Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue
On Wednesday, July 17, the Prince William County Fire & Rescue System held its Volunteer Firefighter Recruit Graduation Ceremony at the Public Safety Training Center in Nokesville. Battalion Chief Mike LaSalle
presided at the ceremony. Assistant Chief James Forgo and Volunteer Chief Jerry Deem provided an inspirational message to the recruits and attendees.
Recruit Class 19144 consisted of 11 recruits who successfully completed six months of rigorous academic and physical training at the System’s Public Safety Training Center. Each student performed 420 hours of training which consisted of 300 hours of Firefighter I & II, 40 hours of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Training, 40 hours of Hazardous Materials Training (up to the Operations level), Liquid Petroleum Gas Training and four days of Firefighter Survival Training. Upon graduation, they will be designated as Firefighter.
Please join us in congratulating the graduates:
Antonio Acker – Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton VFD Noah Kaplin – Dale City VFD
David Crane – Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton VFD Joseph Kenny – Manassas VFD
Neil Deven – Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton VFD Gavin Metaxa – Nokesville VFD
Anthony Mandina – Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton VFD Jamar Wright – Lake Jackson VFD
Maxwell Funk – Yorkshire VFD Zack Yates – Stonewall Jackson VFD
Alexandrya Repp -Yorkshire VFD
You can view the ceremony live on Facebook at facebook.com/PWCFireRescue.