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Thursday, January 24, 2008

BFRS Recruit Class Training

Birmingham Fire & Rescue

Prior to graduation, the newest class of firefighters spent several grueling months in training. Below are a few pictures that Captain Mixon was kind enough to share.

Thank you, Captain Mixon, for sharing these great pictures!

If you have pictures from your department that you would like featured on dave911.com, send them in!


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Fairfield Recruit Academy Graduation

Fairfield Fire & Rescue

The newest hires for Fairfield Fire & Rescue have just completed training and graduated from rookie school at Birmingham Fire & Rescue. Congratulations to all the men and women who are beginning their careers as a firefighter!

Field Training Officers

Captain Gregory Cunningham
Captain Joseph R. Mixon
Captain John Turner (Fairfield)
Lieutenant Jasper Juliano
Lieutenant Donavan Bailey
Lieutenant Gabriel Crosswy
Lieutenant Darryl Cunningham (Fairfield)
Lieutenant Matthew LaMonte
Lieutenant Paul LaMonte
Lieutenant William Monroe
Lieutenant Terry Smith

Firefighter Graduates

Darrius L. Agee, Sr.
Angela Y. Campbell
Michael T. Clark
Carl C. Crawley
Gregory Dawson, Jr.
Daniel L. Grizzelle
Corey D. Norman
Charles J. Robinson
Quinton W. Wright


Fairfield Fire Chief...

Fairfield Fire & Rescue


Firefighter Graduates...

Fairfield Fire & Rescue


Fairfield Fire & Rescue


Fairfield Fire & Rescue


Fairfield Fire & Rescue


Fairfield Fire & Rescue


Fairfield Fire & Rescue


Fairfield Graduating Class...

Fairfield Fire & Rescue

Monday, January 21, 2008

BFRS Recruit Graduation and Promotion Ceremony

Birmingham Fire & Rescue

Birmingham Fire & Rescue held their Recruit Graduation and Promotion Ceremony at the Botanical Gardens Friday. The event was well attended with standing room only.

Congratulations to all the newly promoted and graduated firefighters with Birmingham Fire & Rescue!

Field Training Officers

Captain Gregory Cunningham
Captain Joseph R. Mixon
Captain John Turner (Fairfield)
Lieutenant Jasper Juliano
Lieutenant Donavan Bailey
Lieutenant Gabriel Crosswy
Lieutenant Darryl Cunningham (Fairfield)
Lieutenant Matthew LaMonte
Lieutenant Paul LaMonte
Lieutenant William Monroe
Lieutenant Terry Smith

Promotions

To Assistant Chief

Christopher A. Brooks
Brian W. Gargus

To Battalion Chief

Beverly T. McGinnis


To Captain

Roosevelt E. Coar
Christopher J. Thomas


To Lieutenant

Jody Alfano
Donovan Bailey
Peter L. Bennett
Coy K. Colvin, Jr.
Roderick I. Creer
Roman C. Crosswy
Charles E. Everhart
Ronald G. Jennings
William E. Monroe
Roderick D. Moore
John W. Pennington
John A. Richard
Samuel J. Russell
James D. Sims
Harold R. Watson
Charles W. Wright
Roger D. Wyatt


To Apparatus Operator

Jason T. Bryant
Robert J. Buchanan
Lucious Colley, Jr.
Tyrone C. Johnson
Herman C. Key
Markus R. McCay
Alan L. Ogletree
Carlos C. Parker
Summer D. Poe
Jeremy B. Reynolds
Michael J. Riggs


To Accounting Assistant II

Lashun G. Hurley


Graduates

To Firefighter

Lee O. Anderson
Andrew P. Best
Thomas L. Burch III
Derek S. Camp
Joseph S. Cantrell
Nathaniel Coleman
Christin K. Cox
Alexis A. Frazier
John C. Kelly
Marvin J. Kimbrough
Corey T. Knight
Anthony J. Mason
Ivan E. Maxfield
Robert T. Nelson
Andrew R. Parker
Jancee L. Peterson
Brent G. Rhodes
Isaac F. Robinson
Joseph L. Robinson
Jerry W. Sheppard, Jr.
Pillip T. Underwood
John G. Watkins

(Fairfield Fire Department's graduates will be featured next in their own post)


Birmingham Honor Guard prepares...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


The audience views a presentation from rookie school...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Lt. Fornest opens with the Invocation...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Presentation of the Colors...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Firefighter Bernard Buggs sings the National Anthem...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Fairfield and Birmingham Fire Chiefs...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Fairfield presents Birmingham Chief Brooks with a plaque of appreciation...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Representative from the Mayor's Office spoke...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Chief of Training, Battalion Chief Willis, recognized the Training Officers...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Captain Cunningham and Captain Mixon...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Promotions...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Fairfield and Birmingham Chiefs...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Captain Cunningham and Captain Mixon...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Graduates...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Birmingham's newest firefighters pin their badges...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Graduating Class of Firefighters...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue


Field Training Officer, Lt. Crosswy, with his group...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue