The newly graduated recruits are Aaron Bates, Darren Bourne, Ryan Capes, John Duffy, Adam Elliott, Joel Ficher, Robert Hernandez, Christopher Jesberg, Jeff Keena, Britanny McMahon, Frank Nasca, Gilbert Perez, Christopher Sillers, Ryan Stark and Mathew Venema.
The Livermore-Pleasanton and the Moraga-Orinda fire departments partnered in providing the Fire Academy to their newest recruits in an effort to be more efficient and cost effective. The process uses a regional approach to training, much as area organizations do when they provide service.
Nine members of the Recruit Fire Academy were hired by the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department and six by Moraga-Orinda.
The graduation ceremonies were held at Safeway Corporate Center on Stoneridge Mall Road on Friday evening, hosted by LPFD Fire Chief Jim Miguel and MOFD Fire Chief Randy Bradley. The recruits had their badges pinned and were officially sworn in to their fire departments.
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