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Press Releases / 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2014

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FIRE COMMISSIONER CASSANO TO PRESIDE AT CEREMONY PROMOTING 124 FDNY MEMBERS

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will preside over a ceremony promoting 124 FDNY members on Thursday, June 5th at 11 a.m at the Christian Cultural Center – 120-20 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn.  Two Battalion Chiefs will be promoted to the rank of Deputy Assistant Chief, 18 Captains will be promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief, 40 Lieutenants will be promoted to the rank of Captain, and 64 Firefighters will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.

“This past week, the Department graduated 286 Probationary Firefighters from the academy, recognized 65 members on Medal Day and now, we promote 124 members to new leadership roles within the Department,” said Commissioner Cassano.  “As they assume their new ranks, these Chiefs, Captains and Lieutenants will not only guide our newest Firefighters but will continue to demonstrate and uphold the Department’s standards of service and bravery.”

Together, the newly promoted members represent nearly 1,900 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, June 5 – 11 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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