James Dowdell

Members of the FDNY Pipes and Drum Band at a funeral (credit: FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums)

FDNY Pipe And Drum Band Keeps Honoring Those Who Fell On 9/11

At every funeral and memorial service for the 343 New York City firefighters killed on 9/11, there has been one constant – the FDNY’s Emerald Society Pipes and Drums.


Members of the FDNY Pipes and Drum Band march on 5th Avenue during the St. Patrick's Day Parade - Mar 17, 2003 (credit: Graham Morrison/Getty Images)

FDNY Emerald Society Pipes And Drums Celebrate 50th Anniversary

It is a presence at every major fire department event, be it graduations, promotions, or a ship christening.


Firefighters are seen at the rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Ron Agam/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Fallen Fire Lt. Kevin Dowdell’s Sons Remember Him

The stories of those who survived on 9/11 and the families of those who didn’t are varied and emotional.


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Members Of FDNY Running Across USA To Honor 9/11

Among the runners is James Dowdell, who lost his firefighter father on 9/11.