NEW YORK--Army National Guard Lieutenant General Timothy J. Kadavy Director of the Army National Guard presents Kwabena O. Mensah father of Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah with the Soldiers Medal the Armys top award for valor outside of combat during a ceremony February 16 2018 at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York City fire officials credit Mensah with saving fourlives during an apartment building fire December 28 2017 rescuing peoplethree times before he returned to the building and did not come out.
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Rome Sentinel -- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 Roman top enlisted NY Air National Guard airman Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley, a Rome resident, is now the top enlisted airman for the 5,600-member New York Air National Guard.
New York Times -- Mon, 19 Feb 2018 Soldier Who Died Saving People From Bronx Fire Is Hailed at His Funeral When the deadliest fire in New York City in more than 25 years ripped through the apartment building where Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah lived, he made a choice.
WPIX -- Sat, 17 Feb 2018 Soldier killed while saving lives in tragic Bronx house fire honored with medals THE BRONX Private First Class Emmanuel Mensah, who lost his life while trying to rescue others in a horrific house fire in the Bronx late last year, was honored with the Soldiers Medal and... (more)