Chicago Firefighter Larry McCormack Awarded 2012 Ray Downey Courage & Valor Award

At the FDIC Opening Ceremonies in Indianapolis this morning, Chicago (IL) Firefighter Larry McCormack was awarded the 2012 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award for his conspicuous bravery in saving the life of fellow Chicago Firefighter Gerald Carter. The Courage and Valor Award is named in honor of the the life and legacy of FDNY Chief Ray Downey, who lost his life in the September 11 terrorist attacks on New York City. "Firefighter McCormack's actions reflect on the fire service's true values," said PennWell CEO Robert Biolchini as he presented the award alongside FDNY Battalion Chiefs Joe Downey and Chuck Downey, Ray's Downey sons. "So today we recognize him individually b...

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