“On Eternal Patrol” … Jerome Dominguez, NYPD, 9/11/01

Jerome Dominguez

Dominguez, 37, was a member of the elite Emergency Services Unit of the police department, and a member of the Air Force Reserves. He was last seen on September 11 heading up the stairs to help people trapped in the World Trade Center as other rescue workers were fleeing for their lives. Dominguez, who was with Emergency Services Unit 3, was among police who were on the lower floors of the World Trade Center when it collapsed. The Dominguez family believes Jerome was in 2 World Trade Center for about 40 minutes before it collapsed.
 
Jerome Dominguez was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor during the Annual Medal Day ceremony on December 4, 2001. The New York City Police Department Medal of Honor is the highest award that may be bestowed upon a member of the service.
 

Dominguez, 37, was a member of the elite Emergency Services Unit of the police department, and a member of the Air Force Reserves. He was last seen on September 11 heading up the stairs to help people trapped in the World Trade Center as other rescue workers were fleeing for their lives. Dominguez, who was with Emergency Services Unit 3, was among police who were on the lower floors of the World Trade Center when it collapsed. The Dominguez family believes Jerome was in 2 World Trade Center for about 40 minutes before it collapsed.

Jerome Dominguez was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor during the Annual Medal Day ceremony on December 4, 2001. The New York City Police Department Medal of Honor is the highest award that may be bestowed upon a member of the service.   

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