The Abilene Fire Department will host a retirement, promotion, and annual awards ceremony at the Abilene Convention Center, 1100 N. 6th Street, on Friday June 25, 2021, at 3pm. The ceremony will recognize our recent retirees, recent promotions, and our 2020 Fire Officer, Firefighter, Rookie, and Civilian Employee of the Year.
During the ceremony, Retirees Randell Clark will be recognized for 27 years of service and Rodney Goodman will be recognized for 35 years of service. Josh Lovelady, James Weikel, Taylor Durham, and Patrick Schuessler will be promoted to Lieutenant; Will McBride, Zac Brown, and Joe Miller will be promoted to Captain; and Jeremy Williams will be promoted to Fire Marshal.
We will also be recognizing our 2020 Annual Award winners, Fire Officer Baker Bryant, Firefighter James Weikel, Rookie Andres Leon, and Civilian Employee Stephen Hughes.