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01/31/2023 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/31/2023 09:49

Nine USAG Rheinland-Pfalz firefighters get promoted, recognized for their performance

[Link] 1 / 4Show Caption +Hide Caption -Nine firefighters were promoted during a ceremony held at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Jan. 31. From left: Gerald Adams, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, Col. Reid Furman, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, Paul Jung, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, Jochen Scherdel, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, Daniel Pommel, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, Ulf Buerger, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, Alexander Wagner, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, LTC David Castillo, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, and Terry Dunlap, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz. (Photo Credit: Linda Lambiotte)VIEW ORIGINAL[Link] 2 / 4Show Caption +Hide Caption -Nine firefighters were promoted during a ceremony held at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Jan. 31. From left: Gerald Adams, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, Col. Reid Furman, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, Martin Hofmann, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, Yves Haas, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, Thorsten Preyer, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, Thomas Heinrich, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, LTC David Castillo, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, and Terry Dunlap, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz. (Photo Credit: Linda Lambiotte)VIEW ORIGINAL[Link] 3 / 4Show Caption +Hide Caption -Col. Reid Furman, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz commander, provides remarks during a promotion ceremony held Jan. 31 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Kaiserslautern, Germany, where nine firefighters were promoted to the positions of crew chiefs and station chiefs. "This is a recognition of your potential and the leadership roles you are all going to join," he said. (Photo Credit: Linda Lambiotte)VIEW ORIGINAL[Link] 4 / 4Show Caption +Hide Caption -Col. Reid Furman, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz commander, provides remarks during a promotion ceremony held Jan. 31 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Kaiserslautern, Germany, where nine firefighters were promoted to the positions of crew chiefs and station chiefs. "This is a recognition of your potential and the leadership roles you are all going to join," he said.

From left: Col. Reid Furman, Martin Hofmann, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, Yves Haas, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz. (Photo Credit: Linda Lambiotte)VIEW ORIGINAL

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Nine firefighters were promoted during a ceremony held at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Jan. 31.

Paul Jung, Daniel Pommel, Ulf Buerger, Jochen Scherdel, and Alexander Wagner were promoted from firefighters to the position of crew chiefs.

Martin Hofmann, Thomas Heinrich, Yves Haas, and Thorsten Preyer were promoted from crew chiefs to the position of station chiefs.

LTC David Castillo, director of Emergency Services, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, and Gerald Adams, deputy chief, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, presented the certificates.

Col. Reid Furman, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, provided remarks.

"In the Army, we reward performance," said Furman. "But we promote because of potential, for the things that we know you are going to be able to do."

"This is a recognition of your potential and the leadership roles you are all going to join," he added. "I wanted to thank you for everything you do."

USAG Rheineland Pfalz is looking to hire more personnel to fill emergency services positions. This is a great opportunity for local nationals who want to make a difference in their community. The next recruiting event is scheduled for Feb. 11 from 1000 to 1400 at the Congress Center in Ramstein.