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Press Releases / 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 4, 2009

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FDNY HOLDS PROMOTION CEREMONY FOR FIRE OFFICERS AT RANDALLíS ISLAND

Chief of Department Salvatore Cassano will preside over a promotions ceremony tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the FDNY Training Academy on Randall’s Island for 21 fire officers, including Chief of Counterterrorism and Preparedness, Joseph Pfeifer, who will be promoted to the rank of Assistant Chief.

Other promotions include Division Chief Robert Maynes, who will be promoted to the rank of Deputy Assistant Chief.  Battalion Chiefs Michael Ajello, Kevin Woods, and Stephen Raynis will be promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief.  In addition, 15 firefighters will be promoted to Lieutenant and 1 firefighter will be promoted to the rank of Provisional Pilot in the Marine Division.

“These fire officers will be responsible with helping to lead the FDNY for many years to come,” Commissioner Scoppetta said.  “With over 270 years of combined experience, they have demonstrated an incredible dedication to this department and this city.”

WHO:

Chief of Department Salvatore Cassano, Chief of Operations Robert Sweeney, and many other FDNY officials and their families

WHERE:

FDNY Fire Academy, Building 9 Auditorium, Randallís Island

WHEN:

Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 11 a.m.

***Photo-Op***


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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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