The Nassau County Firefighters Museum held its 2023 Badge of Courage gala at the Lannin in Eisenhower Park on October 13, 2023. Honored at this year’s event were Kevin Madigan, Francis X. Pendl Firefighters Award, Firefighters Leadership Awards were presented to Joseph Cairo, Jr., Chair NC Republican Party and Jay Jacobs Chair NYS Democratic Party. Congressman of the 4th District Anthony D’Esposito was the master of ceremonies.

– Fire News photos by Joseph C. Sperber