CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, CORTLANDT MANOR, NY -- Olga Ramon (middle right) pins the Army Achievement Medal on her son, Sgt. Shawn Stevens (left) during a Freedom Salute Ceremony here on Nov. 17. Brig. Gen. Raymond Shields, director, joint staff, New York National Guard (far right) and Col. Reginald Sanders, commander of the 369th Sustainment Brigade (middle left) observe. The ceremony honored Stevens and 49 other New York Army National Guard Soldiers who served in Kuwait for almost a year. Stevens is from Brooklyn, N.Y.