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An award, and some new uniform bling!

By Andrew Pollack on 03/19/2006 at 02:02 AM EDT

You know something about all the work I've been doing on an emergency services paging & communication system,right?

Tonight was Cumberland's annual banquet. Its one night a year when - out of uniform - we rent a local meeting place, put on nice clothes and go out for a nice dinner as a department. A few speeches get made, a slideshow of shots taken at scenes and training throughout the year, dinner, then all us old people go home and the children stay up raising hell for a few hours.

Tonight, I was given my 5 year service pin -- has it been that long? Along with a certificate and award for completing over 50 hours of training in 2005.

I was also given this years "Administrative Service Award" in recognition of the work I've been doing to apply 21st century tech to our first responder needs.

The blue and white bar is sort of "uniform bling" -- I'll have to figure out where it goes.

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Congratulations - I'm sure the award is well deserved...!By Wild Bill on 03/19/2006 at 08:03 AM EDT
Not bad for the "geek" who joined the fire service, eh ?

Keep up the good work,

---* Bill
Congratulations, AndrewBy Jens on 03/19/2006 at 05:15 PM EDT
you really deserve the recognition, your work is excellent

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