On Thursday, July 26th, Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue held its Promotion and Awards Ceremony at Forest Park High School. Assistant Chief Hadden Culp (retired) presided over the ceremony.
The Department recognized twenty-six uniform members promoted to the ranks of Technician II, Lieutenant, Captain and Battalion Chief.
Department of Fire & Rescue
Back row, pictured left to right:: Battalion Chief Curtis Brodie, Technician II Jay Byler, Technician II Kyle Kosinski, Technician II Brendon Malone, Technician II Andrew Marsh, Technician II Robert Moreau, Technician II Helton Pereira, Technician II Matthew Stewart, Technician II David Wesley, Lieutenant Andrew Jeremiah, Lieutenant Rob Wiencko, Captain Chip Morrison.
Front row, pictured left to right: Technician II Gregory Briney, Technician II Bobby Cook, Technician II Terry Fuller, Technician II Daniel Gough, Technician II Matthew Livingston, Technician II Joshua Owens, Technician II Brian Reader, Lieutenant Beth Kenavan, Lieutenant Regina Miller, and Captain Gene Luckinbill.
Not pictured: Technician IIs Yasmin Ahmady, Timothy Moore, Jessica Weatherly and Lieutenant Greg Clatterbuck.
Office of Public Safety Communications
From the Office of Public Safety Communications, the following individuals were acknowledged for recent promotions to Telecommunicator II:
Pictured: Telecommunicator II Philip Hunnicutt with Fire & Rescue Chief Kevin McGee.
Not pictured: Telecommunicator IIs Zachary Fuhrman, Karen Lackey and Hesuk Kim.
Special Awards Presentation
During the evening ceremony, Chief McGee introduced a new award from the Department -- the “Fire Instructor of the Year Award”. This award was presented to Lieutenant Ed Rahl. In his honor, future recipients of the award will receive the “Lieutenant Ed Rahl Award for Excellence in Fire Service Instruction”.
Pictured: Lieutenant Ed Rahl with Fire & Rescue Chief Kevin McGee.