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Firefighter Ed Budge Honored by Hendersonville VFW Post 9851

    On Saturday, October 3, 2009, the Hendersonville VFW Post 9851

held their annual Public Services Recognition Day.  Local law enforcement,

EMS and fire personnel were acknowledged and thanked for their

service to our community.

Ed Budge was selected by the VFW as their Firefighter of the Year for 2009.

Ed has served with our department since June of 1993.  He is a state certified

First Responder, Journeyman Firefighter and Haz Mat Technician.

He is assigned to Engine #1 and stationed at Firehouse #1 on Luna Lane.

Ed also served as a Sergeant in the Army from July 21, 1981 until

March 4, 1988 where he received two Army achievement medals and

two Army good conduct medals. We are proud of you Ed

and thank you for your service to our country and our department.

Hendersonville VFW Post 9851   

Activities for Public Safety Recognition Day


Engine #1

Firefighter Budge with his Captain and other Engine #1 personnel

L to R:  Firefighter Andy Cook, Firefighter Ed Budge, Captain Ronnie Wyatt

and Senior Firefighter Tim Lovell

Firefighter Ed Budge explains the equipment carried on Engine #1


Firefighter Budge displays his recognition plaque



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