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October 1999 Promotion Ceremony

Chief of Department
Peter J. Ganci Jr

Chief of Department, Chief Peter J. Ganci Jr

Peter J. Ganci has most recently been serving in the positions of Chief of Operations and Acting Chief of Department, New York City Fire Department. He was appointed to the New York City Fire Department in 1968 and has been promoted through the ranks since that time.
During the years of 1994 through 1996, Chief Ganci served as Chief in Charge of the Bureau of Fire Investigation where he was responsible for revamping the Bureau and instituting new programs and procedures to bring the unit into the 21st century.
      In January, 1996 he was appointed Chief of Operations, the second highest uniformed position in the Fire Department, overseeing day to day management swearing in of Chief Ganciof all line units with the top concerns of fire suppression and the safety of members operating in the field.
      Most recently, Chief Ganci has been serving the Department in the title of Acting Chief of Department, the highest uniformed position in the New York City Fire Department. He is responsible for the prevention and extinguishment of fires and the protection of life and property from fire and\or disaster in the City of New York.
      Chief Ganci resides in Massapequa, New York with his wife, Kathleen. They have been married for 26 years, and have three children, Peter, 25, Christopher, 23 and Danielle, 20.


Chief of Operations
Daniel A. Nigro

Chief Nigro

Daniel A. Nigro, currently holds the title of Chief of Operations, of the New York City Fire Department. He was appointed to the Department in 1969 and has been assigned to several boroughs while being promoted through the ranks.
      During the time from 1996 through 1997, Chief Nigro served as Chief in Charge of the Emergency Medical Service Command where he oversaw the merger of the Emergency Medical Service into the Fire Department.       His most recently held position was that of Citywide Tour Commander, responsible Swearing in of Chief Nigro for the Operations Planning team and citywide fire coverage of multiple alarms.
      In October, 1999 he was appointed Chief of Operations, the second highest uniformed position in the Fire Department, overseeing day to day management of all line units with the top concerns of fire suppression and the safety of members operating in the field.
      Chief Nigro resides in Whitestone, Queens with his wife Lynn. They have been married for 28 years and have two daughters Lisa, age 22 and Lori, age 16.


Promotion to Deputy Assistant Chief

Chief Gustave Reinhold



PROMOTION TO LIEUTENANT

FROM

FF Nicholas Corrado
FF Thomas J. Herrlich
FF Steven M. Leidner
FF Brien P. McGuire
FF Gary T. Rishell
FF Allen M. Crowley
FF Martin J. Cass
FF Robert W. Oehler
FF William J. McCarthy
FF Thomas A. Hughes
FF Michael J. Giammarino
FF Daniel D. Hopkins
FF Stephen G. Harrell

Squad 288
Ladder 6
Ladder 27
Ladder 126
Ladder 148
Engine 26
Engine 79
Ladder 102
Ladder 119
Ladder 108
Engine 167
Ladder 4
Ladder 157



PROMOTION TO SUPERVISING FIRE MARSHAL

FROM

LT Ralph Bernard, Jr.
FM Werner J. Cook
FM Robert G. Byrnes
FM Robert J. Rostkowski
FM Wayne A. Corbett

Battalion 28
Brooklyn Base
Citywide SIU
Queens Base
Administrative BFI



PROMOTION TO PROVISIONAL PILOT

FROM

FF Richard V. Borkowski
FF Sean M. O’Connor
FF Daniel W. Zecchini

Marine 6
Ladder 46
Marine 6



OATH OF OFFICE

          I, (state your name) having been promoted to the rank of (state rank) in the Fire Department of the City of New York, do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of New York, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of such rank, according to the Laws, Regulations, and Orders governing the Department, and will obey the orders and directions of my superiors, to the best of my ability, so help me God.

 


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