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Click here to see Mike Peery's video
"The Tradition Continues".


FREE ONLINE 2017 SHIFT CALENDAR

Click here to see the pictures from the 2016 Retired Firefighter Luncheon, Veterans Day parade, and Florida Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service in Ocala


Jacksonville Retired Firefighter Uniform

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Please keep our sick members in your thoughts and prayers.

  •  Linda Treadwell went to Florida Cancer Specialist and Research Center on Wednesday October 26 for further testing. Her cancer is currently in remission. Thank you for all the prayers. (904) 210-6799
     
  • Owen Richardson had a bad fall and sustained a serious injury to his neck. He had surgery on October 16 over at Shands Downtown. He is slowly recovering and is now off the ventilator. Prayers for a speedy recovery are welcomed.
     
  • Chief Bill Parks has fallen a couple of times and has a dislocated shoulder and is in Life Care Center of Jacksonville. 4813 Lenior Ave. Room 218 (904) 332-4546 calls and visits are appreciated.

     
  • Bill Palmer underwent chemotherapy for throat cancer. The family asks for prayers at this time. Visitors and short phone calls are welcomed. (904) 262-8633
     
  • Retired Captain T.C. Banks has been diagnosed with stomach cancer and is currently having treatments.
  •  Retired Lt. Richard Henderson is currently undergoing treatments for cancer.
     
  • Jerry Burns is at home with a broke foot. Prayers for recovery are welcomed.
     


OUR OLDEST LIVING FIREFIGHTERS

Our Current Oldest Living Chief is Cullen Chalker.
Recently, the owners of Firehouse Subs honored him with a plaque displayed at their Beach Boulevard store.

See Pictures Here

   
Our Current Oldest Living Firefighter is Walter Hulbert (94). He retired from Ladder 44C after spending 35 years with the JFRD.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND PICTURES!

Walter's 95th birthday will be October 28, 2017!

   

Old Ladder 10 was saved from the auction block and is now a static display outside the fire Museum. The Men from 10 A Shift got her waxed up and ready to go. Click the picture to check it out.

Check out the December 2016 NEWSLETTER !!


We publish a quarterly newsletter for our widows too.

December 2016
JAXRFA EVENT CALENDAR

Informal Firefighter breakfast get together.
Thursday December 01, 2016 from 09:00 until noon.
Hardees
491  Blanding Blvd.
Orange Park, FL 32073 MAP
Pictures will be taken for the NEW JFRD yearbook.
Uniforms will be supplied. All active and retired personnel are welcome
Saturday December 03, 2016 from 09:00 until 16:00
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
Pictures will be taken for the NEW JFRD yearbook.
Uniforms will be supplied. All active and retired personnel are welcome
Sunday December 04, 2016 from 09:00 until 16:00
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
Pictures will be taken for the NEW JFRD yearbook.
Uniforms will be supplied. All active and retired personnel are welcome
Wednesday December 07, 2016 from 13:00 until 16:00
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
Retired Firefighter Breakfast and JAXRFA Meeting
Thursday December 08, 2016
8:00 AM Piccadilly Beach & University MAP
Red Knights Motorcycle Club meeting
6:30 PM Tuesday December 13, 2016
Location Lila's Seafood & Steaks Restaurant
beach Blvd & Parental Home Rd.
Hugh Chancey - President 912-276-0359
Monthly Meeting and Christmas Party immediately following
IAFF L-122 
9:00 AM Thursday December 15, 2016
A light breakfast will be served at 8:00 AM
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
FOOF Dinner / Dance Friday December 16, 2016
Social hour beginning at 6pm. Dinner is served at 7pm
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
You may R.S.V.P. by e-mail jaxfoof@yahoo.com (preferred) or by phone 24/7 .
Leave a message after the greeting at 904-707-6219
Pictures will be taken for the NEW JFRD yearbook.
Uniforms will be supplied. All active and retired personnel are welcome
Saturday December 17, 2016 from 09:00 until 16:00
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
Pictures will be taken for the NEW JFRD yearbook.
Uniforms will be supplied. All active and retired personnel are welcome
Sunday December 18, 2016 from 09:00 until 16:00
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
   

Coming up in 2017

 
FOOF Dinner / Dance Friday February 03, 2017
Social hour beginning at 6pm. Dinner is served at 7pm
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
You may R.S.V.P. by e-mail jaxfoof@yahoo.com (preferred) or by phone 24/7 .
Leave a message after the greeting at 904-707-6219

Other upcoming events

 


FOOF
All FOOF Dinner and Dances will be held at the Firefighters Hall,
618 Stockton St. with social hour beginning at 6pm
dinner at 7pm on the date listed, unless otherwise announced.

Reminders will be emailed 1-2 weeks before each event.

February 3, 2017 Friday C-shift

You may R.S.V.P. by e-mail jaxfoof@yahoo.com (preferred) or by phone 24/7 .
Leave a message after the greeting at 904-707-6219

 

Jacksonville Retired Firefighter Association's Officers:

President Wayne Doolittle 904-228-9795            LOGOS
1st Vice Prhesident Ronnie Learn 904-662-3235
2ND Vice President Robert Tarkington 904-424-1687
Secretary George Thornton 904-710-2614
Treasurer John Wood 904-868-7480
Sergeant-At-Arms Duke Denson 904-891-3381
Chaplain Richard Brand 904-616-8262
Newsletter Editor Meg Barr 904-707-8127
Fire Dept. Liaison Evans Howard 904-343-1148
Activities/Social Coordinator Ron Learn / Charlie Geiger
Webmaster Buddy Harris 904-786-7300 or SEND A MESSAGE
Historian Richard Brand 904-616-8262
Materials Procurement Duke Denson/Wayne Doolittle
Financial Advisor/Auditor Joe Smith/Richard Howard
By Laws/Election Coordinator Joe Smith/Paul Lutzen

  

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