This year marked MSFD's 66th annual awards banquet, an evening to celebrate the many investments of our membership into the department and serving the community.
We were honored to receive a plaque from Diana Taylor, MSFD's fire investigator, in recognition of exceptional work in overhaul and evidence protection in a recent structure fire.
EMT Academy: Cindy Duncan, Molly Geiger, Laura Jamison, Oscar Michel, Matthew Robson, Andrew Thompson, Tyler Thompson, Brad Walters, and Jennifer Walters.
Wildland Academy: Cindy Duncan, Molly Geiger, Oscar Michel, Lee Reinhart, Matthew Robson, Andrew Thompson, Tyler Thompson, Ashley Triplett, Lt. Andrew Winchell, and Mark Wong.
Officer Academy: Kaitlyn Byrne, Capt. Dave Combs, DC Joshua Maul, Capt Bobby White, Michael Willie, and Lt. Andrew Winchell
Excellence in support of the EMT Academy:
Mackenzie Mulligan-Buckmiller and Groff Schroeder
Years of service:
Ben Engelhardt – 5 years
Asst. Chief Keith Buckmiller – 25 years
Brad Walters – 30 years
Lt. Steve Schopper – 40 years
- Lt. Chris Byrne, Laura Jamison, Andrew Thompson, Tyler Thompson
Asst. Chief Paul Willie, after 32 years of service
2700: Capt. John Nichols
1800: Linda Radice
600: Asst. Chief Keith Buckmiller
500: Dep. Chief Josh Maul
300: Capt. Bobby White
100: Lt. Andrew Winchell
Gift of Life:
- 5/6 save - Capt. David Combs, Linda Radice, Andrew Thompson, Brad Walters, Ashley Wardell, and Capt. Bobby White
- 12/16 save - Capt. David Combs, Alex Keylin, Lt. Larry Mitchell, Ashley Triplett, and Michael Willie
Firefighter of the year:
- Lt. Chris Byrne