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Long Island firefighters honored at FDNY ceremony

Honorees at the FDNY Medal Day Ceremony, including

Honorees at the FDNY Medal Day Ceremony, including Long Islander Lt. James Wood, far left, stand for the final invocation. (June 5, 2013) Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Three Long Island firefighters were honored at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory.

Honorees at the FDNY Medal Day Ceremony, including
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Honorees at the FDNY Medal Day Ceremony, including Long Islander Lt. James Wood, far left, stand for the final invocation. (June 5, 2013)

Lt. Thomas G. Woods, a Long Island native,
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Lt. Thomas G. Woods, a Long Island native, receives the James Gordon Bennett Medal for his heroic efforts during superstorm Sandy at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory. (June 5, 2013)

EMT Thomas Staubitser, of Montauk, was honored at
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EMT Thomas Staubitser, of Montauk, was honored at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory for helping to stop a disoriented man from driving through a crosswalk and into a busy park. He poses with his his mother, Marlene, and father, Thomas, a retired firefighter. (June 5, 2013)

Honorees in the front row at the FDNY
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Honorees in the front row at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony include Lt. Thomas Woods, front left corner, a Long Island native who received the James Gordon Bennett Medal. (June 5, 2013)

Firefighter Patrick J. Griffin, from Oceanside, waits to
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Firefighter Patrick J. Griffin, from Oceanside, waits to receive his award at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory. (June 5, 2013)

Firefighter, Patrick J. Griffin, from Oceanside, walks off
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Firefighter, Patrick J. Griffin, from Oceanside, walks off the stage after receiving his award at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory. (June 5, 2013)

EMT Thomas Staubitser of Montauk, poses with his
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EMT Thomas Staubitser of Montauk, poses with his mother, Marlene, and father, Thomas, a retired firefighter, at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory. ( June 5, 2013)

Firefighter Patrick J. Griffin, of Oceanside, poses with
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Firefighter Patrick J. Griffin, of Oceanside, poses with his family and Mayor Michael Bloomberg after receiving his award. (June 5, 2013)

EMT honorees, Marilyn Arroyo and Jimmy Guailacela, from
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EMT honorees, Marilyn Arroyo and Jimmy Guailacela, from Station 46, receive their awards at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory. (June 5, 2013)

EMT honoree, Marilyn Arroyo, from Station 46, salutes
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EMT honoree, Marilyn Arroyo, from Station 46, salutes at the invocation of the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory. (June 5, 2013)

Firefighter Joseph Adinolfi III, of Breezy Point, poses
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Firefighter Joseph Adinolfi III, of Breezy Point, poses with his wife, Jennifer, daughter Jackie, 7 months of age, and mother Josephine at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory. (June 5, 2013)

Family members take pictures at the FDNY Medal
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Family members take pictures at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory. (June 5, 2013)

Hope McHale receives an award for her late
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Hope McHale receives an award for her late husband, Fire Marshall Martin McHale at the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory. She holds one of her twin sons, Ryan. (June 5, 2013)

Firefighter Kievon Harper stands with his family, including
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Firefighter Kievon Harper stands with his family, including son Kievon Jr., daughter Kirsten, mother Teffera, sister Leanora, in blue, and wife Mercedes, far right, outside after the FDNY Medal Day ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory. (June 5, 2013)

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