Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis Race in Staten Island
By STEVE WHITE, Correspondent | June 13, 2021 | NEW YORK
Story No. 061521104
Photo by STEVE WHITEFDNY Bureau of training tent
Photo by STEVE WHITEFDNY Emerald society Pipes and Drums.
Photo by STEVE WHITEFDNY Color Guard
Photo by STEVE WHITERunners at the start of the race.
Photo by STEVE WHITEBob and Linda Ollis, parents of Sgt. Michael Ollis.
Photo by STEVE WHITEFDNY ceremonial truck
Photo by STEVE WHITEFDNY Ceremonial unit 2
Photo by STEVE WHITEFDNY Ceremonial Ambulance
STATEN ISLAND, NY - Over 500 runners took part in the 2021 Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis 5K run in Staten Island on June 13th. Sgt. Ollis was a U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan while shielding a Polish soldier. FDNY, with the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, helped with the logistics of the race.
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