Episode 91109

Tango Alpha Lima remembers 9/11 with U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. and retired NYPD Officer Wilem Wong


August 26th, 2021

27 mins 49 secs

Season 911

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About this Episode

New Yorker Wilem Wong joined the Army Reserve during last days of the Cold War era. His 32 years of service as a combat medic, nurse and civil affairs officer, deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan, overlapped with his 21 years as a NYPD officer, has given him a unique perspective on 9/11, and the Global War on Terrorism that followed.

Wong shares his stories, insights, as well as some of the initiatives he has championed on behalf of fellow veterans both within the NYPD, and through more than 20 years as a member of the Lt. B.R. Kimlau American Legion Post 1291 in New York.

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