Wednesday, December 30, 2015

NYPD & NYFD East River Water Cannon Salute For Detective and Air National Guard Sergeant Joseph Lemm Killed In Afghanistan Seen From Roosevelt Island Tram This Morning

The New York Times reports today:

They lined up by the hundreds outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the shield of the New York Police Department mixing with the insignia of the United States Air Force on the shoulders of men and women who came to mourn a Nebraskan who took New York as his home.

Detective Joseph Lemm gained a reputation as something of a comic book superhero in the New York department, his bravery and warm manner winning him many admirers. But it was in his role as a sergeant in the Air National Guard that he was killed last week, along with five other Americans, in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan....
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This morning an East River water cannon salute to NYPD Detective and Air National Guard Sergeant Joseph Lemm could be seen

from the Roosevelt Island Tram.

The New York Daily News has more.