9-11 20th Anniversary Memorial Service Springhill Fl
By SCOTT LAPRADE, Senior Correspondent | September 11, 2021 | FLORIDA
Story No. 091421120
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comHernando County Chief of the Fire Department Scott Hechler speaks to the crowd.
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comThe Fireman's Prayer read by Fire Cadet Zakery White
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comMemorial to Father Mychael Judge of the FDNY that was presented by Chaplain Gaye Hieb, 3rd Order of Franciscan
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comLaying of the Wreaths Ret FDNY Gene Sausto & Mya Olivia Fagan for the FDNY
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comLaying of the NYPD Wreath by Ret. NYPD John Caruso & Thomas Schaefer
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comRinging of the bells FDNY Lt. & Ret. FL Fire Chief Dan Chichester
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comHernando Fire Honor Guard
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comEngraved piece of the Trade Center steel -MAY WE NEVER FORGET
The FDNY Retired Firefighters of Spring Hill Chapter 343 along with the Retired NYPD held their 20th Anniversary Memorial Service on September 11th at the VFW Post 10209 in Spring Hill. President John Lightsey (Ret FDNY) along with many other retirees spent countless hours preparing for this day. The day was a successful one with many of people from the VFW to motorcycle riders to veterans to Police and Firefighters from Hernando County on hand. Many of donors from the county were gracious enough to donate food and more for all.
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