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Press Releases / 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 17, 2013

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FIRE COMMISSIONER CASSANO TO PRESIDE AT PROMOTION CEREMONY FOR 9 EMS CAPTAINS AND 25 EMS LIEUTENANTS

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will preside over a ceremony promoting 34 FDNY EMS Officers on Wednesday, December 18 at 10 a.m. at the FDNY Training Academy, Building 9 on Randall’s Island.  Nine Lieutenants will be promoted to the rank of Captain and 25 Paramedics will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.

“This group of outstanding FDNY members represent the future of emergency medical services in New York City, they will continue to guide the EMTs and Paramedics serving in the field as they respond to life-threatening emergencies,” said Commissioner Cassano.  “Assuming their new ranks, the responsibility of those promoted will grow further as they demonstrate to the members and patients in the field the strength and dedication of this Department in providing the best pre-hospital care in the world.”

Together, the newly promoted officers have over 450 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; Chief of EMS Abdo Nahmod; and many FDNY members and their families.

WHERE:

FDNY Training Academy, Building 9Randall’s Island, NY

WHEN:

Wednesday, December 18 – 10 a.m.

**PHOTO OP**

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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