Hundreds gather in New Dorp for vigil honoring NYPD officers killed in the line of duty
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Retired detective Thomas Kosnik had only one reason for attending a vigil Thursday that honored NYPD officers killed in the line of duty: he wanted to keep the memory alive of his slain colleagues, Det. James Nemorin, and Det. Rodney Andrews, who were executed on Staten Island in 2003 during an undercover operation gone wrong. “I’m here to remember these guys I worked with — they were […]
Michael Grimm’s service to our nation began at the age of nineteen, when he left college after his freshman year and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps to serve the country that he loves and respects. After serving in the Persian Gulf War and being awarded a Combat Meritorious Promotion to Non-Commissioned Officer, Grimm returned as a combat veteran to an active reserve status and continued his education.