Peter Brennan, Res. 4 A former NYC police officer‚ Peter Brennan of the FDNY Rescue Company #4‚ valiantly gave his life to save others during the 9-11 tragedy at the World Trade Center. Peter’s career as one of the NYC’s Bravest began in 1995. He was a charter member of Squad 288‚ and was so very proud to be assigned to Rescue Company #4 in 2001. Peter’s enthusiasm for the fire service was infectious as he served as a technical rescue instructor at the NYC fire department academy. Peter served as a volunteer firefighter for 14 years. The Hauppauge Fire Department awarded Peter the 2000 Medal of Valor Award and the 2001 Fireman of the Year Award for his heroic rescue of three fellow firefighters. Peter loved the fire service so very much. He was pursuing a degree in fire science technology. Peter was an extremely personable man. He would engage any and all in conversation and then in friendship. Peter left an indelible mark on so many. Peter was a loving husband and father. Peter was anxiously awaiting the birth of his second child at the time of his death.