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Department of Defense (DoD) Medium Fire Department of the Year

Via Flickr:
AYASE, Japan (Aug. 6, 2012) – Hiroyuki Watanabe, a driver and operator for the Commander, Naval Region Japan Fire Department, secures the oxygen mask of his Fire Fighter Ensemble as part of training held at the installation’s fire department. The department was recently named the winner of the Department of Defense (DoD) Medium Fire Department of the Year. The annual award recognizes the DoD’s most outstanding Medium category fire department for achieving the highest degree of excellence in mission support and fire protection management. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Vivian Blakely)


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