Neil Jones, Sr., right, of Binghamton, N.Y., was at his job as a hospital valet supervisor when he helped to save a Johnson City, N.Y., police officer from an armed assailant on March 31, 2014, in Johnson City. Jones and another hospital employee witnessed the assault, pulled the man off the officer’s back, and helped to subdue him. For his actions, Jones was awarded the medal in June, and in October 2016 it was presented to him by Michael T. Chura of Baldwinsville, N.Y. Chura received the medal in 2011.
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