Anne Arundel Digest


July 31, 2008

Fire chief honored for Guard support

Departing Anne Arundel County fire Chief David L. Stokes has been awarded the 2008 Pro Patria award by the Maryland chapter of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for his support of career firefighters who are in the National Guard and Reserve.

Under Stokes' leadership, the Fire Department formed a coalition last year to provide support for the families of firefighters on active military duty. Coalition members donated supplies, materials and time. 8J9BOnGjA_3d_3d. It will be active through Aug. 11 and is limited to the first 1,200 respondents. Although there is a place for respondents to provide contact information, it is not required.

For more information, contact Keck at 410-268-9000, ext. 5783, or

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