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Josephine Smith of FDNY Division 39

Women Who Inspire Us

National Women’s History Month: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government Written by: Juliana Weiss, Intern Josephine Smith on Answering the Call Josephine Smith, current member of the FDNY, and the only woman in in her division, is redefining the idea of the typical New York City Firefighter. When asked what inspired her to become…

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Women Who Inspire Us: Eileen Treanor

National Women’s History Month: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government Written By: Intern Juliana Weiss Eileen Treanor on Answering the Call When asked what inspired her to become a New York Police Department Captain, Eileen Treanor answered: “I always had a feeling inside me that I would like to help people.” As a teenager…

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My mom - Ronnie, myself, and my aunt - Rosemary on September 11, 2015 at my grandpa's plaque after volunteering handing out feather tattoos for the benefit fund

Granddaughter of Fallen FDNY Hero Answers the Call

The New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund is proud to announce the election of Lauren Koslow to its Junior Committee.  Koslow, a senior auditor at Ernst & Young LLP, joins the Benefit Fund to honor the memories of New York City’s finest and bravest, as well as to further aid families…

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A St. Patrick’s Day Memory

“My husband was a member of the NYPD Pipe and Drum, he carried the flag in front of the pipe band.  Every St. Patrick’s Day we would race up to 71st and wait for him to pass.  My son would race out and take a picture with his dad.  Stephen had a great love for…

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Our Love Story – Kathleen Murray

I’ve been a widow since 1976.  My husband was a member of the NYPD Bomb Squad and was killed while trying to protect the city from a bomb left in the middle of Grand Central Station.  He was only 27 years old.  My sons were 4 years old and 1 year old at the time. …

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