In some of the developements for the National September Eleventh Museum and Memorial being built near Ground Zero, concerns arose that the fallen members would not be properly recognized, their department and rank not recognized. A little more than a year ago I personally met a representative of the committee for this Memorial. What I learned is there are so many details being addressed to make it a fitting memorial for all and a learning experience for future generations. With the recent… Continue
Added by Sue Okenyi on July 6, 2009 at 11:41pm —
I have a good friend, FDNY Retired, that is having a lot of health issues. He has bad heart problems among other health issues. More blockages were just discovered and they believe they will need to put in a stint. This would be his fourth. His wife just emailed me for prayer. His name is Tom. He was FDNY Communications division out of Staten Island. He barely survived the last surgery. All prayers would be appreciated.
Added by Sue Okenyi on February 14, 2009 at 1:26am —
In loving remembrance of Gerald Titmus - Northern Ireland Fire Brigade. He past away yesterday at the age of 45 following a brief illness. I had the awesome opportunity of meeting Gerald when he came to the United States as a member of Fire Fighters For Christ. Our local members asked me to host the Ireland guests at Pelco where I work and give them a tour of our Memorial. Gerald was full of antics pulling a lot of pranks. Firefighters don't pull pranks do they? No. :) Gerald was endearing. He… Continue
Added by Sue Okenyi on November 1, 2008 at 2:28am —
A friend of mine did this video. Her name is Barb Lang. Also check out her website: www.heroes-nogreaterlove.com.
Added by Sue Okenyi on October 24, 2008 at 12:12am —