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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Charlottesville Fire Department to Hold Recruit Class Graduation and Promotional Ceremony

Recruit Class 2023 Graduates

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January 25, 2024


Charlottesville Fire Department to Hold Recruit Class Graduation and Promotional Ceremony


CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department is holding a graduation ceremony to celebrate Recruit Class 2023 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center on Friday, January 26, 2024 at 5:30 p.m.

The department will be graduating eleven recruits from the 2023 class. Additionally, a promotional ceremony will be held to honor recently promoted members. One member will be promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief, two to Battalion Chief, and five to the rank of Captain.

This occasion marks the recruit class's 6-month completion of rigorous fire and emergency medical training, as well as the commitment and leadership of those recently promoted. 

Keynote speaker, Tiffanye Wesley, Deputy Fire Chief of the Arlington County Fire Department will recognize their achievements and commitment to the profession.

We invite the community to join us in celebrating this joyous occasion!

Recruit Class 2023 GraduatesJanuary 25, 2024 Promotions


Media Contact
Lance Blakey
Battalion Chief
Charlottesville Fire Department
blakey@charlottesville.gov
(434) 906-7787

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