Columbia High School teacher Chris Ciccone received a Legion of Merit (federal) and the NYS Conspicuous Service Medal (state) on September 8 following his retirement from the New York Army National Guard.
According to the Times Union, Mr. Ciccone served 33 years in the National Guard, he is a veteran of the Iraq war and earned a Bronze Star, five Meritorious Service Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, and four Army Reserve Component Achievement Medals during his military career.
Congratulations, Mr. Ciccone!
Congratulations to Mr. Ciccone! https://t.co/6Tym7fBRvA via @timesunion
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