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Posted on: September 22, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY: GA National Guard to Recognize MFD for International Swift Water Rescue Training


September 22, 2021

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager


MARIETTA – The Marietta Fire Department is honored to host Maj. Gen. Tom Carden, The Adjutant General of the Georgia National Guard, and members of the Georgia National Guard at the Marietta Fire Museum on Monday, September 27, 2021, at 2pm to help recognize the City’s firefighters who helped conduct international swift water rescue training in the Country of Georgia.

The Marietta Fire Department designed the course in 2009 to train firefighters in their department to complete dangerous water rescues. Over the years, the MFD continued to refine the class and opened the course to other local and state agencies, fire departments, and the military. This specific course trains students in lifesaving methods in a flood or swift waters caused by heavy rains, hurricanes, or other natural disasters.

WHO: Marietta Fire Department, Georgia National Guard, City Officials

WHAT: Georgia National Guard to Recognize Marietta Fire Department

WHEN: Monday, September 27, 2021 at 2:00pm

WHERE: Marietta Fire Museum, 112 Haynes Street, Marietta, GA 30060

*parking available at City Hall Parking Deck located next to Marietta Fire Station 51 and Fire Museum

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