LAFD Ceremony Honors Promoted; Retiring Firefighters

Los Alamos County Fire Chief Troy Hughes welcomes family, friends and community members and delivers opening remarks at Friday’s promotional and retirement ceremony at fire station 3 in White Rock. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Fire Chief Troy Hughes recognizes newly promoted firefighters, from left, Joe DeFranco, Ray Gandara and Larry Roybal. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider addresses the audience. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Larry Roybal’s son pins a promotional badge on his dad’s uniform. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Fire Capt. Jason Lopez pins a promotional badge on Ray Gandara’s uniform. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Joe DeFranco’s wife pins a promotional badge on her husband’s uniform. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider gives remarks and praise to retiring Fire Capt. Jason Lopez. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider presents retiring Fire Capt. Jason Lopez a helmet, special coin and the department’s appreciation plaque in honor and appreciation for his service to LAFD and the community. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Fire Capt. Jason Lopez, center, receives an axe in appreciation and honor of his service. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider gives remarks and praise to retiring Fire Capt. Francisco Martinez. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Fire Capt. Francisco Martinez receives a helmet, coin and appreciation plaque in thanks and honor for his service. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
 
Fire Capt. Francisco Martinez receives an axe in honor of his service. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Fire Capt. Jason Lopez and Fire Capt. Francisco Martinez both receive a plaque of appreciation for their dedication and faithful service to the citizens of Los Alamos County. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
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