McKINNEY, TEXAS (April 8, 2015) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) administered promotional oaths of office for 36 individuals in front of family, friends, and city officials at a recent ceremony at City Hall. Each individual took the oath of office and was issued an official MFD badge corresponding to their new rank. In keeping with fire service tradition, many members chose family members, friends, or a mentor to pin the badge on their uniform.
Those recognized for promotion to the rank of Battalion Chief were George Cook, Brian Judd and Jason Hockett. Brian Hardy, Travis Irick, Thomas Kosten and Jered Mounger were promoted to the rank of Captain. Additionally, eight firefighters were promoted to the rank of Driver and 15 firefighters were recognized for completing the 12-month probationary firefighter period. Six new probationary firefighters were also recognized.
City of McKinney Press Release
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