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Today We Remember Firefighter Matthew Garvey

Matthew’s life was dedicated to the service of the people of America. Matt enlisted in 1981 at the age of 18. In his 10-year career he would make sergeant and become a squad leader in 2nd Anglico‚ an elite scout team that went into hostile territory ahead of ground troops.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Thomas Gardner

Tom Gardner‚ was a 17-year member of the FDNY. He worked for 13 years in Harlem in Engine 59/Ladder 30. Then he transferred to HazMat 1 in Maspeth‚ New York.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Charles Garbarini

When you are smack in the middle of a family of nine children, you could, understandably, have a rough time getting attention. Or, you could not.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Peter Ganci

Peter J. Ganci‚ Jr. was the Chief of Department‚ FDNY‚ the highest ranking uniformed officer. Pete died at the WTC while performing his duties.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Thomas Gambino

Thomas Gambino, 48, was a New York City firefighter for 17 years. Gambino was a union delegate and a devout Catholic who attended Latin mass every week.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Peter Freund

Mr. Freund was a city firefighter for 22 years. He spent the last seven years as a lieutenant in Engine Co. 55 in Manhattan’s Little Italy. Prior to that, he worked for 12 years in Engine Co. 18, Manhattan, after a brief stint in Ladder Co. 8, also Manhattan.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Andrew Fredericks

Andrew was a firefighter in the City of New York (NY) Fire Department (FDNY) assigned to Squad Company 18 in Manhattan, one of five squad companies high inside the First World Trade Center tower rescuing people when it collapsed on September 11, 2001.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Robert Foti

To know Robert Foti, meet his children: Alycia, Robert Jr. and James. Robert Jr. walked down a snowy mountain — twice — to retrieve a stranger’s snowboard.

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Today We Remember Firefighter David Fontana

New York Firefighter Lieutenant David J Fontana was one of 343 firefighters that died while helping to rescue about 28,000 people from the World Trade Center following the attacks of September 11, 2001. Dave was 37. He left behind his widow, Marian, and his son, Aidan.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Thomas Foley

Sometimes the spotlight lands on a New York City firefighter and just stays there. That’s what happened to Thomas Foley, 32, a member of Rescue Company 3 in the Bronx.

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