In honor of the commencement of Operation Desert Storm, please wear your Airport Fire Department military tshirt this Saturday 12th January 2019 for its 28th anniversary.
"On January 16, 1991, Operation Desert Storm began. The conflict, also know as the Gulf War, was waged by a U.N.-authorized coalition force from 34 nations led by the United States, in response to Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait. On February 28, 1991, President Bush declared suspension of offensive combat and laid out conditions for permanent cease-fire."
Check out the link below for a snapshot of events that took place during this timeframe:
Please note that there is a union meeting this Saturday morning, 12th January 2019, training room at Fire Station One @ 0745 sharp. B-Shift will be going off duty and A-Shift will be coming on duty. It's YOUR union... be involoved!!!
Next union meeting... Saturday 9th February 2019. A-Shift will be going off duty and B-Shift will be coming on duty.
The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) is accepting applications for the position of Airport Fire Fighter. This recruitment process will fill three anticipated Airport Fire Fighter openings and establish an eligibility list for future openings. The Airport Fire Fighter position is a full-time position located at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Closing date for this process is:
Thursday 17th January 2019 - 3:00 PM Central
Please follow the link for further information and to submit an application. Thank you!
Tuesday 29th January marks the 2019 Fire Service Day at the Capitol. All MSP Airport Fire/Local S-6 members are encouraged to attend. If you want to support this effort, but are not interested in attending, consider working a trade for any B-Shift member who would like to attend. Event details are listed on the attached flyer. Additionally, note the Friday 11th January registry deadline. See any Executive Board member for further questions. Thank you!
Free parking in lot under apartments behind the VFW.
Brian began his career with Airport Fire on Monday 15th January 1990 and served until Friday 28th December 2018, concluding roughly 29 years of service retiring in rank of driver. Most notably, Brian served as Secretary for Local S-6 for 2 years (1994-1996) and President for 20 years (1996-2016). Additionally, Brian's other contributions & achievements include MPFF Central District "At Large" 2005-2006, MPFF Central District Vice President 2006-2015, IAFF 5th District Health & Safety representative, MDA Greater Twin Cities Area Executive Board member, MDA Summer Camp attendant/counselor 2003-present, MN Fire Service Foundation member, MN Board of Fire Training & Education member and an MDA Leon Poliachic Humanitarian Award recipient in 2013.
Brian, thank you for all of your dedication and contributions to the Airport Fire Department and Local S-6. You will be missed. God Speed and enjoy your retirement, Sir!
For your AFD uniform needs, call Steve @ 763.785.1055
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