Mayor Reggie Spinello and Commander Joseph Lavery of the VFW James Donohue Post 347 announced that Glen Cove will honor Master Sergeant Christina M. Noon at its annual Veterans Day Memorial Service on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
“It is a privilege to recognize Master Sergeant Noon as she is the first female to be honored during the city’s annual event that pays homage to our city’s military veterans,” said Spinello.
“Master Sergeant Noon is a born leader, she has served in the military for over 18 years and is the first female member of the Glen Cove VFW James Donohue Post 347,” said Lavery.
Noon enlisted in the Army National Guard in February 1998. She graduated from the Avionic Mechanic Course at Fort Eustis, VA, in March 1999, went on to the Air National Guard in February 2002, and then attended the Security Forces Academy in Texas. Graduating in 2002, Noon’s assignments have included the Civil Engineering Squadron, Knowledge Operations Manager and a deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. She is currently a First Sergeant, 106th OG in Westhampton Beach.
Her contributions to the military have been recognized with many awards and commendations including an Air Force Commendation Medal, a Meritorious Unit Award, and an Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters and an Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters. Master Sergeant Noon is also the recipient of the Global War on Terrorism Medal, Army Service Ribbon and the NATO Medal. She was born in Glen Cove and currently resides in Huntington.
The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at the Doughboy Memorial, located on the corner of the Glen Cove Library, 4 Glen Cove Ave.