Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

11th Annual Memorial Service and Medals Ceremony
June 10, 2010

2010 Medal of Merit Recipients

2010 Medal Recipients with Commissioner Fischer: Assistant Deputy Superintendent Eileen Russell and Sergeant Thomas Mulhern.

The story of this year's ceremony in words ...

  • Press release on the 2010 DOCS Memorial Service and Medals Ceremony.
  • Full text of the citations for 2010 Medal recipients: Assistant Deputy Superintendent Eileen Russell of Great Meadow and Sergeant Thomas Mulhern of Cayuga.
  • Remarks delivered by Commissioner Brian Fischer during the Memorial Service and Medals Ceremony at the Albany Training Academy.
  • June 6 - June 12, 2010 proclaimed as Correctional Services Employee Week.  68 KB

... and in pictures

Sharon Flanagan

Supervising Correction Counselor Sharon Flanagan of Butler Correctional Facility is the Soloist singing 'The Prayer', at the beginning of the Department’s annual Memorial Service and Medals Ceremony at the Training Academy in Albany.

Emerald Society Band

The Department's Emerald Society Band leads off the start of the Department's annual Memorial Service and Medals Ceremony at the Department's Albany Training Academy.

Father Emmanuel Mantzouris

Father Emmanuel Mantzouris of Central Office delivers the invocation.

Mary Kavaney

Deputy Secretary to the Governor for Public Safety Mary Kavaney addresses the guests attending the Department’s annual Memorial Service and Medals Ceremony at the Training Academy in Albany.

Flag Detail

The Albany Training Academy flag detail march from the lobby into the Training Academy auditorium to post colors.

Jeffrion L. Aubry

Assemblyman Jeffrion L. Aubry addresses the guests attending the Department’s annual Memorial Service and Medals Ceremony at the Training Academy in Albany.

Dale Volker

Senator Dale Volker addresses the guests attending the Department’s annual Memorial Service and Medals Ceremony at the Training Academy in Albany.

Brian Fischer

Commissioner Fischer addresses the guests attending the Department’s 11th annual Memorial Service and Medals Ceremony at the Training Academy in Albany.

Eileen Russell

Commissioner Brian Fischer presents the Medal of Merit to Assistant Deputy Superintendent Eileen Russell of Great Meadow Correctional Facility.

Thomas Mulhern

Commissioner Brian Fischer presents the Medal of Merit to Sergeant Thomas Mulhern of Cayuga Correctional Facility.

Attendees of the Cermony

Attendees at the Department’s annual Memorial Service & Medals Ceremony.

Emerald Society Band

The DOCS Emerald Society Band performs during the pre-ceremony events.

Trumpeters

“Taps” echoed during the Department’s annual Memorial Service and Medals Ceremony. The ceremony is held at the Department’s Albany Training Academy.

Reverend Alfred Twyman

Reverend Alfred Twyman of Downstate Correctional Facility delivers the benediction.

Reverend J. Edward Lewis

Reverend J. Edward Lewis of Fishkill Correctional Facility sings a rendition of 'Amazing Grace'.

2010 Medalists with Superintendents

The 2010 Medal of Merit Recipients are joined by the Superintendents (Norman Bezio & David Stallone) of their respective correctional facilities.

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