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DOD announces Fire and Emergency Services Awards

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman Keith Armour, a firefighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, is the Air Force Military Fire Fighter of the Year for the Department of Defense Fire and Emergency Services Awards.

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman Keith Armour, a firefighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, is the Air Force Military Fire Fighter of the Year for the Department of Defense Fire and Emergency Services Awards. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Johnathan Olds)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Charles Brooks, a firefighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, is a recipeint of the Fire and Emergency Services Firefighter Heroism Award for the Department of Defense. The Heroism Award is  for outstanding firefighter performance that goes above and beyond the call of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Charles Brooks, a firefighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, is a recipeint of the Fire and Emergency Services Firefighter Heroism Award for the Department of Defense. The Heroism Award is for outstanding firefighter performance that goes above and beyond the call of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif -- It is a tremendous pleasure for me to announce the following individuals as the Air Force winners for the Department of Defense Fire and Emergency Services Awards:

Military Fire Fighter of the Year - Senior Airman Keith Armour, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron

Civilian Fire Officer of the Year - Daniel Ardoin, 30th CES

Firefighter Heroism Award - Charles Brooks and John Markley, 30th CES