Battalion Chief Jason Cascone has served in the FDNY since 2001. He is currently assigned to Battalion 17 in the Bronx. Prior assignments include Engine 67 and Ladder 36 as a firefighter, Engine 332 as a lieutenant and Ladder 11 UFO as a captain. He holds a BBA in accounting from Pace University and an MPA from Baruch College, Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. He attended the West Point Counterterrorism Leadership Program, the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security and the FDNY Mental Performance Initiative. He is a content producer for the Department’s Bureau Fire Operations, and is the editor in chief of WNYF magazine—the FDNY’s official training publication which has been publishing since 1940.