Salute To Service

Saluting Active Service Members, Thank you!

Salute To Service: MGFPD Assistant Chief Chad Earnest

Today’s Salute to Service is volunteer firefighter Chad Earnest. Earnest is Assistant Chief of the Mulberry Grove Fire Protection District. Just out of High School Earnest joined the Shoal Creek department in...

Salute To Service: Greenville FPD Volunteer Firefighter Jason Klein

Today’s Salute to Service is volunteer firefighter Jason Klein. Jason joined the Greenville Fire Protection District 24 years ago and has served on several committees including as President of the Greenville Firefighters Association....

Salute To Service: Highland-Pierron FPD Firefighter John Clarkin

Today’s Salute to Service is Highland-Pierron Fire Department firefighter John Clarkin. Lieutenant Clarkin is a consistent leader on scenes, attends every training opportunity, and participates in nearly every public relations activity with the...

Salute To Service: MGFPD Firefighter Brandon Atkinson

Today's Salute to Service is Mulberry Grove Volunteer Firefighter Brandon Atkinson. Atkinson is a lieutenant in the Mulberry Grove Fire Protection District. He joined in 2012 as a junior and finished the training...

Salute To Service: MGFPD Firefighter Austin Redfern

Today's Salute to Service is Mulberry Grove Fire Protection District volunteer firefighter Austin Redfern. Redfern is a Lieutenant in the MGFPD. Starting in the junior program Austin has been a trained volunteer...

Salute To Service: Marine Volunteer Firefighter Steven Bartlett

Today’s Salute to Service is to Marine Volunteer Firefighter Steven Bartlett. Bartlett joined the Marine Community Fire Protection District in 2006. Assistant Chief Steven Bartlett recently received the Humanitarian Service Award from...

Salute to Service: GFPD Firefighter Bill Smith

Today’s Salute to Service is Greenville Volunteer firefighter Bill Smith. Smith joined the Greenville Fire Protection District in 2004 and has gone through several programs and training through the GFPD, including being on...

Salute To Service: GFPD Firefighter Matt Wernle

Today's Salute to Service is Greenville Fire Protection District volunteer Firefighter Matt Wernle. Matt started in the Junior Firefighter program in 1998 and joined the full service in 2003. Over 20 years...

Salute To Service: Bond County Sheriff’s Department Courthouse Security Officer Don Perfetti

Today’s salute to service is Bond County Sheriff’s Department Courthouse Security Officer Don Perfetti. Perfetti has been in Law Enforcement for the past 31 years. His career started with the Illinois Department of Corrections,...

Salute To Service: IL Army National Guard & Volunteer Firefighter Jason Zeeb

Today’s Salute to Service is for Illinois Army National Guard member and Volunteer Firefighter Jason Zeeb. Zeeb joined the Greenville Fire Protection District in December of 2015, and worked through the Junior program...