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Press Releases / 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 3, 2012

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FIRE COMMISSIONER CASSANO TO PRESIDE AT CEREMONY PROMOTING 41 FDNY MEMBERS

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will preside over a ceremony promoting 41 FDNY members at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4 at the FDNY Academy on Randall's Island.

Ten Captains will be promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief, 15 Lieutenants will be promoted to the rank of Captain, 15 Firefighters will be promoted to Lieutenant, and one Firefighter will be promoted to Marine Engineer.

"Promotion ceremonies are extremely important as they afford us the opportunity to celebrate the current and future leaders of this Department," said Commissioner Cassano. "This group, like all who have come before them, will continue to demonstrate the proud traditions of service, dedication and bravery that are synonymous with the FDNY."

The members being promoted comprise over 630 years of experience with the Department. They will be assigned to various units throughout the city.

WHO:

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

WHERE:

FDNY Academy, Building 12, Randall's Island

WHEN:

Wednesday April 4, 2012 - 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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