13th Annual Badge and Recognition Ceremony

On September 14, 2013, our department held our 13th Annual Badge and

Recognition Ceremony to honor those employees receiving service anniversary

awards and also those probationary firefighters receiving their badges

and leather fire helmets.

Receiving 35 Year Service Award:

Captain Ronnie Shoemake

Receiving 30 Year Service Award:

Captain Tony Janco


Captain Randy Porter

Receiving 25 Year Service Award:

Captain Joe Brown

Captain Darrell Chance

Captain Tommy Jenkins

Receiving Their Badge and Leather Fire Helmet:

Left to Right:  Dallas Lewis, Joel Nelson and Brian Puccini

Pictures from the Ceremony:

Chief Steele opens the ceremony

Chaplain Dennis Allen leads the benediction

Our Honor Guard posts the colors




Mrs. Kelly Hibbs performs the National Anthem

Service Awards are presented



Captain Joe Brown   

Captain Tommy Jenkins 

Captain Tony Janco

Captain Randy Porter

Captain Ronnie Shoemake


Our newest firefighters are introduced and take the Firefighter Oath


Their wives pin on their firefighter badges


They are then presented their leather fire helmet





Left to right:  Chief Steele pictured with (left to right):  Firefighter Joel Nelson, Firefighter Brian Puccini

and Firefighter Dallas Lewis


Left to Right:  Captain Joe Brown, Captain Darrell Chance, Captain Tommy Jenkins, Chief Steele,

Captain Tony Janco, Captain Randy Porter and Captain Ronnie Shoemake

Other Pictures

Chief Steele reviewing the program prior to the ceremony  


  Our Honor Guard rehearsing their routine

 Service awards, badges and helmets to be presented


Felicia and Tony Janco

Captain Ronnie Shoemake and Family


Bagpiper Todd Boswell

          Firefighter Brian Puccini and Family          Firefighter Joel Nelson and Family


Firefighter Dallas Lewis and Family


Captain Randy Porter and Members of Engine Company 2

Captain Darrell Chance and Family

Captain Janco and Adm. Coordinator Carol Hire



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