Category First Responders

Wake services held for NYPD 9/11 responder from Bethpage | News 12 Long Island

BETHPAGE – Family and friends gathered Thursday night to remember an NYPD officer from Bethpage who died from a 9/11-related illness. Officer Michael Hance was described by his brother Peter as an “exciting person” who liked to be the center of attention. Source: Wake services held for NYPD 9/11 responder from Bethpage | News 12 […]

Army Combat Medics | United States History

The role of Army Combat Medics in the history of the United States of America. In ancient times, if a soldier lay wounded in the field, there was no one to come to his aid. One of the unsung heroes of World War II was the combat medic. First to answer the call for aid, […]

Number of 9/11 responders and others who were at Ground Zero with cancer has tripled | James Wilkinson – Daily Mail Online

WTC Health Program has 5,441 people with 6,378 separate cancers In 2014 it had 1,822, out of the total 48,000 people on its books Dust and smoke from 9/11 attacks has been linked to 50 types of cancer One firefighter said he often sees 10-15 responders at his cancer hospital The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund made […]