National Guardsmen receive awards

Published May 18, 2018 at 4:00pm

Five local members of the New York Army National Guard who participated in the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief support missions following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in 2017, were honored with the Humanitarian Service Award.

They are:

  • Sgt. 1st Class George James from Forestport, who served in Puerto Rico and serves with Company D, 3-142nd Aviation Battalion.
  • Spc. Michael Neidhart from Waterville, who served in Puerto Rico and serves with the 206th Military Police Company.
  • 1st Sgt. Morgan Cady from Boonville, who served in Puerto Rico and serves with the 442nd Military Police Company.
  • Sgt. Dana Tompkins from Rome, who served in Puerto Rico and serves with the 827th Engineer Company.
  • Sgt. Jeffery Fedor from New York Mills, who served in Puerto Rico and serves with the 827th Engineer Company