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[Share]Published: August 29, 2013

FDNY Commissioner Meets Medal of Honor Recipient

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano meets Army Staff Sergeant Ty Carter, recipient of the Medal of Honor, at the 9/11 Memorial.

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano meets Army Staff Sergeant Ty Carter, recipient of the Medal of Honor, at the 9/11 Memorial.

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano, a U.S. Army veteran, met Medal of Honor recipient, Army Staff Sergeant Ty Carter, at the 9/11 Memorial in Manhattan on Aug. 29.

Members of the FDNY Ceremonial Unit also were on hand to welcome the hero, as well as other city agency representatives and veterans groups.

SSgt. Carter received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama on Aug. 26, 2013, for the heroism he displayed during a 2009 battle with insurgents in Afghanistan.

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