Valley Stream (NY) Honors Firefighter-EMT

The Field family on Saturday.
The Field family honors their late father. (Photo/Lt. Brian Grogan)

The members of the Valley Stream (NY) Volunteer Fire Department gathered to remember Chief Michael Field on Saturday.

Mike died in the Line of Duty in April after contracting COVID-19. In his honor, local leaders unveiled memorial signs renaming the Southern State Parkway Corona Ave overpass in Mike’s memory.

He spent 15 years as an EMT with the FDNY and served the Village of Valley Stream for over 30 years.

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His wife Stacey and their three sons were on hand to help unveil the signs. His sons, Steven, Richard and Jason. all followed in their father’s footsteps and joined the Valley Stream Volunteer Fire Department.

Steven and Richard also followed their father and are currently EMTs with the FDNY.

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