Joe Minogue serves as the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation liaison to the FDNY and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors. He is a New York State NFFF Lead Advocate in Nassau and Suffolk counties and serves as the Stair Climb coordinator for the National Stair Climb in New York City. Minogue has been an active participant in the development and/or delivery of Stress First Aid, Curbside Manner, After Action Review, Courage To Be Safe (CTBS) and the Leadership, Accountability, Culture, and Knowledge (LACK) courses. Minogue is a retired lieutenant from the FDNY. He started his FDNY career in Engine 289 and worked in Ladder 153 and Engine 229. After the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, Minogue became one of the FDNY Buglers. Shortly after his promotion to lieutenant, Minogue was made the commanding officer for the FDNY Ceremonial Unit. He was also field lieutenant in Brooklyn Engine Company 290 and Ladder Company 103.