October 30, 2018 – CBS New York reported that a Vietnam veteran received replacement military medals since his original medals were lost during hurricane Sandy.

“We did a lot of case work during Hurricane Sandy. We had thousands of people that lost much. This was the first time someone came forward and said my medals are gone,” said Rep. Smith.

“On Tuesday, Ebner was re-presented with the awards – including the National Defense Service Medal and the Battle ‘E’ Ribbon which is awarded to Navy crew members who show the highest level of battle preparedness,” reported CBS New York.

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