|NYCHS also is indebted to Warden Kathleen Mulvey for making available one of the original facility copies of Anna M. Kross' order bestowing awards on staffers for their response to the airplane crash. |
The wording and names above, including that of Warden Mulvey's father, James W. Mulvey, constitute Page 1 of the order. "Page 2" describes the crash, the action taken, and praises received by the Department for that action. The order concludes:
Because of the evidence of unusual devotion to duty displayed by the above mentioned members in this incident, the Departmental Meritorious Service Award is bestowed upon them in accordance with Rule 3.57 of the Rules and Regulations.
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