FDIC, Leadership

News in Brief: June 2019

Issue 6 and Volume 172.

news in brief FDIC International 2019 Honorees Various awards were presented during the Opening Ceremonies on April 10 and 11 at Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) International 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana, at the Indianapolis Convention Center. Here are some of the highlights. Courage and Valor Award: Lieutenant Bradford T. Clark Lieutenant Bradford T. Clark of Hanover County (VA) Fire-EMS was honored posthumously with the 2019 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award at Opening Ceremony Day 1 on April 10. The award was presented to Clark’s widow, Melanie Clark. Photos by Tony Greco unless otherwise noted. The award commemorates the life and career achievements of Fire Department of New York Deputy Chief Ray Downey, who lost his life while commanding rescue operations at the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001. Downey was chief of rescue operations and a 39-year veteran of the FDNY. He was the commander of rescue…

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