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Funeral for Oak Park Firefighter Kenneth Harris (more)

More photos from the funeral for Oak Park Firefighter Kenneth Harris (1/16/16)

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fire department honor guard carries casket

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funeral procession for firefighter

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IAFF fire department pipe and drum band

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fire department honor guard folds flag

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more photos at shapirophotography.net

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Palatine 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Sept 11th Memorial Press Release.doc

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Buffalo Grove honors veterans

The Buffalo Grove Honor Guard participated in a local ceremony at Cooper Middle School in honor of Veteran’s Day. Additionally, Buffalo Grove FD/PM Jim Carroll, a former US Marine, addressed the students, staff, and visitors at the event.

 

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US Marines at Veteran's Day event

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Buffalo Grove FF/PM Jim Carroll

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Buffalo Grove Fire and Police Honor Guard

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Buffalo Grove Fire and Police Honor Guard

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Larry Shapiro has more images from the full event HERE.

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Palatine 9/11 Patriot Day Ceremony

 

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Zion native among Hotshots killed at Yarnell fire – visitation 7-11-13

The formal fire department walk-through for Granite Mountain Hotshot Anthony Rose took place Thursday evening in Zion. Here are a few images.

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fire department walk-through for Anthony Rose

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fire department walk-through for Anthony Rose

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fire department walk-through for Anthony Rose

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fire department walk-through for Anthony Rose

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fire department walk-through for Anthony Rose

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A galleries with more images can be viewed HERE and HERE.

Previous posts document the homecoming for the deceased firefighter HERE and HERE.

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Zion Native among Hotshots killed at Yarnell fire welcomed home (more)

For those unable to take part in the events surrounding Anthony Rose returning, here is a short video from the Waukegan Regional Airport Wednesday evening.

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Zion Native among Hotshots killed at Yarnell fire welcomed home

Anthony Rose, a member of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died on the Yarnell Fire June 30th returned home Wednesday evening.

Granite Mountain Hotshot Anthony Rose comes home

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Granite Mountain Hotshot Anthony Rose comes home

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Granite Mountain Hotshot Anthony Rose comes home

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His ashes arrived at the Waukegan Regional Airport aboard a plane accompanied by a member of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, two US Forestry officers, and members of the Phoenix Fire Department honor guard.

Granite Mountain Hotshot Anthony Rose comes home

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Granite Mountain Hotshot Anthony Rose comes home

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Granite Mountain Hotshot Anthony Rose comes home

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In a solemn ceremony attended by several hundred local firefighters, members of the Axemen Motorcycle Club, local police, and many citizens, his ashes were presented to his family along with a flag that was used during the memorial in Phoenix.

Granite Mountain Hotshot Anthony Rose comes home

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Granite Mountain Hotshot Anthony Rose comes home

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A procession of police, motorcycles and fire trucks lead a limousine with Anthony’s family to the funeral home in nearby Zion.

More images can be viewed HERE and HERE.

 

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Bloomington FD in Memory of FF Christopher Brown

More images from Tim Olk at the funeral for Bloomington FF Christopher Brown

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Two aerials provide an arch for the funeral procession. Tim Olk photo

funeral for Bloomington IL Firefighter Christopher Brown

Bagpipers lead the casket from the service. Tim Olk photo

funeral for Bloomington IL Firefighter Christopher Brown

Pallbearers leaving the service. Tim Olk photo

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Two boys honoring their fallen father. Tim Olk photo

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The funeral procession passes through a sea of firefighters honoring their fallen brother. Tim Olk photo

 

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Bloomington FD in Memory of FF Christopher Brown

Today was the funeral for Bloomington FF Christopher Brown. Tim Olk was in Bloomington and submitted several images.

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The station where Chris was assigned. Tim Olk photo

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The pallbearers outside the funeral home. Tim Olk photo

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The procession drives past the station where FF Brown worked. Tim Olk photo

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The flag draped casket. Tim Olk photo

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Honor guard with the casket. Tim Olk photo

funeral for Bloomington IL Firefighter Christopher Brown

Firefighters carry the casket from the funeral home. Tim Olk photo

Tim has many more images in a gallery HERE.

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Skokie flies WTC Patriot Flag

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

A Patriot Flag measuring 30' x 50' was flown in Skokie on Wednesday. Hank Sajovic photo

 

From Hank Sajovic, Lieutenant, Skokie Truck Co. No. 18:

The Skokie Fire Department hosted a Patriot Flag on June 16, 2011. The flag is traveling across the country and will fly in all 50 states. During the week of September 11, 2011, it will fly at all three locations were Americans were killed on 9/11/2001. The 30′ x 50′ flag was flown from Skokie Truck Co. No. 18 at the corner of Skokie Blvd and Golf Road. Members of the Skokie Fire and Police Honor Guard units provided the honors at the raising.

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

Firefighters and officers carry the Patriot Flag so that it can be affixed to the ladder sections of Skokie Truck 18. Hank Sajovic photo

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

As the flag is secured to the extended aerial ladder, the Honor Guard featuring police officers and firefighters is seen in the background. Hank Sajovic photo

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

The flag unfurls as the ladder is raised. Hank Sajovic photo

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

More of the enormous flag is visible as the ladder goes higher. Hank Sajovic photo

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

The full stature of the flag is visible with Skokie's ladder as a support. Hank Sajovic photo

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

Members of the police and fire department honor guard. Hank Sajovic photo

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

The flag waves proudly above the honor guard. Hank Sajovic photo

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

The immense stature of the enormous flag can be seen here towering over the parking lot and Skokie Truck 18. Hank Sajovic photo

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

A banner with the names of all who perished on 9/11 travels with the flag. Hank Sajovic photo

Skokie Fire Department flies the WTC Patriot Flag

Proud members of the Skokie police and fire departments at the presentation of the Patriot Flag. Hank Sajovic photo ... that's Hank kneeling on the far left ...

Skokie Fire Department Patriot Flag

Captain Dan Smith Skokie FPB, Jim Walters Skokie Deputy Chief and retired FDNY Lt Joe Torrillo who survived the collapse of both towers (at separate times. He was trapped in the first tower, rescued and then trapped on a rescue boat when the second one collapsed.) Hank Sajovic photo

 

The Trib Local (Skokie Edition) has an article HERE about the flag’s journey. Some excerpts from the article:

The Patriot Flag is traveling across the country in all 50 states and on September 11, 2011, it will fly at the three locations where Americans were killed on 09/11/01.

During the week of June 14, the flag will be in Illinois and is scheduled to fly in the following locations:

6/14 – Chicago (rumored to be at McCormick Place) – Flag Day
6/15 – Orland Park & Joliet
6/16 – Skokie & Morton Grove
6/18 – Marseilles (Middle East Conflict Memorial Wall)
6/19 – Springfield

The Patriot Flag story can be found HERE.

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