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    ta176 replied to the thread PRAYERS REQUESTED..
    Prayers and hope that he overcomes his illness.
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    Wow this is not the FDNY I worked in for 31 years. When does this reverse racism stop. Streets renamed, cities burnt down again and...
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    Something I haven't seen in a while, 3 1600 boxes with fires. In the war years not a day went by when there wasn't a job in Brownsville.
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    ta176 replied to the thread ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES..
    Ret. SFM Alfonso Jones on 6/7/2020 in Raleigh, NC at age of 84. He was a member of TCU732, L174 & 176 before his appointment to the Fire...
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    ta176 replied to the thread Ponder this.....
    Since there are 4 wheel cylinders 1 has to be the master to them all. The master tells them when to work.
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    ta176 replied to the thread Busy Day in NYC 6/24/20.
    Was there a full moon? Back in the day that was a sign of a busy nite.
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    ta176 replied to the thread ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES..
    Ret. Capt. Richard Schulken on 6/22/2020 former Capt. of E 233, son John former FF of 233 & 176. Wake on Fri. 6/26 at the Mangano...
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    ta176 replied to the thread Famous Folks/Fireman Fathers.
    Joe DiResta E233 sons John & Jim, John did a sitcom and Jim very talented did shop programs.
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    ta176 replied to the thread ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES..
    Jack arrived at the Tin House around 83. Lt. Manzilla came to 176 and told Jack to come. Of course the heavy war years were almost a...
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    ta176 replied to the thread INFLAMMATORY MESSAGE..
    Why didn't Eric become a FF? Could he not pass the test, physical and mental? When we were running all night and going to several jobs...
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    As a FF that worked the night of the July 77 blackout and I watched the looting and burning on Broadway. They drove a car through the...
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    ta176 replied to the thread ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES..
    Another war vet Gus Logerfo passed away 5/29/2020. I worked with him a short time when I was in 233-2 and he was in the first section.
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    ta176 replied to the thread LAD*27 '69 SEAGRAVE RM..
    That rig that we inherited from 732 was a 2 cycle diesel and 5 speed stick and was quick. A chauffer had the unfortunate problem of...
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