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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

2008 Recruit Academy Graduation and Promotion Ceremony

Birmingham Fire & Rescue
Ashville Fire & Rescue
Concord Fire & Rescue


The 2008 Recruit Academy Graduation and Promotion Ceremony was held Friday at the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. There were 37 recruits who graduated to the rank of Firefighter, 3 promotions to the rank of Battalion Chief, 7 promotions to the rank of Captain, and 11 promotions to the rank of Lieutenant.

Congratulations to all the firefighters who were honored on this special day!

Field Training Officers

Captain Eric C. Smith
Captain Jasper J. Juliano
Captain Ross O. Sheffield
Lieutenant Karl L. Compton
Lieutenant Roderick D. Moore
Lieutenant Ronald G. Jennings
Lieutenant Rodney A. Pinder
Lieutenant Samuel J. Russell
Lieutenant Terry J. Smith
Lieutenant John E. Tompkins
Lieutenant Harold R. Watson


PROMOTIONS

To the rank of Battalion Chief

Richard A. Gregg
Cordell W. Mardis
David M. Russell

To the rank of Captain

Melvin W. Brown
Darryl K. Carter
Tyrone Fornest
Donald L. Jones
Jasper J. Juliano
Ross O. Sheffield
Theodore L. Smith

To the rank of Lieutenant

Larry Brown
Ronald Burroughs
Reginald Carson, Sr.
Frederick Chatman
Rouglas J. Datcher
Standley D. Frierson
Lynn D. Glover
William A. Hudson, Sr.
Danny W. Lewis
Stanley L. McAdams
Jeremy B. Reynolds


GRADUATES

To the rank of Firefighter

Birmingham Fire & Rescue

Earnest V. Acoff, Jr.
Christoper M. Ammons
Kerry B. Bozeman
Westley A. Clark
Alejandro P. Coleman
Samuel D. Collier
De'Angleo J. Davis
Reginald D. DoBynes
Wesley Dodgen
Keith R. Finnegan
Alan M. Gast
Christopher T. Glaze
Dylan A. Harley
Leland M. Ingle
Francis T. James
Kovac D. Johnson
Sebastion Kelly
Nicholas P. Landers
Desi D. Lassiter
Matthew J. McDonald
Justin G. Minton
Roderick J. Myers
Rodney J. Myers
Roy L. Orr
Jacent C. Pendleton
Tanisha S. Peterson
John D. Rheuby
Rishard J. Rutledge
Cedric A. Smith
Dorosha D. Swann
Jacob S. Swindle
John M. Vinsant
James C. Waits
Brandon P. West
Nathan A. Wilson

Concord Fire & Rescue

Cory W. McFarland

Ashville Fire & Rescue

Benjamin M. Milam




Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Master of Ceremonies, Deputy Chief Brasfield...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


The opening Invocation was given by Captain Fornest...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Presentation of the Colors by the Honor Guard...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


The National Anthem was sung by Renita Stuckey-Hill...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Representative from the Mayor's Office...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Dr. Frank Adams Sr. entertained the gallery with Jazz...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Recognition of the Training Officers by Chief Ward...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Promotions

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Graduates

Department Chief Brooks swears in the newest Firefighters...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Receiving the badge and Firefighter Certificate...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Concord Chief Miller congratulates his newest firefighter...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Congratulations!

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


The closing Invocation was given by Captain Fornest...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue Honor Guard : Captain Fornest...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Members of the Birmingham Fire & Rescue Honor Guard...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue

3 Comments:

At 11/13/2008 10:57:00 AM , Blogger Renita said...

Wow! I made Dave's 911. I feel so fortunate. Thank you Dave for thinking of me.

 
At 11/13/2008 11:40:00 AM , Blogger DAVE911 said...

Hey Renita! You did a great job! You're truly a gifted singer.

 
At 11/21/2008 06:45:00 PM , Anonymous Leanna said...

Hey, Dave. It's Leanna, Jay Juliano's daughter. I enjoy your pictures

 

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