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Fire Safety Commendation Medal

 

Fire Safety Medal

Fire Safety Commendation Medal

The Fire Safety Commendation Medal may be presented by the National Society, a state society, or a chapter to an individual for accomplishments and/or outstanding contributions in an area of fire safety and service. It may be presented to recognize a variety of fire safety and service that is dedicated to the protection of human life and property by preventing injuries or casualties due to fire and chemicals.

The medal depicts a a fireman's badge with a flame in the center. The medal is accompanied by an enameled bar, suitable for wear on a uniform. A miniature medal is also available.

Additional information regarding the SAR Fire Safety Commendation Medal can be found in the SAR Handbook, Volume III.

 

 

2014 Medal Recipient

Technician Langston Malin

 

Eight-year veteran Technician Langston Malin serves as the driver of Engine 410 at Fire Station 10 in Bailey’s Crossroads. He serves as mentor to junior department and volunteer members by providing instruction in driver training, pump operations, apparatus positioning, and ladder placement, strategy, and tactics. As the Fourth Battalion Training Officer (BTO), Technician Malin trained each Battalion station during the rollout of new portable radio units. He conducted additional training drills for natural gas emergencies, fire protection systems, and mayday firefighter operations. Technician Malin also developed and coordinated a multi-department Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) drill with personnel from Alexandria, Arlington County, and Fairfax County. This dynamic exercise challenged participants with unique rescue scenarios and established new insights into RIT operations across each jurisdiction in Northern Virginia. The singular accomplishments of Technician Malin reflect great credit on himself and the Fairfax County Fire Department. The Fairfax Resolves Chapter, Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution is pleased to recognize Technician Malin as Firefighter of the Year and recipient of its 2014 Fire Safety Commendation Medal.

President Bill Price presents Technician Langston Malin with the Fire Safety Commendation Medal

President Bill Price presents Technician Langston Malin with the Fire Safety Commendation Medal

 

 

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