Standby for Run for Briggs
By Ex Chief Randy Hintze
May 28, 2023

On Sunday May 28th Wading River Fire Department participated in the Run for Briggs 5K Event at EPCAL Park,Calverton by providing a Flag arch at the finish line for participants.
The Charity Event was on behalf of the Briggs Foundation in honor of Technical Sergeant Dashan J. Briggs made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the 106th NYS Air National Guard [Westhampton Beach, New York] unit as a Special Missions Aviator. While deployed on March 15, 2018 Dashan was one of seven men killed when the HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter they were riding in crashed in western Iraq near the Syrian border.

Pictured here are the crew that participated in the detail and supported the event. WRFD Ladder 4 and Fire Police 5 were deployed for the event.