Sgts Mike Levasseur and Pete Sanders present flags flown over Fire Base Farah in Afghanistan on September 11, 2006 in memory of FDNY firefighters Robert Beddia and Joseph Graffagnino to Lieutenant O'Connor of E-24 and Captain Pat McNally of Ladder 5. Video of the presentation 2 versions: Quicktime or Youtube
At the 5 & 24 I found the soldiers and asked them if they would present 2 more Q- West Fire Rescue patches from Renee in Iraq along with the 2 flags that the soldiers had brought from Afghanistan to honor Robert Beddia and Joseph Graffagnino who died on August 18, 2007, at the Deutsche Bank – a building still broken by the fall of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11. The flags the soldiers presented were flown "in the face of the enemy" over Fire Base Farah in Afghanistan on September 11, 2006.
As Sergeants Michael C. Levasseur and Pete Sanders began their presentation the fire bell rang. Video
of the presentation 2 versions: mpeg