Front Row: Fire Rescue Chief Mark Foulks, City Manager Rob Lyons, Vice Mayor Doug Young, Assistant Chief Kim Lawson, Deputy Chief Roger Toombs, Firefighter Leon Isaac, Administrative Aide Laurie Alsup, Captain Terrence Thomas, Firefighter Matt Young, Firefighter Josh Jackson, Firefighter Troy Tayse, Captain/Shift Inspector Thomas McAdoo, Captain/Shift Training Officer Terry Smith, and Captain/Shift Inspector Lee Douglas. Back Row: Firefighter Tim Corder, Captain/Shift Inspector Brian Lowe, Driver Randy Shaw, Assistant Chief Kaye Jernigan, Driver Douglas Rivait, Firefighter Nathan Duncan, Captain David Frost, Driver Christopher Ayers, Captain Tony Lehew, Assistant Chief Allen Swader, and Firefighter Alan Farrar.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department honored employees at the 6th Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation Saturday, May 7 at Barfield Park. Honorees were as follows (in order of seniority):
10 Years: Firefighter Troy Tayse, Firefighter Nathan Duncan, Firefighter Joshua Jackson, Firefighter Alan Jakes, Firefighter Matthew Young, Administrative Support Specialist Nelda Spradling, Captain David Frost, Firefighter Alan Farrar, Firefighter Travis Bryant, Firefighter Daphanie Crenshaw
15 Years: Firefighter Tim Corder, Captain/Shift Inspector Brian Lowe, Driver Randy Shaw, Driver Christopher Ayers, Firefighter Melvin Holmes, Firefighter Alveraz Constant, Driver Brian Burgess, Firefighter Renard Brown, Driver Clay Estes
20 Years: Driver Craig McBride, Captain/Shift Training Officer Terry Smith, Captain/Shift Inspector Thomas McAdoo
25 Years: Driver Douglas Rivait, Firefighter Leon Isaac, Captain Terrence Thomas, Administrative Aide Laurie Alsup
30 Years: Driver Lionel Holladay, Captain Tony Lehew
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.
“We are very proud of the men and women of our department and their dedication to the citizens of Murfreesboro,” said Fire Rescue Chief Mark Foulks. “We are very fortunate to have such wonderful people serving this community.”