SYRACUSE-Seven Soldiers and Civilians were awarded the New York State Conspicuous Service Medal at 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team headquarters here on Saturday, Oct. 17 to recognize the role they played in rescuing New York Army National Guard Capt. Timothy Neild from a fiery automobile crash on Dec. 9, 2013. Recognized were: Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Presley, who received the Soldiers Medal; Sergeant John Tirinato, of Castleton, who also received the Soldiers Medal and the New York State Conspicuous Service Medal; and civilians Thomas Buckle of Syracuse; Kevin Harrigan of Syracuse; Sherry Kline of Syracuse, Joseph Krywalski of Liverpool; Dr. Christopher Sewell of Woodbridge, CT; and Kevin Shier of Toronto, Ontario. The civilians all received the New York State Conspicuous Service Medal.
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