Photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael OHalloran, 105th Airlift Wing (Released)
STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh, NY, September 11, 2009 - Air Guardsmen pay their respects to a fallen friend at an on-base memorial, after the 105th Airlift Wing’s 8th memorial observance of the terrorist attacks on 9-11. The wing remember two members who were killed doing their duty as civilian first responders when the World Trade Center Towers fell.
Staff Sergeant Jerome Dominguez, a member of the 105th Security Force Squadron and Staff Sgt. Andrew Brunn, who belonged to the 213th Engineering Installation Squadron gave their lives in service of others.
Dominguez was a member of the NYPD Emergency Service Squad #3. Brunn was a member of FDNY Ladder Company #5.
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