On Friday November 20th at the 33rd Annual Battle of the Badges Boxing Match, we honored USMC Gunnery Sgt. Chris Claude. He has been a member of the USMC since 1998 serving as Field Artillery Radar Leader, A Marine Recruiter and a Field Artillery Operations Chief. He was injured on 2/20/06 in Iraq;

"while on patrol as a military advisor to the Iraqi Police, Chris' team was ambushed by an Iraqi Improvised Explosive Device where he lost his right leg, left thumb, sustained numerous broken bones, burns and shrapnel wounds." He also suffered a traumatic brain injury. Look inside

​for all the pictures and the story.



 Left to Right: Jerry Ryan, Kevin Barry, Jack Kirrane, Prince Fergie, Bob McGuire and Mike Reno

See above in 2014, the Boxing Team presenting to Building Homes For Heroes, a check for $7,000.00.

  The charity that they named for this year's Match is also Building Homes For Heroes. USMC Sgt. Claude is on the list to benefit from this organization, AND BENEFIT HE DID! The 50/50 was a whopping $2700.00. "Lyndsey" won and gave it all back. So the 50/50 pulled in $5400.00. THANK YOU LYNDSEY!

Update: We had a few more donations so the total

​money going to Sgt. Claude will be $6,600.00

MANY THANKS TO ALL!

 


​2016

Getting Ready for another year of Boxing.

If you would like to schedule a Charity Match, we would love to help you raise money for your event.

Please E-Mail me,

Bobby McGuire

FDNY Boxing@aol.com

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SEE ABOVE-THE OFFICIAL PRESENTATION OF THE KEY FOR HUGO GONZALEZ'S NEW HOME .

THIS ARMY SPECIALIST WAS INJURED IN IRAQ IN 2004 BY AN IED BLAST.

NOTE THE LOGO ON THE KEY IS THE LOGO OF THE FDNY BOXING TEAM.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO OF HIS HOMECOMING