On Friday, June 29th at 10:00 a.m., the Department of Fire and Rescue held a graduation ceremony for Recruit Class 2012-1. The ceremony was held at the Hylton Performing Arts Center located at 10960 George Mason Circle in Manassas. Battalion Chief John Petrie presided over the ceremony.
Class 2012-1 consists of 15 men and women who have successfully completed 24 weeks of rigorous academic and physical training at the Department’s Public Safety Training Center in Nokesville, Virginia. Each student performed in excess of 1,100 hours of training and over 24,000 hours combined. The training consists of 1 week of orientation, 6 weeks of Emergency Medical Technician Training, 14 weeks of Fire Training, and 3 weeks of Specialized Training.
The Department announces the following graduates, Technician Is:
Recruit Class 2012-1