Engineer Evan Kressly and Engineer Blayde Briske graduated from UAF in May. Unfortunately this meant they had completed the Steese Scholarship program and were off to start their careers. The Department will miss their presence, leadership and hard work. Good luck guys!
It is with great pride and a little sadness that we announce that Engineer Ian Morey has been offered, and accepted, a Firefighter position with Atlanta Fire Rescue. Ian’s last shift with us was on October 6th and he will report to the Atlanta Fire Academy on Thursday October 20. Ian is a great employee and we know he is going to have a great career, you will be missed.
Engineer/EMT-2A Tucker Cooper pulled his last shift with us on July 11th. Mr. Cooper has been a scholarship firefighter with our department for four years. His hard work and wry sense of humor will be missed. He has accepted a summer position with Capital City Fire Rescue in Juneau. Good luck Coop, we know you are going to have a great career.
After four years of service we are sorry to say that Delmari Tyndale has left our Department. Delmari was a Firefighter/EMT-3A with our department. He also was a peer mentor and role model for our new members and his leadership skills will be greatly missed. We wish him luck on meeting his goals back home in Washington.
Wishing you the best Mike!
Deputy Chief Holzmueller’s last shift was Thursday, May 5, 2016. After 41 years in the fire service and 10 years at Steese he has decided to retire. Mike has an outstanding work ethic that he has displayed during his long & distinguished career. Our organization and all members have greatly benefited in his administrative management of policies and procedures. He has help set the foundation and future of this department, he is going to be greatly missed.
We wish Engineer Nick Pierson the best both professionally and personally as he leaves us after three years of Service. Nick started out as a scholarship student who then was hired on by our Department. While we will miss his professionalism and hard work we are happy that he was hired on by the Anchorage Fire Department we know you will continue to do well and achieve major milestones.
Captain Hand’s last shift was this today. As many of you know, Chet has been an important member of our team and was an instrumental contributor on a number of high profile projects. His strong work ethic, attention to detail, and persistence will be sorely missed.
We want to thank Chet for his invaluable efforts these past seven years and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.
We wish Engineer Angel Catindig, Jr. the best both professionally and personally as he leaves us after two years of Service. While we will miss the day-to-day interaction with you – you’ve been an indispensable part of our team – we know you will continue to do well and achieve major milestones.