Thursday, February 7, 2019

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Rockland County awards 2019 Buffalo Soldier honors

Day and Green (holding award)

NEW CITY – A Spring Valley man was honored Wednesday with the Buffalo Soldier Award for 2019. Lewis Green is a highly decorated veteran of the Army, having served during the Vietnam War.

County Executive Edwin Day said Green has a lifetime of service to the community and nation.

“The freedom we enjoy today would not be possible without the bravery of men and women who served our nation like Lewis did. He embodied the American spirit and dedication to service. His commitment to family, church and spirit of volunteerism is a true testament to his character,” Day said.

Green continues to be active in many organizations and his church.

In addition to the county executive’s proclamation for Green, he was also honored by the county legislature in a ceremony attended by friends and family.

 


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