Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department honored employees at the 5th Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation September 26 at Patterson Park Community Center.
Employees with 10 and 15 years of service received MFRD challenge coins engraved with their respective years. Employees with 20, 25, and 30 years of service received awards engraved with their names and years of service.
Fire Rescue Chief Mark Foulks stated in the opening remarks, “We have nice equipment and nice stations here in Murfreesboro, and we’re blessed to have that, but I think the quality of our personnel is ten-fold bigger than that. I am so excited to be working alongside these personnel.”
Award recipients were as follows (in order of seniority):
10 Years: Ben Honeycutt, Matt Welcome, Benjamin Thorpe, Lance Sutton, Clay Malone, Adam P. Brown
15 Years: Scott Duncan, Paul Oliver, Adam Petrig, Michael Keith, Raleigh Marlin, Tim Lampitt, David Cranford, Paul Diawara, Anthony Cayll, Douglas Inglish, Christopher Mikolon, David Simms
20 Years: Jeremy McCullough, Hunter Fite, Wade Williams, Timothy Rowlett
25 Years: James Barrett, Michael Adams, Robert Vaughter, David Wade, Marshall King, Clay Walls, Timothy Swann, Eugene Todd, Troy Gannon, Stephen M. Melton, Allen Swader, Ronald Nobles, Keith Elrod, Guy T. Matthews, Theodore Pertiller, Jeffery Bratcher
30 Years: Kenneth Richmond, Keith Bratcher, Samuel Benford, Mark McCluskey.
Front Row (L to R): Lance Sutton, Kenneth Richmond, Ben Honeycutt, Tim Lampitt, Raleigh Marlin, and Douglas Inglish
Middle Row (L to R): Assistant Chief Kim Lawson, Ronald Nobles, Stephen M. Melton, Guy T. Matthews, Eugene Todd, Keith Elrod, Clay Malone, Adam Petrig, Hunter Fite, Timothy Swann, Jeffery Bratcher, Paul Oliver, Assistant Chief Kaye Jernigan
Back Row (L to R): Fire Rescue Chief Mark Foulks, Keith Bratcher, Clay Walls, Samuel Benford, Jeremy McCullough, Mark McCluskey, Assistant Chief Allen Swader, Scott Duncan, Michael Keith, Deputy Chief Roger Toombs, and Adam P. Brown