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Medal of Valor Firefighters

Gripping Tales of Bravery from America"s Decorated Heroes

by Michael L. Middleton

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire services,
  • Reference works,
  • True Stories,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Firefighting Tactics And Strategy,
  • United States,
  • Technology,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • USA,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Disaster Relief & Rescue Operations,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Emergency medical personnel,
  • Fire Science,
  • Awards,
  • Fire extinction,
  • Fire fighters,
  • Personal narratives

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9254297M
    ISBN 100071410287
    ISBN 109780071410281
    OCLC/WorldCa52152844

    Blackinton Medals of Valor, Heroism, and achievement are each meticulously hand-crafted out of the finest metals and finishes. Many of our police and fire medals can be personalized with interchangeable lettered panels (see panel listing below) and seals. Customize your medal with one of . FIREDEPARTMENT, CITYOFNEWYORK • MEDALDAY 3 Michael R. Bloomberg Mayor It is a great pleasure to welcome everyone to the New York City Fire Department’s Medal Day Each day, our Fire Department demonstrates its unwavering commitment to protecting others and it is this dedi-cation that is key to why New York remains the safest big City in the nation.

    The TribLocal has an article about a Highland Park firefighter being awarded the Medal of Valor.. Christopher Gottschalk [always] dreamed of becoming a firefighter. On a cold morning in December, his passion and training drove him to save a man, helpless and gasping for breath, inside a burning Highland Park home as flames raced up the basement walls and across a plywood ceiling in a room.   The Public Safety Medal of Valor recognizes police, firefighters and other first responders for exceptional courage. Obama said the actions of the .

    28 South Bay police officers, 6 firefighters to be honored for heroism, career achievement Ian Maier felt the heat against his uniform. Fire and black smoke surrounded him as he reached into the burning car for the trapped ers: Major Crime Books. 54 likes. Michael Middleton is a retired Los Angeles Police Sergeant who served 21 years with the Department. He has authored several ers:


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Medal of Valor Firefighters. A new edition will be available by June 1, Since Septemthe nation’s firefighters have been lauded for their courage and selflessness, yet many of their tales remain untold.

Medal of Valor Firefighters recounts numerous stories of grace under fire in the words of decorated heroes themselves. Medal of Honor Firefighters details extraordinary acts of bravery by firefighters who risked their lives to save others.

While paying appropriate tribute to the heroic actions of NY firefighters who lost their lives 9/11, the stories illustrate exceptional acts by other professional firefighters, volunteer firefighters, and wilderness firefighters/5(8). Medal of Valor Firefighters recounts numerous stories of grace under fire in the words of decorated heroes themselves.

The men and women in this engrossing work, who unflinchingly risked their lives against impossible odds, Medal of Valor Firefighters book their tales with striking humility/5(8). The Medal of Valor is awarded to a Firefighter for performance above and beyond the call of duty at extreme personal risk and having been instrumental in rescuing and saving another person's life.

This medal is automatically awarded ti a Firefighter who dies in the line of duty. Fire Department, City of New York Medal Day 3 The CiTy of New york offiCe of The Mayor New york, Ny June 7, Dear Friends: It is a great pleasure to welcome everyone as the New York City Fire Department.

The Service Recognition Medal is awarded to a firefighter in acknowledgement of their long and faithful service. The Medal of Valor is awarded to a Firefighter for performance above and beyond the call of duty at extreme personal risk and having been instrumental in rescuing and saving another person's life.

Fire Department, City of New York Medal Day 4. Daniel A. Nigro. Fire Commissioner. n the simplest terms, Medal Day can be described as a story of lives saved; but it is actually so much more.

Get this from a library. Medal of valor firefighters: gripping tales of bravery from America's decorated heroes. [Michael L Middleton] -- Presents stories of heroism by fire fighters from around the country, including a rescue of a trapped woman during the earthquake in San Francisco and the rescue of a child from a burning.

"Medal of Valor Firefighters" details the extraordinary feats of those brave men and women. From the disaster of downtown Manhattan, to the earthquaking streets of San Francisco, these unforgettable stories are told through the rough-and-ready words of the.

The original Medal of Valor was established on J by President Bill Clinton with his issuance of Executive Order and was originally called the Presidential Medal of Valor for Public Safety Officers.

This award was later superseded to its current form with the enactment of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of (Pub.L. –12, Stat. 20, H.R.).Eligibility: Firefighters, Law enforcement officers. Medal of Valor Firefighters by Michael Middleton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The Honour medal for firefighters (French: "Médaille d'honneur des Sapeurs Pompiers") is a state decoration of France bestowed by the Ministry of the Interior to members of the French Fire Service. Although possessing a two century old firefighting tradition, the French government proved slow in recognizing the service and courage of the men and women who face risk on a daily basis to save Next (higher): Medal for voluntary military service.

Firefighter to receive Medal of Valor Award. Firefighter to receive Medal of Valor Award. Stamford Firefighters Medal Day Ceremony - Duration: It's Relevant TV views. Battalion Chief Michael Clements, Lt.

Amy Judy, Lt. John Kelly, and Firemedic Nick Miller all received the honor at Tuesday’s County Commissioners Meeting. This list of medals for bravery is an index to articles about notable medals awarded for bravery or valor. These medals, usually associated with military forces, police forces, or other public safety entities, are given to personnel who have served with gallantry, often.

Focusing on the most courageous firefighters--those who have been decorated for heroism'¬ Medal of Valor Firefighters presents the extraordinarily rich and rugged voices of men and women who fight urban building fires, who battle sweeping forest fires, who perform emergency rescues, and who face extreme danger and risk as part of their.

LVMPD's Medal of Valor recipient learned that life and death choices can come down to only a split-second. Officer Steven Lehmann had just purchased a Big-Gulp and was ready to. Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder awarded the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor to 14 firefighters, paramedics and police officers yesterday on the White House grounds.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. From left Medal of Valor winners, Corona Fire Captain Don Remp, Fireman Rex Vahovick and Fire Captain Ralph Davis all retired pose with Fire Chief John Medina for. Since Septemthe nation's firefighters have been lauded for their courage and selflessness, yet many of their tales remain untold.

Medal of Valor Firefighters recounts numerous stories of grace under fire in the words of decorated heroes men and women in this Author: Michael Middleton. – A fire medic received a Medal of Valor for saving the life of a fellow firefighter who could have been electrocuted.

Tyler Hollingsworth joined the Newport News Fire Department three years ago.The highest award, the medal of valor, was presented to 12 firefighters, including four from Lynn who were the first to arrive at a house fire that killed four members of a family on Dec.

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