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Press Releases / 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2011

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FIRE COMMISSIONER CASSANO TO PRESIDE AT JOINT PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY FOR FDNY MEMBERS


Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will preside over a promotion ceremony for 43 FDNY Fire and EMS members as well as a graduation for 36 FDNY EMS members at 11 a.m. on Fri., Sept. 16, at LaGuardia Community College Performing Arts Center in Long Island City, Queens.

The promotions will include three members to the rank of fire deputy chief, 10 to the rank of fire captain, five to the rank of FDNY EMS captain, 15 to the rank of fire lieutenant and 10 to the rank of fire marshal.

Among the promoted members is Lt. Jason Cascone. After graduating from the Fire Academy, his first day working in the field was Sept. 11, 2001. He became the youngest lieutenant in the FDNY in 2006 at the age of 27. Tomorrow he will be promoted to the rank of captain.

There also will be 36 members graduating as FDNY paramedics. Among the diverse group of graduates, more than 14 languages are spoken, including Spanish, Jamaican Patois, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, German, Creole, Hindi, Gujarati, Urdu, Punjabi, French, Belarusian and Hebrew.

All the promoted and graduating members will be assigned to various units throughout the city.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano, Chief of Department Edward S. Kilduff, Chief of Operations Robert Sweeney, many other FDNY officials and their families.

WHERE:

LaGuardia Community College Performing Arts Center, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City

WHEN:

Fri., Sept. 16, at 11 a.m.

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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