Category Archives: A Fallen Hero

Chicago Firefighter/Paramedic Memorial

Sadly, the city of Chicago lost another hero last night. Chicago Fire Department Captain Herbert Johnson passed away Friday night from injuries received in the line of duty while battling a fire on the south side of the city. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in A Fallen Hero, Chicago, Fire Department, Firefighters, HDR, Parks

Memorial Day 2012

The Chicago Memorial Day Parade, which took place along State Street on Saturday May 26th, honors all men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country. This year’s parade was dedicated to all soldiers who fought and … Continue reading

Posted in A Fallen Hero, Holiday, Life | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Day 314: Firefighter Memorial

Although today is Veterans Day, I did not have a good HDR photo that was appropriate to post.  So here is a photo done in HDR of the firefighter memorial at the Chicago Firehouse Engine 13 on Columbus in the … Continue reading

Posted in A Fallen Hero, Chicago, Fire Department, Firehouses, HDR, Holiday, Life | Leave a comment

Day 282: Chrome 343 9/11

Adam Culbertson, a Tinley Park firefighter since 2004, has placed the names of all 343 firefighters who died responding to the attacks on a custom-made chrome firefighter helmet to serve as a symbol of their sacrifice.   “This is my … Continue reading

Posted in A Fallen Hero, Chicago | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Day 281: Res4cue

The Remembrance Rescue Project is a not-for-profit created by firefighters to preserve awareness to the importance of 9/11 through the stories from Rescue 4. Rescue Company 4 was created on June 1, 1931 and has been stationed in Queens, NY. September 11, 2001 FDNY Res4Cue responded to the … Continue reading

Posted in A Fallen Hero, Chicago, Fire Department, Firefighters, Life | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Day 253: We Will Never Forget

Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, and people from all across  Chicagoland are remembering and honoring those who lost their lives that day. Flags around the city all flew at half mass as Chicago remembers the … Continue reading

Posted in A Fallen Hero, Chicago, Fire Department, Firefighters, Firehouses, Life | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 233: Missing Man Formation

The Lima Lima Flight Team flies an emotional narration explaining the missing man tribute and honoring those who have died in the line of duty precedes the approach of the 6 ship wedge.  As taps begins, the #3 pilot turns … Continue reading

Posted in A Fallen Hero, Beach, Chicago, Festivals | Tagged , , | Leave a comment