West Harrison resident and New York City Police Detective Joseph Lemm, who was killed while serving with the Air National Guard in Afghanistan, has been awarded the Bronze Star for valor, according to a report on lohud.com
Lemm, 45, a staff sergeant in the Guard and Staff Sgt. Louis M. Bonacasa, of Coram, N.Y., who also got the nation’s fourth-highest military award, were among six Americans killed by a suicide bomber in December, the lohud article said.
A concert to benefit Lemm’s family is planned for Thursday, Feb. 25, at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, lohud also reported.
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