New Bern Chapter Presents Public Service Medals

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On December 18, the New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) presented Public Service Medals to two outstanding young men of the New Bern Fire-Rescue Department, the oldest chartered fire department in the state of North Carolina. The SAR Fire Safety Medal was presented to Allen Howard, the 2019 Firefighter/Fire/Life Safety of the Year for the Department. The SAR Emergency Medical Services Medal was presented to Nic Fortier, the 2019 Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician of the Year for the Department. Pictured from left to right are: Ed Perkins, New Bern Chapter Committee Chairman; Jay DeLoach, New Bern Chapter President; Firefighter Allen Howard, 2019 Fire/Life Safety of the Year winner; Chief Robert Boyd; Firefighter Nic Fortier, 2019 Emergency Medical Technician of the Year winner; Rick Layton, New Bern Chapter Secretary.