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EOD Soldier Honored for Afghan Heroism

GLENVILLE-- New York Army National Guard Sgt. Joshua Young, a member of the 1108th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) receives the Bronze Star with V device for valor during a ceremony at the Scotia-Glenville Armed Forces Reserve Center here on Friday, July 19. Brig. General Michael Swezey, the commander of the 53rd Troop Command presented Young with the medal. He was recognized for saving the life of a fellow Soldier while under continuous enemy fire on March 16, 2012 while he was serving in Afghanistan with an EOD battalion from Fort Drum, NY.

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