HONORED FDNY RESCUE MEMBER JOINS REMEMBRANCE RESCUE PROJECT 9/11 CHARITY

HONORED FDNY RESCUE MEMBER JOINS REMEMBRANCE RESCUE PROJECT 9/11 CHARITY
The Remembrance Rescue Project recently announced the addition of its newest Project Board Member, Lt. Paul Geidel(FDNY Rescue 1-ret). Lt. Geidel first met with Project members earlier in the year during a stop in Arizona for the Coast To Coast Remembrance Tour with Former FDNY Rescue 5 from 9/11. Lt. Geidel and his wife, Barbara, made the trip to Southern California to join the Remembrance Rescue Project as the keynote speaker for multiple City of Los Angeles 9/11 ceremonies last week.

Paul Geidel, Age 81, is a USAF Korean War combat veteran flying 43 combat missions over North Korea as a gunner on a Douglas B-26 Invader. Following his military service, Paul joined FDNY in 1957. Paul worked throughout FDNY and spent his last 11 years with Manhattan’s Rescue Co. 1. FDNY became a Geidel family tradition with all three of Paul’s sons serving as FDNY firefighters. Paul’s son, Gary, was assigned to Rescue 5 for 5 years before transferring to his Father’s former Rescue Co. 1. Gary Geidel was killed on 9/11 on Rescue Co. 1. Paul’s youngest son, Michael, is currently a senior member of FDNY Rescue Co. 1. Paul worked at Ground Zero for 8 1/2 months with his two sons, Michael and Ralph, searching for their son/brother, Gary, who was never found.
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The author, Retired FDNY Lieut. Paul Geidel, is a long time executive board member of the Remembrance Rescue Project. His dedication and devotion to the RRP has been instrumental in keeping the memory alive of all who made the ultimate sacrifice on 9/11!

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