We were unable to hold a ceremony for our AFD members who have either recently promoted or graduated from Basic Training School. Therefore, we would like to present this virtual recognition to those who have recently accomplished these achievements.

2020 Promotion Slideshow

BTS 33 &34 Graduation Slides


Joe Grossman promotion

On Wednesday May 29, 2019 the Arlington Fire Department held it's annual Promotional and Graduation Ceremony at City Hall in the Council Chambers. Recognized for promotions were...
In our Communications Department ( Dispatch Services), Matthew "Reid"Hughes and Tameika Wallace who were both promoted Supervisors. 
In our Fire Prevention Department, Collin Lance was promoted to Deputy Fire Marshal. Jay White was promoted Investigator. Jonathan Hogan and Jacob Peters were both promoted to the position of Specialist.
In our Fire Operations Department, Joseph Grossman, Michael Nichols, Jeremy Sternber and Joshua Underhill were all promoted to Apparatus Operators (Engineers). Christopher Banz, Pete Azamar and Pedro Martinez were promoted to Lieutenant.

BTS 32 Graduation
Also, during the ceremony, we celebrated the graduation of BTS #32 (Basic Training School) an watched them take an oath of office. The BTS 32 class members are Chad Balmer, Jacob Cornelius, Ryan Deal, Jacob Getz, Jason Hall, Jerry Johnson, Derek O'Neill, Cody Penny, Spencer Powdrell, Jacobus Smit, Travis Surprenant, Brady Teaff, Trevor Toalson, John Updegraff, Robert VanHoutan, Brady Weaver.
Congratulation to all!