Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Michael Sean Curtin

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 11, 2001

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Reflections for Sergeant Michael Sean Curtin

I'm Still Telling the Mike Curtin stories. There are many of them. It was an Honor growing up with you, joining the Marine Corps, and being a member of NYPD with you. Mike was a Hero to many long before September 11, and will always my hero. Miss you Brother. Semper Fi! and Good Night Chesty

Retired Detective Charlie Mahatcek
NYPD

September 11, 2018

Seventeen years has not lessened the sadness of the loss NYPD suffered on that day. It is not realistic to post a reflection on each brother and sister lost. Sergeant Curtin is special to me because he was an ESU Member and a Irish cop. I am an old Irish cop and a former SWAT guy. My great grandfather, grandfather, five uncles and many cousins have been NYPD.
The officers lost on 9/11 will NEVER be forgotten by family.

God bless the NYPD Brotherhood of the Fallen, the set a standard of honot and commitment we should all follow

Captain Tom Cox, Detective Brad Cox
Knox County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

April 28, 2018

Thank you brother for being the Marine you are. I will never forget.

Maj Matt Rafferty USMC

December 8, 2017

I really only ever knew Sgt Curtin from Parris Island, platoon 3058 H Company, 1979. He was one of my drill instructors, ran across him after I was stationed in Beaufort at MCAS Beaufort. God bless him and his family and the thousonds of lives he touch!!

He was a great man, and an awesome Marine, read about him when he went to OKC. Semper Fi!!

Sgt James Beasley
He was my DI, Plt 3058 H Co.

September 11, 2017

On Sept 10 2017 I participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climber in Montgomery, Alabama. I had the honor to carry SGT. Michael Curtin picture with me for the 110 floor climb in remembrance of his sacrifice to save others. I'm also a Police Officer and I understand the sacrifice we make everyday. We will never forget.

Officer Tim Nugent
Guntersville Police

September 11, 2017

Hey Mike, Another year gone by, and I am still telling those Mike Curtin Stories. Always reflecting on the Good times we had growing up together. Lots of laughs. You are missed, and you were always my Hero. Semper Fi! and Good Night Chesty.

Ret. Detective Charlie Mahatcek
NYPD

September 11, 2017

Your ultimate sacrifice. Your heroic actions are not forgotten in our Curtin home here in Eire Ireland

Wife Mother & writer
Family by Name

September 10, 2017

I met Michael as a young teenager in Rocky Point. Even at that young age he spoke of the military and always wanted to serve his country. Michael was one of the nicest, kindest people I have ever had the privilege to know. A group of us spent a lot of time together in at the beach, both day and night. It was a wonderful, mostly innocent time. It does not surprise me that Michael was a selfless hero on 9/11. And I know that he was involved in other dangerous rescues as well. I pray for his wife and his daughters. They have sacrificed greatly. God bless you all and may He continue to grant you strength and peace.

Carol Cassidy Fine
Childhood Friend

September 12, 2016

Mike, I never met you, but your story lives on...especially on this day. Master Gunnery Sergeant Ted Isaacson said you were a hell of a Marine, I believe him. Your exploits in Oklahoma City, and your heroism on September 11th are an example to all Marines everyday. Semper Fidelis and until I have the privilege of joining you on Heaven's Guard Force!

Master Gunnery Sergeant Stephen Doherty
United States Marine Corps (Retired)

September 11, 2016

You have not been forgotten.

Police Officer (Ret) Kelley Sciarrone
SCPD

September 10, 2016

Mike God bless you and ur family semper fi bro

Hank kuhn
Mike was my drill instructor in 1979

September 10, 2015

Semper fi Mike God bless u and ur family

Sgt hank kuhn
Mike was my drill instructor in 1979

September 10, 2015

Still have a scar above my eye from a fight I got into with Mike Curtin at the Drill Instructor Academy on Parris Island. We fought over what bar to go to that night. Nine stitches later, he got his way...

Semper Fi, Mike. We don't forget...

Kevin Nolan, Tech Agent
US DHS

May 16, 2015

75 Steady late tours, and long hours at BCB is where I had the privilege of walking for a moment in time with Mike Curtin and Joe Vigiano. Often, the name "Sons of Thunder" will come to mind when thinking of them.

There was just something about these two. Joe; Quick, Bold, Fearless. Fearless. Yet seeming to carry within a deep, poignant sense of compassion. Perhaps it's what fueled him. Mike; A Rock. Solid, Restrained, Intelligent. A Powerhouse. Yet possessed of an almost unbearable grace.

If someone were to tell me that they were only ever on loan to us from the heavens, I would believe them. If someone were to say this is an example of what God's Angels look like when living as mortal men, I would believe them. No, not the harp playing kind. The warrior kind. God's policemen.

It seems so right that they were together in life. So, I suppose it shouldn't be surprising that they were taken together at the end of their time here. But it still hurts.

Mike, Joe; It was an honor to have known you, and impossible to forget you. I trust you are safe home, and Semper Fi.

Police Officer
Retired NYPD

February 27, 2015

Today, I had the honor of reading Sergeant Michael Curtin's name during the 9/11 memorial on the top deck of "USS Midway Aircraft Carrier" in San Diego. Thank you for all of your selfless service to us. You will never be forgotten! September 11, 2014

Konrad Sheehan

September 12, 2014

For the first time this year I went to the memorial. I have visited at the wall in DC, but never there. It was just not that easy to do. Just like the memories of the war I have to face. I knew what I would be facing the minute I got in line. So we face that pain. It took awhile but we found your name. I just had no words at that point. Brother continue to rest at peace. YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN!

John O'Connor

September 8, 2014

9/11/2013 - Brother you are not forgotten. This year we we dedicated a Baseball Game in your name and we will continue to remember your sacrifice. Continue to rest at ease we have the watch, and we will continue until it is our turn to pass on our call box key and baton!

Lt John O'Connor 9461
BPD (NYPD FAMILY 9461 and 2292)

September 17, 2013

You, as always are remembered

Pat
Civilian, Manchester, NH

September 11, 2012

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 5, 2012

The best boss I ever had the privilege to work for. I wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for you Sarge. I hope your doing well guarding those gates Devil Dog.


Give me a Libbo pass if/when I see you again.



Semper Fi,



Doc

The snuffy

March 22, 2012

From the Halls of Montezuma,
To the shores of Tripoli;
We fight our country's battles
In the air, on land, and sea;
First to fight for right and freedom
And to keep our honor clean:
We are proud to claim the title
Of United States Marine.

Our flag's unfurled to every breeze
From dawn to setting sun;
We have fought in every clime and place
Where we could take a gun;
In the snow of far-off Northern lands
And in sunny tropic scenes;
You will find us always on the job
The United States Marines.

Here's health to you and to our Corps
Which we are proud to serve;
In many a strife we've fought for life
And never lost our nerve;
If the Army and the Navy
Ever look on Heaven’s scenes;
They will find the streets are guarded
By The United States Marines.

Rest In Peace Michael!! Love your cousin Ellie<3

ellie

December 23, 2011

It was my great honor to carry and display a placard bearing Sgt. Curtin's name in the march and wreath laying ceremony at the 09/11 Memorial today in Portland, Maine.

Mayor Nick Mavodones
City of Portland, Maine

September 11, 2011

Brother It has been 9 years today! We have all done our part and we will continue to do so. Thank you for watching over us. 113 Queens. You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer J O'Connor
Fairmount Heights Police

September 11, 2010

To the family and friends of Sergeant Michale Curtin,

I just recently, for the 1st time visited NYC ( May 28, 2010 - Memorial Day Weekend ) . I had the opportunity to visit the Statue of Liberty and took a 2 1/2 hour walk on the streets of NYC to visit and pay my respects to all the Heroes and victims of 09/11. On our walk we passed a memorial with the tiles people from around our nation sent to hang on this chain length memorial fence. I took several pictures and the one that caught my eye most was the one of Sergeant Michal S Curtin, that said "Some Gave All". I, of course, came back home to Oklahoma and done an internet search so I could pay my respects to this fallen hero. Thank you so much for your service!! You have NOT been forgotten and you never will.

God Bless you, your family and all your NYPD fellow officers!!!

Jo A Hutchison ( Cantrell )
State of Oklahoma
Office of Juvenile Affairs employee

Jo A. Hutchison
State of Oklahoma Employee

June 9, 2010

8 years ago my mother gave me a memorial bracelet of a fallen officer from 9/11 and it has your name on it....although we never met, you inspired me to pursue my dream of being a police officer and i wear the bracelet proudly as a current field training patrol Deputy in Texas today, God bless you and your family and you are not forgotten

FTO Deputy G. Kennedy
WCSO, TX

December 14, 2009

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