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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Contemplate - Honoring The Fallen

A couple of weeks ago, the City of Phoenix held it's annual memorial to employees killed in the line of duty. Fortunately, no employee died this year.

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton            Phoenix Fire Department Bagpipes

In the United States last year, 126 law enforcement personnel and 82 firefighters (39 of those volunteers) died in the line of duty. Each one knew that the possibility of death was part of the job description and each made the conscious choice to pursue their calling. They don't do it for the money - they do it because they love serving the public.  That's you and me.

Police and Fire Honor Guard            Flag Guard

Take a minute or two today to remember these hometown heroes and say"thank you" the next time you meet one.