Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Joseph A. Martyna

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, November 16, 2008

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Reflections for Lieutenant Joseph A. Martyna

Today we, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Recruit Class 39, honored Lieutenant Joseph Martyna with a memorial workout. Lieutenant Martyna’s death is a great blow to our FWC Family. His sacrifice goes to show the great deal of stress he was willing to endure in the line of duty. His eight-hour flight in a search and rescue mission was a testament to his willingness to put others before himself. Our class successfully completed the workout and continues to take strides to be able to dedicate ourselves to the service of others, just as Lieutenant Martyna did. He is a model for us all and his sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Respectfully,

FWC Recruit Class 39

November 18, 2019

Lt. Martyna rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 14, 2019

Lt. Martyna,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Florida. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 16, 2018

FWC memorial workouts are a way for the FWC family to honor and recognize the sacrifices made by fallen officers. FWC Class 35 reflected on the loss of LT. Joseph A. Martyna who passed away shortly after a search and rescue mission on November 16, 2008. LT Martyna was recognized as a dependable and well-respected member of the community and to the FWC family. To honor his service, Class 35 participated in the elite level memorial workout. This is designed to be extremely difficult and allowed us to work together and excel as a family. Anytime a memorial workout is prescribed, we as a class, feel a greater sense of pride and determination to perform to the best of our ability in preserving the legacy of a fallen family member. Thank you for your service LT. Martyna, you will never be forgotten.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Class 35
FWC Recruit

November 21, 2017

Lt. Martyna,
On today, the 8th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Florida. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 16, 2016

Lieutenant Martyna,

FWC recruit class 28 would like to thank you for your courage and dedication by conducting a memorial workout in your honor. It is our hope that we can uphold your memory and continue to protect Florida's most precious natural assets in your stead.

Very respectfully,

FWC recruit class 28

November 12, 2015

We will never forget... May you continue to rest in peace Lt. Martyna.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

November 16, 2012

I just now found this out and Joe, you were a wonderful person and there's no doubt that you will be greatly missed by many.
God bless you and your family.

- Sue -

Sue Goldstein
Friend

March 23, 2012

Rest in Peace, Lieutenant Martyna. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 9, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the third anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.
Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

November 16, 2011

We will never forget the heroes who gave their all for us, and you sir are a hero... May you continue to rest in peace Lt. Martyna.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union; County SO, Lake Butler, FL

Deb

November 16, 2011

Eternal rest grant unto Joseph, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Capt. Marty Redmond
FWC

February 22, 2011

Lt. Martyna,
Sir, it has taken over two years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Florida. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
USBP

February 8, 2011

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. May you rest in peace.

Off. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

February 2, 2011

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