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Press Releases / 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

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FIRE COMMISSIONER CASSANO TO PRESIDE AT CEREMONY PROMOTING 99 FDNY MEMBERS

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will preside over a ceremony promoting 99 FDNY members on Thursday, September 12 at 10a.m. at the Christian Cultural Center, 120-20 Flatlands Avenue in Brooklyn.  Two Battalion Chiefs will be promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief, 52 Lieutenantswill be promoted to the rank of Captain, and 45 Firefighters will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.

“With this promotion of new leaders in the Department so close to the anniversary of September 11th, we are reminded of those who led this Department that day and demonstrated what it meant to be a New York City Firefighter,” said Commissioner Cassano.  “These new officers will bring to their work the unmatched dedication for which the FDNY is known, and for which those members we remember on September 11th serve forever as a testament.”

Together, the newly promoted members have over 1,400 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 and many other FDNY officials and their families. 

WHERE:

Christian Cultural Center 120-20 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn.

WHEN:

Thursday, September 12 – 10 a.m.

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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