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Press Releases / 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 16, 2008

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FIRE COMMISSIONER SCOPPETTA TO PRESIDE AT
GRADUATION CEREMONY FOR 78 MEMBERS OF
THE FDNY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta will preside at a graduation ceremony tomorrow for 78 emergency medical technicians (EMT) of the FDNY Emergency Medical Service. All of the members have completed rigorous training programs at the EMS Academy and will be assigned to various EMS stations throughout the City.

Among the graduates, there are four military veterans, including EMT Franklin Trabucco and EMT Chung Hing Sham who have both served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Of the group, there a total of nine different languages spoken, including Spanish, French, Hebrew, Russian, Italian, Cantonese and Ukrainian.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Nicholas, Scoppetta, Chief of Department Salvatore Cassano, Chief of EMS Command John Peruggia and many other FDNY officials, EMS members and their families

WHAT:

Graduation ceremony for 78 members of the FDNY Emergency Medical Service

WHERE:

FDNY Fire Academy on Randall’s Island

WHEN:

Tuesday, June 17, 2007 at 11:00 p.m.

 

 

***Photo-Op

Press Contact: Francis X. Gribbon & Seth E. Andrews, (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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