Leadership

Presentation to Acting Chief of the Fourth New York Battalion

Issue 16 and Volume 65.

Presentation to Acting Chief of the Fourth New York Battalion The presentation of a 20-year service badge and a testimonial to Captain Michael J. J. Martin, acting chief of the Fourth Battalion, took place in the quarters of Engine Company No. 15, at roll call on the 5th of April. Lieutenant Peter P. Dalton made a short presentation speech in behalf of the company members, in which he congratulated the captain upon his splendid record in the fire department. He said that it was the desire of the members who had served under him to present him with a substantial remembrance of their association. Captain Martin was visibly affected and it took him several minutes to recover sufficiently to find words to express his appreciation. He stated that the gift came as a complete surprise to him that he had nothing but the greatest praise for his subordinates and that…

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