On Friday, April 20, 2007, following the annual membership meeting of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) in Indianapolis, the ISFSI presented Battalion Chief John Tippett of Montgomery County (MD) Fire & Rescue Services with the 2006 George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award.
Chief Tippett was presented this award in recognition for his work on the Firefighter Near Miss program and his instructional efforts in support of firefighter safety and survivability nationwide. In receiving this award, Chief Tippett joins a long cast of fire service leaders who have received this prestigious award including: Chief Billy Goldfedder, Lt. Jim Crawford, and the late Frank Brannigan to name a few.
The ISFSI is proud to recognize Chief Tippett for this his hard work and dedication to the fire service. Through his instructional efforts the health and safety of firefighters nationwide will forever be changed–CONGRATS CHIEF TIPPETT!
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