Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Widow of fallen FDNY Chief Michael Fahy asks to donate funds raised by Stephen Siller Foundation to needy veterans

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation last week announced a fundraising campaign to raise money to pay off the mortgage of the home of the Fahy family, after FDNY Deputy Chief Michael Fahy was killed last month in the line of duty. When it was her turn to speak, Fiona Fahy thanked the foundation but said […]

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NYPD, FDNY heroes team up for hurricane rescue

One of NYC’s Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue teams, made up of FDNY firefighters and NYPD officers, saved a North Carolina family from the floodwaters of Hurricane Matthew this week, report Tom Wilson and Daniel Prendergast in the NY Post. The unit consists of four boat crews and 45 members of the NYPD and FDNY. They have […]

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A general’s new mission: leading a charge against PTSD

Brig. Gen. Donald C. Bolduc commands American Special Operations Forces in Africa. He is a Green Beret, has completed eight tours of combat, survived a helicopter crash and bombings. He has PTSD and a brain injury. And he wants to reduce the stigma that such injuries can have and get treatment for those like him reports Dionne Searcey in […]

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