The FDNY Ceremonial Unit is an element of the Bureau of Training. The unit is composed of about fifty fire captains, lieutenants and firefighters, and EMS captains, lieutenants, paramedics, and EMTs, who volunteer their time in addition to their primary duties. Unit personnel coordinate and manage a variety of events including promotions, parades, memorial services, funerals, and other ceremonies in which the FDNY participates.