Thursday, October 11, 2012

VIDEO: FDNY Memorial Day 2012

UWS Manhattan - Nearly 7,000 firefighters, paramedics and EMTs gathered at the Fireman's Monument on Manhattan's Upper West Side on Oct. 10 for FDNY Memorial Day. The annual event remembered 11 active FDNY members who have died in the last year, two of whom lost their lives in the line of duty.
The Department remembered the two men who died in the line of duty, Lt. Joseph DiBernardo, Special Operations Command, and Lt. Richard Nappi, E-237. Active duty members who died in the last year also were remembered, including, FF Chad Lundwall, L-142; FF David Wagner, E-3; FF Christopher Whelehan, L-111; FF Michael Schroeter, E-97; Lt. Vincent Barone, E-55; Lt. Patrick Sullivan, L-58; Lt. Vito Berretta, E-282; Paramedic Leonard Joyner, Station 7; FF Lawrence Sullivan, R-5.

After the ceremony, which honored the families of those lost, all FDNY members in attendance marched up Riverside Drive as a mark of respect. The march lasted more than 15 minutes.

{NewYorkBuffMedia Newsroom - Video by: FDNY Press}

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