Fire Commissioner Emery L. Haskell was recently honored for his service to our Country by the United States Navy in an award ceremony aboard the USS Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard. On Wednesday June 15, 2022 the Admiral of the United States Navy’s 2nd Fleet visited Boston for the sole purpose of awarding the Bronze Star Medal to Emery L. Haskell, Retired U.S. Commander Naval Surface Forces Atlantic.
The Citation, issued by the Secretary of Navy reads as follows: “The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Bronze Star Medal to Commander Emery Haskell - United States Navy for meritorious achievement in connection with combat operations against the enemy while serving as the Rule of Law Coordinator for the Provincial Reconstruction Team from 13 May 2007 to 30 April 2008 in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Commander Haskell’s efforts were instrumental in reestablishing the rule of law in Al Anbar province. He conducted 130 missions to engage with judicial, police and correctional officials, and leveraged U.S. Department of State Quick Reaction Funds to transform the Ramadi Court House and its supporting infrastructure.”
With deep gratitude the City of Malden acknowledges the meritorious achievement of Malden Fire Commissioner Emery L. Haskell while serving with the United States Navy.
Pictured: Commissioner Emery Haskell (center, in white) with Fire Chief Bill Sullivan, Mayor Gary Christenson and members of the Fire Department on Memorial Day where he served as Grand Marshal of the 2022 Memorial Day Parade.