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Fire and Rescue Recruit Graduation Class 2019-1
For Release
July 2, 2019

On Friday, July 5th, at 10:00 a.m., the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue will hold its graduation ceremony for Recruit Class 2019-1at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas.  Battalion Chief Chris Granger will preside over the ceremony. 

Class 2019-1 consists of Fire and Rescue Technicians who successfully completed 26 weeks of rigorous academic and physical training at the Department's Public Safety Training Center in Nokesville, Virginia. Each student performed in excess of 1,248 hours of training. The training consisted of 1 week of Orientation/Study Skills/Health, Nutrition and Fitness, 9 weeks of Emergency Medical Training, 12 weeks of Fire Training, and 4 weeks of Specialized Training. 

The Department will announce the following graduates:

Richard M. BlankRyan R. GibsonTyler A. MarnellTheodore A. Scheatzle
Dominic N. CarlinoBenjamin J. HerdStephen G. MickleTaylor A. Smith
James E. CloseKelly A. KrebsChristopher W. PaulJoseph H. Tate
Casey M. CoulterGrace E. LehmanAlexander R. PionGary W. Woods II
Renae L. DillonIvanovich P. LesefkaCharles R. Pistole 

For more information, please call 703-792-6162.

Note:  The media is welcome to attend.  Photo opportunities will be available throughout the graduation ceremony.

You can view the ceremony live by visiting our Facebook page at

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