Our founding members

Despite a change by Mayor Bloomberg in December of 2006 that will list first responders together in some fashion, this latest memorial proposal still falls short of what our heroes deserve. It still does not list them according to their department affiliation and it still omits their rank. Both of these have been intricate parts of our longstanding request to have the fallen heroes appropriately honored on the final memorial. The Advocates, together with numerous civilian family groups, are involved in a new effort and we are urging everyone to go to the following website and sign the petition to reflect their disapproval with this continuing slight. We must persist in our efforts to have the heroes honored in a way that they deserve.

In unity,

Jim McCaffrey, Lieutenant, FDNY

John J. Finucane, Lieutenant, FDNY (ret)
Chairman and Founder