Newsletter for Department of Buses Employees
Some of Our Best 2
Ms. Subways 3
DOB Roadeo Awards 4-5
Talking Technical 7 November 2004
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NYCT Celebrates Subway’s Centennial
On October 27th, exactly
one hundred years
after the first NYC sub-
way train rumbled into
passenger service, a
train, consisting of early
IRT subway cars, left the
original ornate City Hall
station to make a partial re-enactment of Second Ave. Subway, as well as the than a subway station. Chandeliers and
that historic trip. Flushing Line extension, we are continu- leaded skylights, combined with a unique
Filled with dignitaries, including Lt. ing the legacy that was begun a century arched ceiling design and decorative tile
Governor Mary O. Donohue, Mayor ago.” work, blended to create a splendid piece
Michael Bloomberg, MTA Chairman In the late 1890s, Financier August of municipal artwork. With a platform
Peter Kalikow, MTA Executive Director Belmont, Jr. and contractor John B. long enough to handle only five cars, the
Katherine Lapp, and NYCT President McDonald sought to create a profitable stop was decommissioned on 1945, when
Lawrence Reuter, the string of alternative to the city’s trolley and the the system went to longer trains.
restored subway cars made the slow elevated train systems. The most modern Of course, the subway would not be
loop around City Hall, before making the safety features imaginable were incorpo- the success it is without the hundreds of
dash up the Lexington Avenue Line and rated into the design of the new subway thousands of workers who, over the
onto the shuttle tracks at Grand Central. and the promise of much higher speeds decades, have made their careers in the
These segments were part of the original was also an attractive point. system. Bearing this in mind, the celebra-
subway, which actually turned west on “It is an extremely fortunate coinci- tion also honored the contributions of
42nd Street, then north at Times Square dence in timing that finds me at the helm three veteran NYCT DOS employees who
and terminated at 145th Street and of the finest transit system in the world, have each contributed over 50 years on
Broadway. as New York celebrates the Centennial the job.
“Today’s event is important, not only of the very first subway trip,” said For the Centennial celebration, the
because it gives us the chance to reflect President Reuter. “As we celebrate the City Hall Station was scrubbed and
on the impressive history of the New past, we also have a clear vision of brightened so that, for a few hours, New
York City subway system, but also the future and we are well on our way Yorkers could travel back to the early days
because it extends to us the opportunity with a fleet of state-of-the-art cars, a of the subway system. The Lo-V subway
to look ahead,” said Chairman Kalikow. modern signal system now being cars, veterans of more than five decades
“With planning well underway for the installed on the Canarsie Line and the of service before they were retired in the
construction of the vitally important continuation of our station rehabilitation 1960s, were restored to like-new condi-
program. More than 150 stations have tion and were fitting carriages
already been rehabilitated, with 51 of for the day’s event. Though
them made accessible to the physically not the same car class as
challenged.” those used during the sub-
The starting point of the new subway way’s initial run, the Lo-Vs,
was a jewel of a station built on a tight from 1917 and 1925, none-
horseshoe curve in lower Manhattan. theless served to illustrate
Now serving as the turnaround loop for just how far subway car
the No. 6 Local, the City Hall Station was technology has advanced
always more of an architectural treasure over the past 100 Years!
Depot Some of Our BEST “Staff Reporter”
Many of you may remember More than a
a “Centennial News” clipping Bus Operator at
in our June issue. The article refer- Mother Clara Hale Depot
enced the opening of a special
exhibit celebrating the “inventive If you would like to find out more
genius” of engineer and inventor information, you may contact the
Granville T. Woods. Well, in case David L. Head Foundation at
you didn’t read the fine print, it just 115-34 152nd Street, South Ozone
so happens that the creator of the Park, NY 11436-1025, or call (917)
exhibit is 517-1770.
David Head, a bus operator at David Head, bus operator
DOB. David has over 19 years with Mother Clara Hale Depot
NYCT and currently hails from Mother
Clara Hale Depot. Woods also invented the Induction
When David’s not operating his Telegraph System. This device enabled of Buses
run on the M1, he’s busy with the dispatchers to know the location of wishes a Happy
David L. Head Foundation, a not- moving trains and helped to prevent
for–profit organization established accidents.
100th Birthday to the
to ensure that the legacies of minority David invested many months of Department
Founders of America are not lost. The extensive research at the New York of Subways!
mission statement of the organization Public Library (with the help of several
is to research obscure historical events Don’t forget, 2005
library employees). The result of his
will mark the
to cultivate traditions, educate, and study was the formulation of a research
pass on information and knowledge paper that chronicled the experiences for bus service!
via literary and visual media. Its of Woods and many other unknown
objectives are also to identify impor- African Americans, whose contribu-
tant contributions by minor innovators, tions have improvedthe quality of
This is an official publication
recognize people of color who’ve living we all enjoy to this day. of New York City Transit: Lawrence G.
made contributions to society, reveal David’s work was on display Reuter, President; Butch Seay, Senior
legacies by storytelling, and relay earlier this year in the lobby at 2 Vice President, Buses. It is produced by
historical facts to the uninformed. Broadway, in conjunction with the DOB’s Customer Relations Center: K.
How did David get “bitten” by the Department of Subways’ 100th Jennifer Sinclair, Chief Transportation
historical bug? It all started when he Officer. Art Director; Carol Monroe.
anniversary. The exhibit, which was
Production Assistants: Charles
learned about an African American featured on six 6 ft by 8 ft panels, had
Fr i e r s o n , M a r s h a Granville, Daniel
trailblazer, none other than – you illustrations and documentation of Harding, Rick Stewart, Betty Taylor and
guessed it - Granville T. Woods! some of Granville’s more famous Frank Veneziano. Printing, NYC Transit
For those of you who are not familiar inventions. David’s work was heralded Print Shop, George Watson, Director; Art
with the name, Woods was an engi- by MTA Chairman, Peter Kalikow: Simari, Manager; Don Giryluk, Printer.
neer and inventor who patented over “We wouldn’t have a NYC Transit, Customer Information Distri-bution:
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35 electrical and mechanical inven- Joan Johnson, Director; Frank Marino,
Metro-North or Long Island Rail Road
Manager. If you would like
tions. Fifteen of his applications were if it wasn’t for Wood’s inventions. And
to contribute an article for “Depot
invented for electric railways, includ- we wouldn’t know about Woods if it Doings,” or recommend a fellow employ-
ing a complete Electric Railway System weren’t for Bus Operator David ee for “Cheers,” contact
2 developed in 1892. In addition, Head.” Chris Lake at 1-888-692-8287.
To Your Health
Colitis is an inflammatory bowel
“Staff Reporter” Felicia D. Jones, Training
The most common symptoms of
mainly upon the severity of the disease
disease. It causes inflammation and ulcerative colitis may include the and includes medication. Some people
ulceration of the mucous membrane that following: have severe cases of this disease and may
lines the colon and rectum area. This 1. Diarrhea. Some people can have require additional medications or surgery.
disease usually affects the left side of diarrhea from 10 to 20 times a day. The purpose of the treatment is to relieve
the colon and rectum. In some instances, the symptoms and end or prevent the spo-
2. Rectal Bleeding.
it can occur in the rectum and throughout radic attacks; moreover, to treat the com-
the colon. 3. Abdominal pain and cramping. plications that develop with ulcerative coli-
The two most common inflammatory 4. Constipation tis, such as anemia. Recommended treat-
bowel diseases are ulcerative colitis ments may include nutritional supplements.
5. Loss of Appetite
and Crohn’s Disease. The basic cause of Most treatments may be managed medica-
ulcerative colitis is unknown. Researchers 6. Fever tions to keep the disease in remission and
suggest that this disease may result in 7. Weight Loss to avoid flare-up.
abnormal response to normal intestinal As always, if you experience any of
8. Anemia can develop due to bloody
bacteria. This disease can run in families these symptoms, the best advice is to see
stools and intestinal inflammation.
that have a genetic predisposition to your physician as soon as possible.
develop this condition when triggered by Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis Remember, your health is key to living life
certain conditions. The treatment varies, depending abundantly.
And The Winner Is…
2004 Ms. Subways is crowned and poised to
search for Ms. Subways 2004 was a
begin her reign! great way to revisit one of the many
For the first time in more than enjoyable things that New Yorkers
30 years, Ms. Subways reigns once remember about the Subway. I’d like
again over the sprawling NYC to thank the New York Post and par-
Subway system. Her reign coincides ticipation of its readers for making
with the celebration of the Subway’s our search so successful.”
100th Anniversary, a milestone cele- Caroline Sanchez-Bernat, a 29-
brated on October 27th, 100 years to year-old Manhattanite and actress,
the day the first subway train rode up believes that the subway displays an
the IRT from City Hall to Harlem. accurate picture of the cultural diversi-
During 1941 and 1963, when the ty that New York City has to offer. She
original Miss Subway contest was feels that New York is a “shining gem
held, the young women who were of diversity and possibility that is a
chosen to represent the City’s Caroline Sanchez-Bernat
template for what our world aspires
was crowned Ms. Subways 2004
Subway system represented the best to be.”
and the brightest of the city. They ented New Yorkers, Caroline As Ms. Subways 2004, Ms.
graced subway car posters for 35 Sanchez-Bernat was crowned Ms. Sanchez-Bernat received one year of
years. Most became local celebrities Subways 2004, making her the first free transportation on NYC Transit
and some went on to have successful Ms. Subway since 1976. Note that the subways and buses, a home subscrip-
acting or modeling careers. original title of “Miss Subways” has tion to the New York Post, a Crown &
The winner of the Ms. Subways now become “Ms. Subways” – you’ve Sash and a Ms. Subways 2004 Gift
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2004 contest was crowned at come a long way! Pack. As a part of her reign, she will
Ellen’s Stardust diner on October “Re-opening the search for Ms. also be a featured spokesperson in
25th by NYCT officials and the New Subways was a fun way to get future NYC Transit Marketing &
York Post, following a three-month New Yorkers involved in the subway Service information ads, and appear
contest. From the thousands of entries centennial celebration,” said MTA at various New York Transit Museum
submitted by articulate, poised and tal- chairman Peter Kalikow. “The events. 3
DOB Roadeo Banquet 2004:
Customer Relations SVP Butch Seay
congratulates the winners.
The Department of Buses held
its annual Roadeo Awards Banquet
on October 21st. Guests of honor
were the 60 Depot Winners in the
Maintenance, Shifter, and Bus
SVP “Butch” Seay was on
hand to personally congratulate each G/Supt Phil Travers, our
winner. Seay commented, “New Roadeo “MC extroadinaire”.
York City Transit is the best. So, CTO Jennifer
when you’re the best here, you’re Sinclair gives out
already the Best of the Best!” SVP the system awards.
Seay also awarded the trophies and
savings bond certificates and took
photos with the honorees. TWU Local
100 Vice President Ed Watt and
ATU 1056 Vice President
First Place Transportation System winner,
Tony Breaux each offered their
East New York B/O Anthony Griffith, is
congratulations to the roadeo flanked by G/S Tony Zanatta, AGM Kingsley
awardees. Senior Managers from Douglas, CTO Sinclair and SVP Seay.
each Division and Depot were also
on hand to honor all the winners. APTA Team
Each year, the depot with the members, East
largest percentage of depot employ- New York Mtr
ees competing in the roadeo receives
the Depot Participation Award. Once
again, the award was won by Beatty, Mother
Flatbush Depot. Clara Hale B/O
The first place System Winners Michael
represented NYCT at the APTA Sanua, East
International Bus roadeo, held this New York B/O
year in Atlanta, Georgia. Returning
Griffith and M. J. Quill Mtr Peter Brown share the spotlight with G/Supt Joe
DOB representative Anthony Roberto, AGM Jim Anderson, G/Supt Tony Zanatta, Mother Clara Hale
Griffith (East New York) and APTA Depot Vice Chair William Isabel, AGM Kingsley Douglas and SVP Seay.
newcomer (yet a former NYS
Champion) Michael Sanua
(Mother Clara Hale) delivered
TWU Local 100 VP
NYCT’s best showing in many years, Ed Watt honors
capturing 5th place and 6th place, the awardees.
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respectively. Veteran Donald
Beatty (Central Maintenance
Facility) and newcomers Peter
Brown (Michael J. Quill) and
Supt Mike Danilczyk speaks about the
Joseph Registre (East New York) NYS Roadeo competition.
4 composed the Maintenance Team.
ATU 1056 VP
Tony Breaux The final set of awards went to
congratulates the overall System Winners in
all the honorees. Maintenance and Transportation.
Chief Transportation Officer
Jennifer Sinclair presented the
Larry Lusk Memorial Award for
Maintenance to Donald Beatty.
The Transportation award went to the
Casey Stengel B/O Mike Barone, with top Bus Operator at this year’s
SVP Seay and VPs Ted Basta and
Roadeo, Anthony Griffith. The
Howard Ende, also took Second Place
at this year’s NYS competition.
skill and determination exhibited by
First Place Maintenance System winner, characterizes the spirit of all our
CMF Mtr Donald Beatty, is flanked participants.
by AGM Derrick Lawson and
Of course, we must remember
to make a few special acknowledg-
ments! First, to our returning host,
Flatbush B/Os Edward Wright, Bus Command Center’s own Phil
Norberto Santiago and
Travers – your “handle” says it
Christopher Baird, with Depot
all! Our continuing thanks to
Chair Louretha Carter and SVP
Seay. Employee Recognition Programs staff
for their assistance in coordinating
our banquet. Thanks also to
AGS Devon Rogers, TWU Susan Pokodner and Peter
Division Chairman Brian Cheung for handling all of the
Clarke and SVP Seay take a
fine details. Big thanks go to Carl
photo with Kingsbridge B/Os
Bonsignore for taking these pho-
Guillermo Caban and
Roland Lewis. tos! And we can’t forget to thank
Mike Danilczyk (Transportation
Supervisor) and George Canner
(Maintenance Team Supervisor) for
coming through for us every year!
And, extra-special thanks to the set-
up crew – your hard work, though
behind-the-scenes, makes the roadeo
an annual success!
Next year, the NY State
Championships will be held in
TWU Division Ithaca, New York and the APTA
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Chairman Brian International in Dallas, Texas.
Clarke, West Farms Remember, only the System Winners
Depot Chair Frank will represent NYCT in the APTA
Austin, SVP Seay
competition. Be on the lookout for
and GM John Hein congratulate West Farms B/O Howard Davis, Shifter
the 2005 roadeo applications, so
Clyde Richardson, and B/Os Jacinth Fiocco and Loyard Harrison.
you don’t miss your chance! 5
Cheers For Bus Operators
Gold Santana, Charlie Mangro, Jaggernath Filippelli, Caroline West Farms
Commendations Stevens, Manuel Rivera, Denise Henry, John Depot
Thomas, Louis Pietrantonio, Michael Cintron, Heriberto
126th Street Depot Gun Hill Depot Samuels, George Soto, Bernard
Ingram, Curtis Jacques, Bernard (Sld) Michael J. Quill Depot
Rivera, Lydia Caballero, Carrie
Flatbush Depot Williams, Courtney Clarke, Ewan
Mann, Jacqueline Coonan, Elaine
Want to save some money? If you
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Jackie Gleason Depot Depot
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Jamaica Depot Charvez, Angel at 1-888-444-4410 and give the NYC
Matthews, Chester Coss, Michael Mother Clara Hale Transit Sponsor ID Number of 45223
Heaney, Walter Depot (also called a FAN number).
Michael J. Quill Depot Rodriguez, Dennis Coughlan, Patricia You can also get a 45% discount on
Horton, Thomas Jackson, Clarence phones or equipment in any AT&T store
Limage, Patrick Kingsbridge Depot or over the phone. This discount is
Sadler, Michael Delgado, Leopoldo Queens Village Depot being offered for a limited time only, so
Hodsden, Ernest Jacobs, James don’t delay!
Queens Village Depot Stuart, Roberto
Stuart, Roberto Manhattanville
Depot Ulmer Park Depot
Allen, Louis Burke, Joyce Safety Tidbit
Red Caputo, John Chandler, Franklin
Commendations Be on the lookout for the new mini-cars
126th Street Depot Watch - AKA Mini Coopers, for example.
Daniels Vincent the These cars can cause havoc with our buses
Domenech, Alberto (Cc) “Transit Transit” and other large vehicles.
Figuera, Danny annual Because of their size and shape, they may
Jacob, Herb (Cc) Holiday Sing-a-Long not readily appear in you right side mirrors.
Medina, Pedro (Cc) during the enitre month of Their size allows for quick, sudden maneuvers
Miranda, Marcello (Cc)
December! that may put them in your path unexpectedly.
Rouse, Sean WNYE-TV Channel 25 Watch out and stay alert when you
Solivan, Oscar Saturdays at 3:30pm
approach these types of vehicles!
Bus Command Center
Walsh, Robert (Supt) By Ronald Cuomo
Casey Stengel Depot Question What depot housed
Question-- it to Ronald Cuomo, C/O Customer
Bowie, Loretta the DOB “Double-Decker” Relations, Room #1, East New York.
buses during the 1970s?
Olivo, Horatio Send your answers today directly
White, Kenneth Be the first in your department or to “The Leader” at the above
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unit to correctly answer the “TT” ques- address.
Flatbush Depot tion and Customer Relations shall
Hayes, Quentin award you with a genuine Department ANSWER to last month’s question:
Olivier, Laurence of Buses Prize! If you have a trivia There is one set of green rear door
question that you wish to be used, send interlock lights (containing two lights
6 in the unit).
"Talking Technical" "Staff Reporter" Ronald Cuomo,
Fun with Future Bus Visions
This month, “Talking Technical” would ■ “Employee Pass Starting Systems” - that is close to the bus to help aid the operation
like to expand on an idea from Desmin Buses would have the ability to start, only when of the bus. This could be especially helpful on
Dorsett, Bus Operator from M J Quill Depot, authorized by official DOB personnel, designat- the rear of the bus and on articulated models.
who suggested, “Could you list some future bus ed with bus operation rights. ■ “Terrorist-Proof Bus Operator Back
options and some items that may be on future ■ “Gauge-less and Tell-Tale-less Shield" – A Bus Operator compartment back
buses that run in Manhattan?” Dashboard” - Use one LCD control board to shield that would provide a high level of
Desmin, even as no one could accurately provide all the pertinent data to the Bus Operator protection in the event of an incident on a bus.
predict the transit bus future, I thought it would as required. Bus system data on sub-systems ■ “Touch-less Fare Collection System” -
be fun to outline some personal ideas and a few that are functioning normally need not be dis- Use a magnetic or RF sensor-based system to
technical visions. These would be nice for played which would simplify the dashboard that acknowledge and collect each fare from our
the bus industry to consider for development would ultimately eliminate all the gauges and customers for payment of each ride as they
and use during this new century on future and multi telltale lights. An audible voice would alert enter the bus.
existing transit buses. the Operator of pending system failure and also ■ “Voice Actuated Operator Controls” -
Some ideas and dreams may be far-fetched advise on critical actions necessary. Replace all physical/manual switches and Bus
and reaching, while others could theoretically ■ “Memory Responsive Mirrors” as the Operator compartment controls with voice trig-
become a reality. Of course, as one would Bus Operator logs into the bus, all the mirrors gered controls to eliminate switches.
expect, many factors play a part in the develop- would automatically adjust to the needs and ■ “Wheelchair Tie-Downs” - Install an
ment of new technical advancements and inno- requirements of the Operator that he/she pre- automatic wheelchair tie-down retractor system
vations. Since the bus manufacturers’ customers selected during previous runs. to retain each tie-down in an enclosed case to
are not as substantial as the traditional automo- ■ “Multi-Zone Climate Control” - Offer protect each tie down.
tive consumers market, cost and quantity are different levels of heat and cool air throughout ■ “White LEDs “ - Fluorescent lighting in the
sometimes determining factors in the cultivation the bus, thermostatically controlled, to provide bus interior would be replaced by white
of new devices. Nevertheless, imaginative different levels of comfort and balance areas of LEDs which would operate on longer lasting
visions and inventive foresight to make transit the bus. This would stabilize cool or warm drafts duty cycles and consume lower currents. All
buses safer and to offer additional comfort for and maintain a constant temperature in the bus other white incandescent lighting could be
our Bus Operators, are always paramount, not cabin. replaced with LEDs.
to mention increasing the efficiency of current ■ “National Bus Numbering System” – While these are only a few innovative
technical gadgets and options.
A consecutive bus numbering system would ideas, the fact remains that many DOB
The bottom line is, how many times have
provide a national, uniform standard. The bus personnel have some great suggestions that may
you heard a co-worker, friend or family member
numbers should also match their license plates not be as abstract or complicated to develop and
say, “Why don’t they …”. Well today, for fun,
for ease of administration, tracking and added implement which would aid and help DOB!
I have listed and paraphrased some of the
security. In essence, this may be a good time for
dreams and thoughts of DOB personnel that also
■ “One way filtered bus glass” - That you to participate in the NYCT “Employee
have been shared with me during the years and
would change the tinting, according to the sun- Suggestion Program”. Who knows, if your
during casual conversations.
light and environmental lighting, to provide the idea is adopted, you may be eligible for a cash
How about; bus interior with a constant hue. Being a one- prize award for your efforts! So, why not get a
■ “Air curtains” – Air curtains that surround way device, security and law enforcement per- form, fill it out and send it in today. The forms
the front and rear door openings to help main- sonnel could still monitor the bus’ interior. are available from the TENS Kiosks or, simply
tain the climate control system as the bus doors ■ “Plasma Advertisement Information ask your Supervisor or Manager for one today.
are opened and closed. Screens” – Multiple advertisement screens If you wish, you could contact a representative
■ ”Automatic Refuse Disposals” - installed in the interior of the bus that are trig- directly, at 130 Livingston Street, Room
Convenient, interior disposals, vacuum assisted gered by the local vendors’ location, would be 136, Brooklyn, New York, telephone number
and strategically mounted in the bus, to be displayed for our customers, sequenced to the (718) 694-5490, fax number (718) 694-4549
available for customers to dispose of trash and arrival at the bus stop prior to the vendors loca- and e-mail address ESP@nyct.com.
refuse while riding the bus. The trash would then tion. These flat screens would also be a vehicle Special thanks goes to Roy Beers, 19A
be accumulated in one unit for easy removal. to provide public service announcements as well Dispatcher at Casey Stengel Depot for his aid in
■ “Bus-Noise Cancellation” – This system as MTA safety advisories and any other data that accumulating some of these bus visions.
could provide a quieter bus when traveling the DOB wishes to transmit.
If you have a technical or maintenance ques-
through residential communities and hospital ■“Sliding Bus Entrance and Exit Doors”
tion/topic or ideas on future bus technologies
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zones, as well as when operating during late – Install sliding pocket doors that slide into the
that you wish to be answered or included in
night runs. bus body as they are opened. They would elim-
my column, please send it directly to me,
■ “Chameleon Exterior Bus Paint” - The inate the need for customer rear door interven-
Ronald Cuomo, c/o The LEADER at
bus paint would actually change its color accord- tion and may provide a clearer egress for enter-
Customer Relations, Room #1, East New York. If
ing to the desired scheme to celebrate holidays, ing and exiting the bus.
your suggestion or request is used, you shall
events or adjust its color to provide increased vis- ■ “Sonar Warning System” - Monitor and
receive an extraordinary DOB trinket prize - the
ibility when traveling through safety zones. alert the Bus Operator of any vehicle or object
envy of everyone in the neighborhood. 7
“Staff Reporter” Some of our
Denise Grey-Stewart, Customer Relations
BESTSpotted in Action!
A group of men and women
dedicated to serving the
public in a safe and
4 1- TWU Rep Jimmy Manzella, B/O
Lou Ramos, G/S Trans Ed Catanzaro
and AGS Wayne Murphy
2- Michele McNulty, Admin Manager
3- 19A Disp Ian Moreno and
B/O Theodore Eckman
4- “S.O. Crew”, BMB Nick Galia, BMB
6 Joseph Battista, MHB Ronald
Pennachio, BMA Francesco Martino,
and BMB Richard Chantaduly
7 5- B/O Noel E. Guzman and
Disp Naser Khan at the Keane Machine
6- Joseph Battista, BMB
7- MMC Yuriy Inochkin, LM Anatoliy
Kirtsman, LM Val Feldman, MMC
Rudy Anirude, M/SUPV Robert
8 9 Blafford
8- Brian McCaffrey, BMB
9- Ralph Gambali, L/Supv
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10- B/Os Herbert Reaves, Jeffrey Policar,
Rod Anchelowitz, Russell Maring,
Rhonda Hopkins, AGM, John Carroll,
B/Os Milton James, George Samuels,
Michael Samson, and Carmine Russo