VMFD held Annual Inspection Dinner on Wednesday October 4
 
By Past Chief Felix "Hap" Hughes
October 6, 2017
 

The Department held their annual inspection and dinner on Wednesday, October 4 at which time service awards were handed out to members with many years of outstanding service to the community.

60 Years
Ex-Captain Robert Andrews Sr. – Volunteer E & H Co. # 3

50 Years

Ex-Captain Robert Tipping – Halstead Manor E & H Co. # 4
Firefighter Nick Greto - Halstead Manor E & H Co. # 4
Ex-Captain John Hunter – Mamaro E & H Co. # 1
Ex-Captain Sal Pollaro – Columbia E & H Co. # 2
Firefighter Eugene DeBourno Jr. – Columbia E & H Co. # 2

40 Years

Past Chief Joe Gareri – Mamaro E & H Co # 1
Past Chief Vincent Keck – Columbia E & H Co # 2
Past Chief Craig Casterella – Volunteer E & H Co. # 3
Ex-Captain Alan Casterella - Volunteer E & H Co. # 3
Firefighter David Hammond - Volunteer E & H Co. # 3

30 Years

Ex-Captain Phil Reda – Halstead Manor E & H Co. # 4
Ex-Captain Tara Mitchell – Mamaro E & H Co. # 1
Past Chief Robert Deshensky – Columbia E & H Co. # 2

20 Years

Chief Tracey Schmaling – Halstead Manor E & H Co. # 4
Ex-Captain Cliff Haviland – Halstead Manor E & H Co. # 4
Firefighter Fredrick Murca – Halstead Manor E & H Co. # 4
Ex-Captain Bruce Tripodi – Hook & Ladder Co. # 1
Ex-Captain James Schroeder – Hook & Ladder Co. # 1

10 Years

Ex-Captain Brian Dellner – Halstead Manor E & H Co. # 4
Ex-Captain Megan Farrell – Hook & Ladder Co. # 1
Firefighter Robert Potrafke – Hook & Ladder Co. # 1
Captain Carl Porretto – Mamaro E & H Co. # 1
Ex-Captain Matt DeRosa – Mamaro E & H Co. # 1
Firefighter Gerard Neville – Mamaro E & H Co. # 1
Captain Thomas Siemsen – Volunteer E & H Co. # 3
Lieutenant James Foti – Volunteer E & H Co. # 3

Photos are courtsey of SoundshorePhoto.com

 
Left to Right 
Asst. Chief Peter Primrose
Chief Tracey Schmaling
Asst. Chief Vincent Costa
Left to Right Asst. Chief Peter Primrose Chief Tracey Schmaling Asst. Chief Vincent Costa
 
60 Year Member
Robert Andrews Sr of Volunteer Engine & Hose Co # 3
60 Year Member Robert Andrews Sr of Volunteer Engine & Hose Co # 3
 
40 Year Members
Left to Right 
Past Chief Craig Casterella
Firefighter David Hammond
Volunteer Engine & Hose Co. # 3
40 Year Members Left to Right Past Chief Craig Casterella Firefighter David Hammond Volunteer Engine & Hose Co. # 3