BC Dennis Cross LOD 911 was a legendary FF who spent his entire career in Bed Stuy. He was appointed to the FDNY on Nov. 2 1964 and was part of an historical group of firemen who witnessed an unprecedented amount of fire duty the likes of which our world will never see again. As a Chief he was admired by all ranks but it was his infinite understanding of his men which set him apart. His cardinal rule was You take care of the men and the men will take care of you. Chief Cross whose son Brian is a current member of L120 was an avid runner who participated in the Turkey Trot yearly. Today his family and his men alike honor his memory with this race and a fun filled family day.