13th Annual Badge and Recognition Ceremony
On September 8, 2012, our department held our annual
Badge and Recognition Ceremony in the auditorium
at Hendersonville High School.
Recognized were those employees who were recently
promoted and two individuals who had completed their probation.
Chaplain Dennis Allen lead the benediction and pledge of allegience.
Bagpiper Todd Boswell played during the entrance of our Honor Guard.
Thank you to Kelly Hibbs for performing the National Anthem.
left to right: Glenn Uram, Jeremy Jones and Rick O'Saile
Family members pinned on their Captain badges.
Captain Jones, Captain Uram and Captain O'Saile address the audience.
Senior Firefighter Promotions
Alan Pounders and Jonathan Turner (not pictured: Tim Smith)
Their wives pinned on their Senior Firefighter pins.
Senior Firefighter Pounders and Senior Firefighter Turner
Probationary Firefighters Scott Bennett and Mark Wilson
Scott Bennett is presented his firefighter's badge by his father and
Mark Wilson is pinned by his wife.
Taking the Firefighter Oath
Chief Steele explains the tradition of the leather Yorker fire helmet.
Bennett and Wilson are presented their leather helmets.
Firefighter Scott Bennett and Firefighter Mark Wilson
Captain Jones, Captain O'Saile, Chief Steele, Deputy Chief Parker
and Captain Uram
Senior Firefighter Pounders, Chief Steele, Deputy Chief Parker
and Senior Firefighter Turner
Firefighter Scott Bennett, Chief Steele, Deputy Chief Parker
and Firefighter Mark Wilson
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