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Posted on: February 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Bismarck appoints seven new firefighters, promotes four and recognizes nine for years of service

Firefighters appointments and promotions

On January 31, 2020, the Bismarck Fire Department conducted a badge pinning ceremony to celebrate the appointment of seven new firefighters, the promotion of two firefighters to the rank of Captain, and the promotion of two Captains to the rank of Battalion Chief.  Other members of the department were recognized for years of service.


Each department member was presented with their helmet and badge, by the Fire Chief.  Badges were then pinned by family, or other significant person in that department member’s life. Battalion Chief of Operations Brooks Martin acted as Master of Ceremonies and a benediction was delivered by Chaplain Paul Herr.


Appointments and promotions


Michael Lucci

Firefighter

Adam Miller

Firefighter

Mike Tavis

Firefighter

Joel Thune

Firefighter

Jacob Deforest

Firefighter

Michael Odell

Firefighter

Kyle Vettel

Firefighter

Nick Withnell

Firefighter

Brendan Jochim                            

Captain

Nathan Kron

Captain

Chad Gee

Battalion Chief

Jeff McConnell

Battalion Chief



Years of Service


Chris Anderson

5 years

Eric Kanz

5 years

Brandon Haas

20 years

Dale Hurt

25 years

Terry Winings

25 years

Jeff McConnell

30 years

Frank Smith

30 years

Charles Pifer

35 years

Rob Carlson

35 years

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