New FDNY chaplain, Reverend "V" Simpson Turner Jr., from Brooklyn


Reverend "V" Simpson Turner Jr. was sworn in today. (11/22/13)

BROOKLYN - The newly sworn in FDNY chaplain is originally from Brooklyn.

Reverend "V" Simpson Turner Jr., who was sworn in earlier today, currently serves as the pastor of the Parish of Mount Carmel Baptist Church. Before that he served as the chaplain for the New York City Department of Corrections and Sheriff's Office.

Firefighters say they feel lucky to have Reverend Turner as part of the family.

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