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CONGRATULATIONS!!

Congratulations to Lt. Michael McVicker, who is retiring this week after a 26-year career with the Pensacola Police Department.
Lt. Michael McVicker, 50, was hired as a police officer January 2, 1990. He was promoted to sergeant on March 22, 1999 and to lieutenant on January 16, 2005. Among his assignments have been Uniform Patrol, Investigations, TAC, and Vice & Narcotics. He has served as SWAT Commander and as a member of the department’s Marine Response Unit.
During his career with the department, Lt. McVicker received a Gold Medal of Valor and two Bronze Crosses for heroism, one Chief’s Award, three Unit Citations, and three Awards of Merit.
The reception is scheduled from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday (July 1) at police headquarters, 711 N. Hayne St.

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A retirement ceremony was held for Deputy Mike Rayburn. Deputy Rayburn spent 28 years at the Escambia County Sheriff's Office. We are very grateful for his service and wish him well!

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Remembering our Fallen #Arizona19 (Updates and Tribute to Granite Mountain Hotshots)

Posted by Janet Liebsch on June 30, 2015 at 9:12am 1 Comment

Arizona and our nation lost 19 of our elite firefighters in the…

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PTSD Awareness Day 2015

Posted by Bree N. on June 27, 2015 at 5:00am 1 Comment

‘Don’t tell them you have PTSD, don’t tell them you have PTSD’ the refrain kept going through my mind so much so I was grateful to not have been given any pain meds as I’d have said it out loud. ‘If you tell them, they peghole you as “depressed” no… Continue

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PTSD: No More Illusions

Posted by Bree N. on June 20, 2015 at 8:30pm 2 Comments

Some days there is a gift within the PTSD. Really there is. I have come to have a deep appreciation and respect for my PTSD. I never thought, especially a full year ago I’d get to this point but I have. From the depth of the darkness I learned a lot… Continue

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Army Explores Ways to Expand ROTC

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By Jim Garamone - DoD News, Defense Media ActivityWASHINGTON, June 30, 2015 – The Army is looking at ways to make its ROTC program more representative of the nation, the…Continue

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2 San Diego Firefighters Stabbed by Bystander at Aid Scene

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Wounded Warrior Project

A little something lighthearted to start your Tuesday. Warning: This may be in your head all day. The Quantico Marine Corps Band crushing it at last week's U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Warrior Games. #HeyBaby

Posted by Wounded Warrior Project on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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Bottled water recall: E. coli concerns with 14 brands

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22-Jun-2015: Niagara Bottling is voluntarily recalling 14 brands of bottled water after one of its sources was contaminated with E.…Continue

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