"In every generation, the world has produced enemies of human freedom. They have attacked America because we are freedom's home and defender, and the commitment of our fathers is now the calling of our time.
George W Bush
“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
Tim Brown is a retired, decorated 20-year FDNY firefighter, a survivor of the 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, a first responder to the 1993 terrorist attack on the WTC and a veteran of the New York Urban Search & Rescue Task Force team that responded to the 1995 terrorist attack on the Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City. Tim lost 93 of his friends on Sept. 11th, including his two best friends.
His last assignment in the FDNY was Rescue Co. 3 in The Bronx. He served several years in Mayor Giuliani’s Office of Emergency Management. Tim spent two years on special detail to the federal government, serving as a special assistant to the Secretary of Health and Human Services following the Anthrax terrorist attacks in 2001-2002 where he led the project instilling a command and control system into the Department. Tim was a founding member of the newly formed U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
He also responded to the 2003 Station Nightclub fire in Rhode Island, which killed
100 people. Tim helped the Governor of Rhode Island manage the aftermath and stayed on to recommend changes to the state’s emergency management and homeland security system.
Tim has been a leader in defending the memory of those lost on 9/11 at Ground Zero. He is a media commentator on the subject and has appeared on all major news channels including FOX News, CNN, MSBNC, CNBC and dozens of local news programs. He is a subject in the 2012 Peabody Award-winning documentary “Rebirth” (www.projectrebirth.org) which received rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival. He uses the film to help at-risk communities understand grief, resilience of the human spirit and find their path to new hope, love and joy. In 2013 Vice President of the United States Joe Biden invited the Rebirth participants to the White House to screen their film to a group of psychology students
He has been a featured speaker to numerous organizations, and has spoken at many colleges and universities, including the 2011 Vinfen Film Festival at Harvard Medical School. In April 2015 he will be a keynote speaker at the US Naval Academy Third Company banquet and has been invited to give a TEDx talk at the University of Northern Illinois.
Tim serves on the Board of Directors of the Paddy Brown Program & the September 11 National Memorial Trail. He has also volunteered with the National September 11th Memorial and Museum , Carry the Load, Ride2Recovery, and has helped to develop a new fundraiser benefiting the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation entitled the Captain Billy Burke Freedom Tower Climb.
Please click on any of the links below to review a few of his media assignments.
Tim Brown on FOX News Discussing the 10th Anniversary of 9/11
On FOX & Friends Reacting to Osama bin Laden’s Killing
Tim Brown Official 9/11 Testimony
Watch Rebirth Full Documentary
Rebirth Review (Hollywood Reporter)