George Steinbrenner’s Yankee Silver Shield Foundation has, for 32 years, provided for the education of the children of New York City cops, firefighters and Port Authority employees who were killed in the line.
For 32 years, Steinbrenner’s Yankee Silver Shield Foundation has provided for the education of the children of New York City police officers, firemen and Port Authority employees who died in the line of duty, and will do so for the family of NYPD officer Rafael Ramos, gunned down by a cold-blooded killer Saturday along with his partner, Wenjian Liu, the NY Daily News reported.
The foundation will pay for the education of Ramos’ son, 13-year-old Jaden, and another son who is in college.
The two NY police officers fatally killed in a targeted attack were Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. Wenjian Liu was married only two months ago.
Rafael Ramos was married and had a 13-year-old son and a son in college. Ramos had celebrated his 40th birthday on December 12. Officer Ramos “was just one hour away from graduating from a volunteer chaplain program when he died, according to the interfaith organization which trained him. Officer Rafael Ramos,… had spent ten weeks studying to become a certified chaplain with the New York State Chaplain Task Force, according to the group’s president, Rev. Marcos Miranda, ‘ reports NBC News.
‘Quite simply, they were assassinated,’ Police Commissioner Bill Bratton told a press conference at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn. Daily Mail
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Jaden Ramos, the 13 year old son of NYPD Police Officer Rafael Ramos, posted a goodbye to his father on facebook.