Publication of this 2015 edition of the fdny medal day book was. Kenny memorial medal through his role as president of the fdny honorary fire officers association. Nigro presided at the annual fdny medal day ceremony at city hall plaza. If you purchase additional books will combine shipping. The ceremony highlighted the great work of 65 fdny fire and ems members, presenting their. A nigro presided over fdny s 149th annual medal day ceremony at city hall plaza. Publications for active fdny personnel use only fdny pro. The honor legion of the fire department of the city of new york has dedicated themselves to the families of members who died in the line of duty saving lives and protecting property of the citizens of new york city.
Publication of this 20 edition of the fdny medal day book was made possible by several grants. Nigro presided at the annual fdny medal day ceremony on wednesday, june 3 at 11 a. The fdny gratefully acknowledges the generosity of the following contributors. The unofficial home page of fdny new york city fire. The fdny on june 1 honored a number of firefighters and ems personnel who live or work in queens at the departments annual medal day ceremony in manhattan. Habitual rule breakers that have exhausted all of the above will receive a permanent lifetime ban that will be strictly enforced. Richardson was awarded the 20 columbia society medal for operating above the fire in deteriorating conditions and rescuing a 55 year old man who was unconscious in his bed at box 1636 which was transmitted for a heavy fire in the store of a 2 story brick adjacent to e283 quarters on the night of october. Publication of this 2017 edition of the fdny medal day book was made possible by several grants. Jun 09, 2010 hispanic society memorial medal firefighter brian e. The annual medal day ceremony honors both uniformed and civilian members of the nypd of all ranks who have made significant acts of heroism, some who have even made the ultimate sacrifice, laying down their lives in the upholding of their sworn oath as police officers. Ramilo is officially recognized by the fdny with the.
Fdny paramedic injures partner in alleged ambulance attack. As a result of its seniority among medals, it is awarded annually for the most outstanding act of heroism after the consideration and deliberate judgement of the members of the board of merit of the fdny. Since its establishment more than 140 years ago, the fire department of new york has extinguished more than two million fires and saved hundreds of thousands of lives. Medal day is one of the departments most timehonored traditions, dating back to 1869. Fdny firefighter busted for alleged parking spot beatdown. Jan 09, 2020 in june, the fdny honored both women at their medal day ceremony for making prehospital saves in 2018, officials said. Stands free delivery possible on eligible purchases. Below is a link to the book pdf describing each of the honorees along with details and photos showing how and what they did to be recognized. Chief sullivan is a navy veteran and a member of yorktown heights engine company for over 15 years, as well as a past member of. Special thanks to all fdny members honored at medal day. Welcome to the digital home of the fdny foundation, the official nonprofit organization of the fdny. The unofficial home page of fdny new york city fire department. Chief sullivan is a navy veteran and a member of yorktown heights engine company for over 15 years, as well as. Fdny valor award citation ribbon insignia bars these ribbons are awarded each year by the new york city fire department at medal day the first wednesday in june.
A total of 67 firefighters, paramedics, emts, and fire marshals, and officers were recognized and honored for their lifesaving work in the last year. Hispanic society memorial medal firefighter brian e. Chief sullivan received multiple awards and accolades during his years with the department as well. In 2015 regina wilson was elected as the vulcan societys first female president. Jun 08, 2019 fdny firefighter gilberto martinez and family at fdny medal day ceremonies at city hall. Individual members are presented these awards based on meritorious acts of bravery. The fdny medal day ceremony is a moment to express our admiration for the valor, heroism and extraordinary acts of the men and women we call new yorks bravest. It is a great pleasure to welcome everyone to the new york city fire department. A 3 day suspension will be issued if the user continues to break the forum rules. Fdny firefighters suspended for bronx medal day melee given allclear to return to duty. Fdny issues commemorative medals wnyc new york public. Dennis murphy, according to a facebook posting made when she graduated the ems academy in 2016. Nyfd academy instructor regina wilson, a 16year veteran tested by the events of 911 on the fdny and a member of engine co 219 in park slope, brooklyn, was elected president of the 75 yr old vulcan society.
June 3, fdny celebrated its 146th annual medal day in a ceremony at new york city hall. Since its inception in 1865, the new york city fire department has led efforts to protect people across the five boroughs while also helping to make new york the safest big city in the nation. Protecting the lives of others is a duty, a mission and a sacred calling. New york if you see any new york city firefighters wearing their navy blue dress uniforms, you may be able to tell where they were on september 11th.
Mclaughlin ladder company 21 january 15, 2009, 1524 hours, box 220868, hudson river, manhattan appointed to the fdny on february 8, 1998. Check out our home page and learn more about our mission and how your donation helps us save lives every single day. The event honored fire officers, 1 fire marshal, 26 firefighters, two emergency medical service ems officers, four paramedics, and four emergency medical technicians emts. A 45 day suspension will be issued if the user is found to be a habitual rule breaker. Acts of valor recognized at 149th annual fdny medal day. Pernice was awarded the same honor at the medal day ceremony in 2017, records show. The james gordon bennett medal was established in 1869 and, for years, it was the sole decoration awarded for valor in the fdny. Were paying tribute to the bravest of the bravest, mayor michael bloomberg said. Read the details in the 2016 medal day book they have done the extraordinary, said the mayor, who was joined by fdny commissioner daniel nigro. The event honored 67 fdny firefighters, paramedics, emts, fire marshals and officers for their lifesaving work in the last year. Nypd honors 88 members of the department at annual medal day. Fire department, city of new york medal day 2007 3 michael r. Browse our shop and find official fdny merchandise and oneofakind collectibles.
Fdnys medal day ceremony at city hall plaza members of the fdny earned their departments nickname, the bravest, wednesday at a city hall ceremony that celebrated acts of heroism. The fdny on june 1 honored a number of firefighters and ems personnel who live or work in queens at the departments annual medal day ceremony in. Nigro, for using a lifesaving rope to rescue a man trapped in a manhattan fire on oct. Dec 20, 2019 he was a constant presence at fdny memorial services and the departments annual medal day celebration, including taking part in funding the thomas a. Acts of valor recognized at fdny medal day fire engineering. Nigro presided at the ceremony, which honored fire officers, 1 fire marshal, 26 firefighters, two emergency medical service ems officers, four paramedics, and four emergency medical technicians emts, as well as four fire companies that were awarded. Publication of this 2010 edition of the fdny medal day book was made possible by several grants. Members of yorktown fire wish fdny ems chief john jackie. Jun 08, 2018 acts of valor recognized at 149th annual fdny medal day firefighter now lieutenant james p. Fdny thanks nyshfca for making an investment in the future of the department. Honoring bravery at fdny medal day firefighter nation. Bellew ladder 27 died in the line of duty at an apartment fire in the bronx.
Bloomberg mayor since becoming mayor of new york city, i have frequently been privileged to work closely with the new york city fire department and witness firsthand the dedication, commitment and courage of these brave men and women, who sacrifice so much to protect their fellow new yorkers. Fdny honor legion supporting families for the firefighters. As you will read, some of these recipients are heroes in the truest sense. On monday, january 14, the new york state honorary fire chiefs association presented the annual scholarship awards at fdny headquarters in brooklyn. On november 3, 1934 two members of ladder 120 rescued two people at 361 bristol street.
Fdny s medal day ceremony at city hall plaza members of the fdny earned their departments nickname, the bravest, wednesday at a city hall ceremony that celebrated acts of heroism. Nyfd academy instructor regina wilson, a 16year veteran tested by the events of 911 on the fdny and a member of engine co 219 in park slope, brooklyn, was elected president of the 75 yr. Jun 04, 2014 the fdny celebrated the 145th annual medal day at the 69th regiment armory in manhattan on june 4, 2014. Jan 23, 2020 january 23, 2005 was black sunday in new york when fdny lt. Chief sullivan, served the city of new york for 32 years in the fdny ems division, working his way up the ranks and finishing up his career as deputy chief of fdny ems. To me it has always been one of the best reads of the year. The fdny honorary fire officers association jack lerch, president dorothy marks honorary fire commissioner the fdny foundation stephen l. Contains medals awarded to members from rescues made the previous year. At the fdny medal day ceremony on june 6, the firefighter thomas r. For this he was awarded his second bennett medal the first was for the walbaums fire the highest award possible in the fdny. As part of the ceremonies fdny issues a softcovered medal day book which lists the honorees and describes the action. The fire departments medal day book is published annually to honor the courage, commitment and compassion of all fdny members. Lieutenant walsh makes history at medal day joinfdny.878 300 706 1171 1109 1131 1363 141 355 42 477 1604 1591 150 506 1392 7 29 793 1213 1081 1541 1280 835 1434 231 1090 40 503 309 1274 1301 622 159 1256 1385 84 418 624 873 319 1238 689 466 29 409 1076 11 1317 1246