MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department conducted a graduation ceremony for 59 firefighter recruits on Thursday, September 1, 2011. The graduation was held at the Charles Herbert Flowers auditorium and was well attended by families, friends, elected leaders and Departmental personnel. Speakers included County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, Councilmember Andrea Harrison, Fire Chief Marc Bashoor with a keynote address from William “Billy” Goldfeder. Goldfeder's son, Brian, is a graduate of CRS #43 and a recipient of the Fire Chief's Award.