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News Release 11-41
Date: June 8, 2011

 

Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Valorous, Lifesaving Actions

 

On Monday, June 6, 2011, 14 Fairfax County firefighters and Virginia Task Force 1, Fairfax County’s Urban Search and Rescue Team, were spotlighted at the 33rd Annual Valor Awards Ceremony hosted by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce Valor Scholarship Fund, at the McLean Hilton Hotel.

Firefighters were recognized for their valor and lifesaving actions, while both on and off-duty. Their courage, heroism, and selfless service is in keeping with the proudest traditions of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and the fire service. Their commitment to duty and looking out for the welfare of others, 24/7, demonstrates their extraordinary capacity for helping those in need, locally and abroad.

Name

Work Location

Award

Master Technician John L. Capps

FS22, A-Shift

Silver Medal

Firefighter Mark E. Huehn

FS22, A-Shift

Silver Medal

VATF-1 (Haiti Earthquake Response)

Headquarters, FRD

Silver Unit Citation

Captain II Anthony L. Jackson

FS24, C-Shift

Bronze Medal

Captain I Larry E. Jenkins, (Retired)

FS08, A-Shift

Bronze Medal

Technician Davin E. Bridges

FS18, A-Shift

Bronze Medal

Firefighter Heather J. Lefever

FS08, A-Shift

Bronze Medal

Battalion Chief William A. Garrett

Headquarters, FRD

Life Saving

Lieutenant Marc S. Davidson

Academy

Life Saving

Technician Ryan S. Fletcher 

FS24, C-Shift

Life Saving

Technician G. Brian Mayhugh

FS20, C-Shift

Life Saving

Technician Richard N. Mitchell

FS20, C-Shift

Life Saving

Technician Anthony D. Shockley

FS19, B-Shift

Life Saving

Firefighter Keith Baughan    

FS20, C-Shift

Life Saving

Firefighter B. Wayne Talbert

FS20, C-Shift

Life Saving


For more information, call Daniel L. Schmidt or Captain I Randal Bittinger, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, 703-246-3801 and TTY: 711. Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request.
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