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Mayor Bowser to Speak at FEMS Graduation Ceremony and Ribbon-Cutting for Training Academy

Thursday, February 5, 2015

(Washington, DC) – On Friday, February 6 at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will speak at the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (DCFEMS) graduation ceremony for new recruits, followed by a 12 pm ribbon cutting with the Department of General Services (DGS) for newly renovated portions of the DCFEMS Training Academy. The graduates of Fire Recruit Class 370 will join the department as dual-role firefighters/paramedics.  The ribbon-cutting ceremony will unveil recent modernizations to the training campus and the construction of a new eight-story tower used by the department for training simulations.
Friday, February 6, 2015  
11 am – 12:30 pm
The graduation ceremony begins at 11 am and the Mayor will speak at roughly 11:10 am. The ribbon-cutting will take place following the graduation at 12 pm.

Mayor Muriel Bowser
City Administrator Rashad Young
Deputy City Administrator Kevin Donahue
Interim FEMS Chief Eugene Jones
DGS Deputy Director of Construction June Locker

DCFEMS Training Academy
4600 Shepherd Pkwy, SW
Washington, DC 20032

Press should RSVP to [email protected]