Medal of Valor
An Army reservist survived a tour in the Middle East, only to face danger at home. After facing fire as a medic, the last thing she expected was to hear gun fire near her home in Syracuse.
The Vice President has honored a Long Island firefighter with the Medal of Valor for heroic actions in the line of duty, but if you ask the recipient he’ll say he did nothing special.
Ladder 132’s Peter Demontreux is one of 18 police officers, firefighters and public safety officers who will be awarded the Medal of Valor on Wednesday.