County Executive Jan Gardner today recognized Capt. Jeremy Wade of the Division of Fire & Rescue Services. He recently completed a four-year rigorous program to receive certification as an Executive Fire Officer through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Fire Academy.
“I am pleased to honor Captain Wade for his successful completion of one of the most rigorous and academically challenging courses in the fire and rescue service,” said Executive Gardner. “He has joined a diverse group of fire officers from across the country and his efforts to make our community safe will ensure a bright future for all of Frederick County.”
The program trains senior officers in executive-level leadership skills, helps them apply valuable research, creates a deeper understanding of how to operate a proactive fire and rescue service, and gives them tools to transform their organizations.
Please watch the recognition ceremony.