TWO 11 SEPTEMBER 2001 HEROES MEMORIALIZED
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey Two Coast Guard Reserve members who died in performance of their duties at the World Trade Center attack will be honored Friday at 1 p.m., during a Memorial Dedication Ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May.
Machinery Technician First Class Jeffrey Palazzo and Port Securityman Second Class Vincent Danz of Coast Guard Reserve Unit Activities New York, NY were helping evacuate one of the towers when it collapsed. The bodies of Palazzo with Rescue Unit 5 of the New York Fire Department and Danz of the New York Police Department Emergency Service Unit were not found.
The Reserve School classroom will be renamed to honor Palazzo and Danz. The Palazzo-Danz Memorial Classroom and Lounge will provide training for thousands of men and women and serve as a reminder of the sacrifice that Palazzo and Danz made in the aftermath of the WTC attacks.
Cape May is the only Coast Guard Recruit Training Center. All enlisted members and most reservists receive their initial training here.
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