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Press Releases / 2007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 14, 2007

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Graduation Ceremony For 94 New EMS Graduates

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta tomorrow will preside at a graduation ceremony for 78 new FDNY Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and 16 Paramedics. The newest members of the Fire Department have completed rigorous training programs at the EMS Academy and will be assigned to various EMS stations throughout the City.

Tomorrow’s graduates include three Army veterans who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and one veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard.  Nine of the new members have relatives currently serving with the FDNY.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Chief of Department Salvatore J. Cassano, Chief of EMS Command John Peruggia, 78 new EMTs, 16 Paramedics and their families

WHAT:

Graduation ceremony for 78 new FDNY Emergency Medical Technicians and 16 Paramedics

WHERE:

LaGuardia Community College - 31-10 Thompson Ave. Long Island City, NY

WHEN:

March 15, 2007 at 11:00 a.m.

 

 

**Photo-Op

Press Contact: Francis X. Gribbon & Eileen Ramos, (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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