Sergeant Joseph Landi
Award: Honoring Our Veterans
After September 11, 2001, Sergeant Joseph Landi decided it was his time to fight for his country, immediately after graduating high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps which he served for 8 years. During his enlistment, he served two tours in Iraq. One of which he was part of the First battle of Fallujah in 2004 and the second in 2006 of which he was part of a Military Transition team whose responsibility was training the Iraqi Army. He was awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, a Navy Unit Citation, a Combat Action Ribbon and 2 Letters of Commendation. When his service was completed he decided he still wanted to serve his community. He continued to do so as he is currently a Police Officer within the NYPD. Joe continues to uphold the Marine Corps motto of Honor, Courage and Commitment and believes in giving back to the community and standing up for what is right.