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Press Releases / 2006 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 5, 2006


Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta To Preside Over Graduation Ceremony For 183 Probationary Firefighters

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta tomorrow will preside over a graduation ceremony for
183 Probationary Firefighters.  The “Probies” have successfully completed the rigorous 13-week training program and will now be assigned to fire companies throughout the five boroughs.  One of tomorrow’s graduates is related to a member who made the Supreme Sacrifice on September 11, 2001.

The graduating class also includes 21 firefighters who previously served in the military.


Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Chief of Department Salvatore Cassano, Senior FDNY Officials, members of graduating class and hundreds of family members and friends


Graduation Ceremony for 183 Probationary Firefighters


Walt Whitman Hall - Brooklyn College, Nostrand Avenue / Avenue H


Thursday, July 6, 2006 at 10:00 AM


Press Contact: Francis X. Gribbon / Farrell Sklerov, FDNY (718) 999-2056

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