This is our first post of new content in a little over a month. We've been busy with research and writing, and will be adding more content in the next few days, including a very special Part II of a biography.
Today we want to share the news of some recent awards received by our honorary member Chief Ronny J. Coleman. Most recently, this included a prestigious award from the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) - the Everett E. Hudiburg Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Fire Service Training. Ronny traveled to Stillwater, Oklahoma to receive the award on July 16. "It was like a high school class reunion," said Ronny, "I ran into guys I had not seen in over 25 years..."
Read all about it on Ronny's biography at More>Special Recognition and Award Recipients>Coleman, Ronny J. State Fire Marshal Retired page. Scroll down to read about the award, and some others.
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