Governor McAuliffe to Speak at 137th Recruit Graduation

Who:       Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department

What:      137th Recruit Graduation

Where:    12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, Virginia 22030

 When:     Friday, March 6, 2015 at 7 p.m.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will be the keynote speaker for the 137th Recruit Graduation, held in the Board Auditorium, at the Fairfax County Government Center, Friday, March 6, 2015, at 7 p.m.

For approximately six months, 36 recruit firefighters have been undergoing training to respond to fires, hazardous materials incidents, vehicle crashes and extrications, swift water rescue, confined space rescue, and emergency medical incidents. These firefighter/EMT and paramedic recruits will officially become professional firefighters in Fairfax County upon graduation.

Governor McAuliffe is the 72nd Governor of Virginia. He previously served as Chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2001 to 2005, was co-chairman of President Bill Clinton’s 1996 re-election campaign, and chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign.