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                           2020 OCVFA Convention

          September 20 – 26, 2020

            Montgomery, NY

 

September 21, 2020 Flag Raising Ceremony

Tentative

 

    6:30 pm - Flag Raising         7:00 pm - Ceremony

 

September 23, 2020    OCVFA Convention Meeting @ Montgomery 

  7:00 pm -  followed by Dinner  

                          

 

September 26, 2020     Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Parade 

 1:00 pm Line Up  -   2:00 pm Step Off  -  Trophies 6:30 pm  -  

 

 

Parade Route: 

 

 

 

Marchers:   Please come early to park your car.

No parking on Any Parade Route Streets 10 AM to 6 PM 

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Truck Judging Will Be Starting at 8:45 am to 11:55 am

Check your scheduled time to be at Truck Judging

 

                      PARADE JUDGES – All parade judges are approved by the Executive Board of the Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association, Inc.

 

 

PARADE RESULTS – JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL.  Results of parade will be made available upon request to Ken Gordon at flashofd@aol.com

within thirty (30) days of parade.    

                                      105th OCVFA Convention & Parade Truck Judging Schedule

                                                                 September 26th 2020

                                                                 8:45 AM to 11:55 AM

                                                                            Montgomery, NY

                                     (Judges must be ready at School parking lot by 8:30 AM)

 

THERE WILL BE A WIPE DOWN AREA, WIPE DOWNS MUST BE DONE PRIOR TO ENTERING THE JUDGING AREA

ALL APPARATUS ENTERING THE JUDGING AREA MUST CHECK IN FIRST BEFORE BEING JUDGE

PLEASE EXIT THE JUDGING AREA IMMEDIATELY WHEN JUDGING IS COMPLETE

TIME        1                                                  2                                             3                                        4

8:45      

9:00     

  

9:15  

  

9:30     

  

9:45      

10:00  

  

10:15 

  

10:30  

  

10:45   

  

11:00 

11:15 

 

11:30 

 

11:45 

11:55    

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       Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association, Inc.

Organized 1915 Truck Judging - September 26, 2020    

   Rules to Remember  (FYI's)       

                                                                                                                          (O-O-C) =  Out of County

1. The Chief & Ladies Aux. President must salute the reviewing stand.

2. Do not come after your scheduled time, for truck judging, unless you were on a call and prove it

3. All windows need to be open in all vehicles in line of march to get a proper count.  

4. Only 1 In-Service Apparatus will be eligible for a trophy and be in line of march.  Does not include Chief Car or Antiques  

5. Only 2 FF are allowed in and an Apparatus while in line of march  

6. Cleaning of trucks can not be done in the judging area. 

7. Requesting Judges comment will be available By Contacting Head Judge within 30 day of parade.      Ken Gordon=  flashofd@aol.com

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       ORANGE COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION

PARADE LINEUP WILL BE FOR REVERSE MARCH

2020 - OFFICIAL PARADE RULES & REGULATIONS

 

PARADE FORMATION

 

 

  1. Divisions shall march at a distance of one hundred (100) feet from the Grand Marshall, or from the preceding Division.

  2. Units shall follow each other at a distance of thirty (30) feet.

  3. Formation of respective units shall be as follows:

  

 

Music

(Band, Drum Corps, Etc.)

 

Twenty (20) Feet

Color Guard

 

Ten (10) feet

Unit Identification

(Banner or flag)

 

Ten (10) feet

Chief

(or Officer in Charge)

Assistant Chiefs

Unit Officers

Firefighters

 

Twenty (20) feet

Officers of separate Unit (if any)

Firefighters of Separate Unit

 

Twenty (20) feet

Auxiliary (if any)

 

Twenty (20) feet

Autos for Ladies Auxiliary (if any)

 

Twenty (20) feet

Autos for Firefighters (if any)

 

Twenty (20) feet

Chief’s car (if any)

 

Twenty (20) feet

Fire Apparatus (if any)

A space of twenty (20) feet between Apparatus

If there is more than one (1)

 

 

 

 

 

  1. All Units must display the American Flag. Any Unit without the Flag and will be DISQUALIFIED.

 

 

  1. All Units with less than 40 (forty) Firefighters in the Line of March behind the Unit Officer shall march at least two (2) abreast.  When the number is over forty (40) they must march at least three (3) abreast.

 

  1. The SOUNDING OF SIRENS, RINGING OF BELLS, or any other noise making device, while in the line of march, or while the Parade is in progress, shall subject the offending Unit to be DISQUALIFIED from receiving any Parade Trophy that day and may be disqualified from participation in future parades.  To be determined by the OCVFA Executive Board.

 

  1. All Fire Department apparatus, including Chief’s Car along with all other vehicles entered in the Line of March MUST meet and conform to New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Laws governing the proper display of Emergency Lights.

 

  1. Any Unit or Member thereof, conducting themselves during the Parade, in such a manner as to bring discredit to themselves, or to the Volunteer Fire Service as a whole, shall subject themselves to being DISQUALIFIED from receiving any Parade Trophies that day.

 

  1. Fire Police Units shall march as a separate unit if their uniform differs in any way from the rest of the Unit.

 

  1. Each Unit participating in the Annual Parade MUST have their current years dues paid in full in order to be eligible to receive any trophies on Parade Day.

 

  1. ANY FIRE COMPANY THAT ACTS IN A DISORDERLY MANNER OR BRINGS DISGRACE UPON ITSELF OR THE OCVFA, BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE PARADE MAY BE DISQUALIFIED FROM FUTURE PARADES.  THIS WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE OCVFA EXECUTIVE BOARD.

 

 

 

JUDGING OF PARADE

 

  1. No more than two (2) firefighters shall ride on the fire apparatus.  (one driver and one firefighter).         No one shall ride on the back step of the apparatus; the offending unit will be disqualified.

 

  1. Units arriving AFTER the parade has started shall fall in at the END of the parade, REGARDLESS of the Division to which they have been assigned.  In the event a Unit falls into a Division while the parade is in progress they shall be considered as being in the wrong division in line and shall receive demerits accordingly. (See Section 3. A.)

 

  1. Demerits shall be charged as follows:  

 

  1. Five (5) Demerits each for – Lack of Color Guard, Colors out of place, Colors not guarded, Wrong formation, Wrong division, Non-Sobriety, Maneuvers to hinder following units.  Dipping of American Flag in salute, Chief or Officer in charge not saluting Reviewing Stand.  Each firefighter over two on apparatus.

 

  1. Three (3) Demerits each for – Wrong spacing of: Band, Colors, Unit Identification, Officers, Firefighters, Separate Unit (if any), Auxiliary (if any), Cars for firefighters (if any), Cars for Auxiliary (if any), Apparatus (if any).

  2. One (1) Demerit each for – Open buttons, Non-uniform use of gloves, Non-identical uniforms, Talking, Waving, Laughing, Smoking, Gum chewing, Out of step, Carriage of body, Improper arrangement of hat, Improper arrangement of insignia, Precision of movement.  Lines off right to left, Lines off front to rear, Breaking of ranks, Sloppy uniforms, Jewelry (other than watches and rings).

 

  1. Shoes – lace type shoes of the same color.

  2. One (1) Demerit each for – Buckles, tassels, pointed shoes, perforated shoes, boots,

  3. high heel on shoe, or dirty shoes.

 

 

JUDGING OF AUXILIARIES 

Auxiliaries shall be judged as follows:

 

Color Guard (if any)

 

Ten (10) feet

Banner (if any)

If no Color Guard or Banner, twenty (20) feet from the firefighters

 

Ten (10) feet

Officers 

 

Ten (10) feet

Auxiliary Members

 

Auxiliary Cars (if any) will follow twenty (20) feet behind the Auxiliary Members

 

Vehicle windows must be open for occupants to be counted toward total members in line of march.

 

Demerits shall be charged as follow: 

 

Five (5) Demerits each for – Wrong formation, Wrong division, Non-sobriety, Maneuvers to hinder the following units, Colors out of place. President in charge not saluting Reviewing Stand.

 

Three (3) Demerits each for – Wrong spacing of: colors, unit identification, Officers, Auxiliary members, Auxiliary cars (if any).

 

One (1) Demerit each for – Open buttons, Non-uniform use of gloves, Non-identical uniforms (stocking will not be criteria unless in extremity of color), Talking, Waving, Laughing, Smoking, Gum chewing, Out of step, Carriage of body, Improper arrangement of hat, Improper arrangement of insignia, Precision of movement, Lines off right to left, Lines off front to rear, Breaking of ranks, Sloppy uniforms, Jewelry and accessories (other than watches and rings).

 

One (1) Demerit each for - Mixture of ties, loafers, pumps or dirty shoes Shoes–

Entire Auxiliary must wear shoes uniform in COLOR and STYLE.  (Slight variation in trim on shoe permissible).

 

JUDGING OF APPARATUS

 

All apparatus to be judged will report to the designated apparatus inspection area as its scheduled time. Only the driver/operator and one officer may be present during the inspection.  Only one in-service apparatus per department/company will be permitted to be entered for judging.  Antique apparatus must be out-of-service.

 

Driver/operator and officer are to be in full uniform during the apparatus inspection.

 

APPARATUS BEING JUDGED MUST BE IN THE LINE OF MARCH

           

**TO QUALIFY FOR A TROPHY – APPARATUS MUST BE A 2018 OR OLDER**

Apparatus must have a 8 ½” by 11” white card in windshield (right side)

indicating year and type of apparatus, i.e.: 2008 pumper, tanker, etc.

           

Demerits shall be charged as follows:

 

Five (5) demerits each for – Dirty glass or windshield, dirty or scuffed tires/unchecked,

Dirty/chipped painted tools, lights not working, missing extinguishers/out of date, cabinets/compartments unorganized, dirty wheel wells and under carriage.

 

Ten (10) demerits each for – dirty cab/interior, seat belts not working, dirty/improperly displayed gear, dirty/unpainted/splintered ladders, defective/missing SCBA/outdated, dirty/messy hose bed/lays/suction, cleanliness of apparatus (running boards/bumpers)

 

MISCELLANEOUS 

 

  1. Any Badge that has been earned, such as Past President, Life Membership or Honorary Member may be worn along with the Company Badge.  Convention Badges may also be worn.  There will be no demerits assessed for the wearing of ANY EARNED BADGES or Convention Badges.

 

  1. No demerits for Auxiliary not having a Color Guard. Must be carried in a military style.

 

  1. The attached RULES AND REGULATIONS of the marchers also applies to all of the occupants in the cars.  Members in cars must be in full uniform, sit in a straight, upright position with their hands folded.  No arms or hands extending out of the windows.

 

  1. All Flags shall be carried unfurled at all times, except during rainy weather.

 

  1. The American flag shall NOT be dipped in salute at any time.

 

  1. In the event of an Alarm of fire or an Ambulance call, while the Parade is in progress, All Units shall move over to the of the road upon the approach of the Emergency Vehicle and remain halted until the Emergency Vehicle has proceeded past the Unit.

 

  1. No demerits for men in Military Uniform.

 

  1. No demerits for the placement of the Fire Company Chaplain in the Parade Formation.

 

  1. Any Fire Company wearing non-firematic clothing will be disqualified from participation in the OCVFA parade.  Non-Firematic clothing shall include Tee shirts, sweatshirts, sweat pants, shorts, sneakers, any casual or sport type clothing.

 

 

 

 

ORANGE COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION, INC

TROPHIES

IN COUNTRY TROPHIES

MEMORIAL TROPHIES - OCVFA

 

 

BEST APPEARING OVERALL MEN’S UNIT w/Apparatus and w/the most points.

Sponsored by: New Windsor Fire Department

 Best Overall Trophy for the parade will be awarded based on total points for Color Guard,

Firefighter Marching Unit and Apparatus score.

 

 

 The Barry Marshall Memorial Trophy BEST APPEARING OVERALL MEN’S UNIT w/Apparatus w/the

most points, donated by New Windsor Fire Department; New Windsor, New York is for The Men’s Unit to

win three (3) “legs” on this Trophy shall retain the Trophy.

 

RULES:

 

  1. All Men’s Rules will apply

  2. Men’s unit MUST have Apparatus, judged.

  3. Men’s unit MUST have Firematic Color Guard

  4. Only 1 (one) color guard per unit permitted

  5. Ladies Auxiliary or lack of Ladies Auxiliary will not affect the judging.

  6. The Host Company will not be eligible for this trophy

  7. The Winner of the Best Overall trophy will not be eligible for any other County Trophy.

 

The New Windsor Fire Department will supply the winner with a suitable Trophy, which they shall retain as a symbol of having a ‘leg’ on the larger Trophy.

 

 

BEST APPEARING ORANGE COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT COLOR GUARD

Sponsored by: Coldenham Fire Company

 

RULES:           1. All Men’s Rules will apply.

                        2. Each person must be an Active or Exempt Member of the Company or its Benevolent.

                        3. Cannot be the Overall Winner  

 

BEST APPEARING ORANGE COUNTY IN-SERVICE APPARATUS

Sponsored by:  Sparrowbush Engine Company - “In Memory of Vincent Innella”

 

RULES:               1: Apparatus must be one year or older

                             2: Does not include Chief Cars, Antiques or Fire Police Vehicles 

                             3: Cannot be the Overall Winner

 

The Sparrowbush Engine Company will supply the winner with a suitable Trophy, which they shall retain as a symbol of having a ‘leg’ on the larger Trophy.

LADIES AUXILIARY

 

THE THELMA B. BONDUR MEMORIAL TROPHY

Sponsored by: Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Ladies Auxiliary

 

The Orange County Vol. Firemen’s Assn. Ladies Auxiliary (OCVFALA) sponsored Best Overall Ladies Auxiliary Trophy will be presented to the Best Appearing Overall Ladies Auxiliary with the most points.  The Ladies Auxiliary to win three (3) “legs” on this Trophy shall retain the Trophy. 

 

Rules:

 1. All Ladies rules will apply.

 2. The Host Auxiliary will not be eligible for this trophy.

 3. UNIT MUST BE A MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING OF THE OCVFA Ladies Auxiliary to compete for this trophy

 4. The winner of the Best Overall Trophy will not be eligible for any other County Trophy.

The OCVFA Ladies Auxiliary will supply the winner with a suitable trophy, which they shall retain as a symbol of having a “leg” on the larger Trophy.

 

 

Orange County Ladies Auxiliary

 

“Class A”       Ten (10) or more        1st Place

“Class B”       Five (5) to Nine (9)     1st Place

 

Ladies Auxiliary marching units must have a minimum of four (4) marchers on the ground to qualify for a trophy.  All members in attendance will count toward the overall number

NOTE:             Ladies Auxiliary Members in cars also count.  No more than two (2) cars with a TOTAL of four (4) Auxiliary Members per car in Full Uniform.  All windows must be rolled down so that all the occupants can be seen.

 

OCVFA (MENS)

 

Please note that Trophies will be awarded in three (3) different classes.  The number of men in the Line of March shall determine the class. 

 

(Fire Police working the parade will be included in the overall count of their company, not in line of march.)

 

“Class A”                   Twenty-one (21) or more Firefighters

1st Place Unit

2nd Place Unit

3rd Place Unit

“Class B”             Thirteen (13) to Twenty (20) Firefighters

1st Place Unit

2nd Place Unit

3rd Place Unit

 “Class C”                   Five (5) to Twelve (12) Firefighters

1st Place Unit

2nd Place Unit

3rd Place Unit

 

NOTE:      Class is determined by the number of marchers on the ground, firefighters in cars count toward the departments overall number.  No more than two (2) cars, with a TOTAL of four (4) firefighters per car in Full Uniform. All windows must be rolled down so that all the occupants can be seen.

 

APPARATUS TROPHIES

 

Chiefs Car       Antique (Non-Motorized)            Antique (Motorized)                    Aerial

1st Place          1st Place                                        1St Place                                       1st Place

2nd Place                                                                2nd Place                                      2nd Place

 

Tanker                          Brush/Rescue               Engine

1st Place                         1st Place                       1st Place

    2nd Place                          2nd Place                 2nd Place

3rd Place                        3rd Place                       3rd Place

 

MUSICAL TROPHIES

 

Musical Organization:

 the Inter-County Judges Association rules for Musical Units will be used to judge all musical units

 

1st Place

2nd Place

 3rd Place   

 

COLOR GUARD

 

Orange County Firematic Color Guard

1st Place

2nd Place

 

Orange County Non-Firematic Color Guard

1st Place

 

 

BEST OVERALL IN COUNTY TROPHIES

 

Orange County Best Appearing Men’s Unit

 

Orange County Best Appearing Ladies Auxiliary

 

Orange County Best Appearing In-Service Apparatus

 

  Orange County Best Appearing Firematic Color Guard           

 

  

OUT OF COUNTY TROPHIES

 

Men’s Best Overall - Out of County

 

  Rules:

  1.  All Men’s Rules will apply

  2. Men’s unit MUST have Apparatus, judged

  3. Men’s unit MUST have Firematic Color Guard

  4. Only 1 (one) color guard per unit permitted

  5. Ladies Auxiliary or lack of Ladies Auxiliary will not affect the judging.

 

 

Men’s Unit

1st Place

2nd Place

  

Color Guard    Best Appearing Firematic Color Guard

 

                          Best Appearing Non-Firematic Color Guard     

 

Apparatus     1st Place In-Service Apparatus   

           

                        2nd Place In- Service Apparatus 

 

Antique Apparatus Best Appearing            

 

*In-County rules apply and are the same for out-of- county units*

 

 

Judging will be held at:

Sanfordville Elementary School, 144 Sanfordville Road, Warwick, NY

 

Parade Judges- All parade judges are approved by the Officers of the OCVFA.

 

Parade Results- JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL. Results of the parade will be made available upon request to Ken Gordon at flashofd@aol.com within 30 days of the parade.

105th Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association

Convention and Parade

 

HOSTED BY THE

Montgomery Fire Department

Montgomery, NY

September 20 – 26, 2020

 

Parade Announcer: William Trimble

 

OFFICIAL PARADE LINE-UP

 

Town of Warwick Police Department

Led by: Chief Thomas McGovern

 

Orange County Sheriff’s Office Color Guard

Led by: Honorable Carl E. DuBois, Orange County Sheriff

 

PARADE GRAND MARSHAL

James Gerstner

 President OCVFA, Past Chief

Warwick Fire Department

 

HONORARY PARADE GRAND MARSHAL

John Orr

Past Chief

Warwick Fire Department

 

PARADE & CONVENTION CHAIRWOMEN

Melissa Stevens

 Department President

Warwick Fire Department

 

PARADE & CONVENTION CHAIRWOMEN

Robin Kittner

 Department Vice President

Warwick Fire Department

 

 

Officers of the Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association

 

CHAPLAIN

Barry O’Neill

Raymond’s Chaplin, Warden

Warwick Fire Department

 

SERGEANT AT ARMS

M.John Batz, Sr

Past Chief, Past Commissioner

Warwick Fire Department

 

SECRETARY

Dorothy Brown

Cronomer Valley Fire Department

 

FINANCIAL SERCRETARY

Scott Arciero

Mechanicstown Fire Company

 

TREASURER

Robin K. Reynolds

Montgomery Fire Department

PAST PRESIDENTS - ORANGE COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION INC

LIFE MEMBERS - ORANGE COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION INC.

HONORARY MEMBERS - ORANGE COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION INC.

 

Budweiser Clydesdale's

 

HOST DEPARTMENT

 

Band

Nassau County Firefighters Pipes and Drums

Color Guard

Warwick Fire Department, Warwick, NY

 

Warwick Fire Department

Chief Phil Cialella

President Melissa Stevens

 

Apparatus

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe (Car 1)

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe (Car 2)

2017 Ford Explorer (Car 3)

2007 Polaris Ranger UTV (631)

 2018 Pierce Arrow 95’ Tower Ladder (633)

2006 KME Engine (634)

2009 KME Spartan Gladiator Engine (635)

 2013 KME Predator Engine (636)

 2000 4-Guys Rescue (637)

1995 Dodge Brush Truck (638)

2013 4-Guys/Mack 3500 Gallon Tanker (639)

2016 Dodge Fire Police Truck(640)

2006 Ford 350 Support Truck (644)

2017 AB Boat

 

ESCORT DIVISION (OFFICIALS)

 

Warwick VFW Post  4662 Color Guard

 

Queens Village Queens

 

VILLAGE OF WARWICK OFFICIALS

TOWN OF WARWICK OFFICIALS

ORANGE COUNTY OFFICIALS

NEW YORK STATE OFFICIALS

ORANGE COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION'S

 BEVERLY DECKER - LADIES AUXILIARY OF THE ORANGE COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT

JOSEPH FEDERICI - ORANGE COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIRE POLICE ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT

ANDY DEGRAW - FIRE CHIEFS ASSOCIATION OF ORANGE COUNTY PRESIDENT

KANE ARMISTEAD - ORANGE COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS MUSEUM PRESIDENT

FIRE DISTRICTS ASSOCIATION OF ORANGE COUNTY PRESIDENT

                   BRENDAN CASEY - ORANGE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES – DIVISION OF FIRE COMMISIONER 

VINI TANKASALI - ORANGE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES –                            

DIVISION OF FIRE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER & FIRE COORDINATOR

ORANGE COUNTY FIRE INVESTIGATORS

OFFICERS OF THE HUDSON VALLEY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION

OFFICERS OF THE FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

 

 

 

ESCORT CONTINUES

 

MECHANICSTOWN  ENGINE & CHEMICAL CO #1

Band: Mechanicstown Mechanical Band

Chief: Robert C. Hicks, Sr.

President: Michael Palmer

Apparatus: 1994 Salusbury Spartan Rescue

 

GREENWOOD LAKE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Michael Dunlop

President: John Rader

Apparatus: 2013 Four Guys Engine, 2013 Chevy Tahoe, 2019 HME Ladder

 

HIGHLAND ENGINE & HOSE (FLORIDA FIRE DEPARTMENT)

Band: Civil War Troopers

Chief: Ronald Heter, Jr.

President: Richard Graham

Apparatus: 2003 Engine, 1960 Maxim Engine, 2019 Chiefs Vehicle

 

PINE ISLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: TBD

Chief: Peter Vutianitis

President: Floyd Morgiewicz

Auxiliary: Keely Blaikner

Apparatus: 2008 KME Engine, 2019 KME Tanker, 2016 Ford Expedition

GUEST DIVISION

Town of Warwick Police Department Color Guard

 

PARADE MARSHAL

William Pink

Past Department Treasurer, Past Raymond Lieutenant

Warwick Fire Department

 

PARADE MARSHAL

Michael Faulls

Excelsior Past Captain

Warwick Fire Department

 

PARADE MARSHAL

Marc-David Roe

Goodwill Hook & Ladder Past Captain

Warwick Fire Department

 

PARADE MARSHAL

Kevin Hagan

Engine Co. #3 Past Captain

Warwick Fire Department

 

 

GUEST CONTINUES

 

 

 

VERNON FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Ron Krystofik

President: Trevor Badu

Auxiliary: Rory Byra

Apparatus: 2013 Pierce Engine, 1954 Ward, 2012 Ford Chiefs Vehicle

 

SUSSEX FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Colonial Musketeers

Chief: Harrison Thompson

President: Dan Vanderburg

Auxiliary: Willy Newberry

Apparatus: 2004 Seagrave Ladder, 1896 Hose Cart, 2005 Type III Wheeled Coach Ambulance

 

EAST MEADOW FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: OIC Captain Bryan Cullen for Eric Becken

President:

Apparatus: 1946 Dodge Pumper, 2017 Pierce Pumper

 

EAST KINGSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Bill McDermott

President: Frank Rittie

Apparatus: 2018 KME

 

DELAWARE TOWNSHIP FIRE COMPANY

Band:

Chief: Sean Hughes

President: Ed Hammond

Apparatus: 2016 Sutphen Tanker

 

SLOATSBURG FIRE DEPARMENT

Band:

Chief: Christopher Morse

President: John Durkin

Apparatus: 2016 E-One Ladder, 2017 E-One Rescue

 

 

 

 

GUEST CONTINUES

 

FRANKLIN  FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Fred Babcock Jr

President: Jim Williams

Apparatus: 2014 Chevy Towing 1892 Hose Cart, 1915 American LeFrance, 2008 Sutphen Pumper

 

ORADELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Joe Gothelf

President: Greg Trass

Apparatus: 1997 American  LaFrance Engine, Utility Van, 2019 Chevy Tahoe

 

UPPER GREENWOOD LAKE FIRE COMPANY

Band:

Chief: Kevin Kiel

President: Robert Batilucci

Apparatus: 1995 Spartan Engine 5, 1980 Mini Attack Pumper 5, 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe

 

PLATTEKILL FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: TBD

Chief: Christopher Mancuso

President: James Hoppenstedt

Apparatus: 2016 Pierce Rescue, 2005 Pierce Pumper Tanker, 1972 GML Sanford - Brush Truck

 

VALLEY STREAM FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Coeymans Fire Company Drum Corp.

Chief:

President: Edward Roth

Apparatus: 2016 Chevy Tahoe, 1960 Seagrave Bickle Pumper, 2017 Seagrave Pumper

 

WESTFALL TOWNSHIP VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Fred Jacobs

President: Bill Koferl

Apparatus: 1992 Pierce Lance Pumper

 

POCHUCK VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Tom Van Leuven

President: Lance Westling

Apparatus: 2008 Kenworth Pierce Tanker

BRANCHVILLE HOSE COMPANY NO. 1

Band:

Chief: OIC Kyle Whitehead for Jonathan Frato.

President: Thomas Cuneo

AApparatus: 2018 Ford Police Interceptor Command Vehicle, 2008 Peterbilt / 4 Guys Pumper-Tanker

EXCELSIOR HOOK AND LADDER

Band:

Officer In Charge: Captain Coty Green

President: Stuart DeGroat

Apparatus: 2013 Seagrave 100 Foot Aerial, 1985 American LaFrance 100 Foot Aerial

HAMBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Richard Padgett Jr.

President:

Apparatus: 1998 Sutphen Pumper, 2017 Ford Escape

 

 

 

FIRST DIVISION

NEW YORK STATE TROOPERS MOUNTED UNIT

 

PARADE MARSHAL

Robert Reynolds Sr., First Vice President

Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association

Montgomery Fire Department

Montgomery, New York

 

MONTGOMERY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Tarrytown Vets

Chief: Robert Reynolds Jr

President: Michael Gironda

Apparatus: 2000 E-One Quint/Ladder Truck, 2010 Chevy Tahoe, 2015 Chevy Tahoe

 

WINONA LAKE ENGINE CO # 2 / NEWBURGH, NY

Band: Professional Musicians of Orange County

Chief: Anthony Weed

President: John Lassiter

Auxiliary: Angela Dominick

Apparatus: 2014 KME Pumper

 

HIGHLAND ENGINE CO # 1 / CORNWALL, NY

Band: Civil War Troopers

Chief: Patrick Hines

President: J. Kerry McGuiness

Apparatus: 2014 Pierce Ladder

 

NEW WINDSOR FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Franklin Band

Chief: William Hinspeter

President: Peter Sallemi

Auxiliary: Dyan Falanga

Apparatus: 2006 American Lafrance Pumper

 

​MONROE FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

Band: Yonkers Military Band

Chief: John Scherne

President: Gerry Fraioli

Apparatus: 2016 Spartan/Smeal Tower Ladder, 2009 Marion Pumper, 2006 Seagrave Pumper/Tanker

 

​SECOND DIVISION

Village of Goshen Color Guard

 

PARADE MARSHAL

Eric Scholz, Second Vice President

Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association

Maybrook Fire Department

Maybrook, New York

 

MAYBROOK ENGINE CO # 1 / MAYBROOK, NY

Band: Boy Scouts Maybrook

Chief: Teddy Ginguitti

President: Christian Kohol

Auxiliary: Deb Hansen

Apparatus: 2014 Spartan Pumper, 1949 American Lafrance, 2014 Chevy Vehicle

 

MONELL ENGINE CO. / WASHINGTONVILLE, NY

Band: The Tappan Zee Bridge Men

Chief: Gary Hearn

President: Michael Saltz

Auxiliary: Maureen DeVinko

Apparatus: 2018 Ferrara Inforno Tanker

 

CRONOMER VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Tappan Zee Men

Chief: Juan Moneno

President: Jeff Miller

Auxiliary: Mary Ann Fog

Apparatus: 2013 Spartan Rescue

 

COLDENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Coldenham Fife & Drum Corps.

Chief: Matthew Hunt

President: Keith Aigner

Apparatus: 1975 Diamond Reo Tanker, 1953 Mack Pumper

 

STORM KING ENGINE CO # 2 / CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON, NY

Band: Tappan Zee Bridge Men

Chief: Eric Chatfield

President: Britney Lindenburger

Auxiliary: Marie Neville

Apparatus: 1989 Pierce Arrow Rescue Pumper, 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe

 

SALISBURY MILLS FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Professional Musicians of Orange County

Chief: Robert O’Keeffe

President: Peggy Lockwood

Auxiliary: Lisa McDaniels

Apparatus: 2009 KME Tanker, 2017 Ford Chiefs Car, 2017 Ford Chiefs Vehicle

 

 

THIRD DIVISION

 

PARADE MARSHAL

Raymond Van Inwegen Jr, Third Vice President

Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association

Goodwill Fire Department

Newburgh, New York

 

GOODWILL FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: The Walker Valley Marching Band  

Chief: Pete Geraci

President: Jim Wilson

Auxiliary: Rose Valdina Wright

Apparatus: 2012 Sutphen Pumper, 2013 Chevy Tahoe

 

SPARROWBUSH FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: James Oosterom

President: Carl VanHorn

Auxiliary: Jamie Swingle

Apparatus: 2003 HME Heavy Rescue, 2019 Chevy Tahoe, 2019 Chevy Tahoe

 

WOODBURY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: TBD

Chief: Scott McClennan, Jr.

President: Ed Smith

Apparatus:1964 Mack Engine, 2017 Pierce Engine

 

HIGHLAND FALLS FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Hudson Highland Pipe Band

Chief: Erik Smith

President: Lynn Rush

Apparatus: 2001 KME Engine, 2014 Dodge Durango

 

MOUNTAINVILLE ENGINE CO. #3

Band: TBA

Chief: Patrick Hines

President: Andrew Kelleman

Apparatus: 2007 Seagrave Tanker

 

JOHNSON FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Remo Mazzie

President: Albert Daula

Apparatus: 2017 Ferrera Engine, 2011 KME Tanker, 2017 Chevy Tahoe

 

FORT MONTGOMERY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Don Smith

President: Patrica Steinmetz

Apparatus: 2007 Pumper, 2014 Tanker, 1956 Ford

 

 

FOURTH DIVISION

 

Gordon Healy, Forth Vice President

Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association

Washington Heights Fire Company

Middletown, New York

 

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS FIRE CO. / MIDDLETOWN, NY

Band: Middletown High School Marching Middies Band

Chief: Charles Healy

President: Bruce Healy

Auxiliary: Jennifer Bathrick

Apparatus: 2015 Ferrara Freightliner, 1988 Young Duplex Pumper, 2011 Chevy Tahoe

 

TUXEDO FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Hudson Valley Police Pipe & Drum

Chief: Stefan Christian

President: Gardiner Hempel

Apparatus: 1921 American LaFrance Pumper, 2010 KME Heavy Rescue, 2005 Pierce Tanker

 

WAWAYANDA FIRE COMPANY, SLATE HILL, NY

Band:

Chief: James Gayler

President: Ross Leopold

Apparatus: 1996 Sutphen Mid-Mount Tower Ladder, 1999 Pierce Dash, 2019 Chevy Tahoe

 

VAILS GATE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Professional Musicians of Orange County

Chief: William Powles

President: Stephen Bedetti

Apparatus: 2009 Pierce Velocity, 2016 Chevy Tahoe

 

CHESTER FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Newburgh Fire Pipes & Drums

Chief: Patrick McKevitt

President: Vincent Finizia

Apparatus: 2017 Pierce Tanker, 2018 Pierce Engine

 

GOSHEN FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Rick Pearson

President:

Apparatus: 2013 Pierce 95' Tower Ladder, 2017 Pierce Rescue, 2012 Dodge Durango

 

MAGHOGOMOCK HOOK & LADDER (PORT JERVIS FIRE DEPARTMENT)

Band:

Chief: OIC Jeffrey Lewis for Dominic Cicalese

President: Daniel Lewis

Apparatus: 2014 KME Aerial Cat

FIFTH DIVISION

 

PARADE MARSHAL

Helena Grunwald, Fifth Vice President

Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association

Pocatello/Mount Hope Fire Company

Middletown, New York

 

POCATELLO/MOUNT HOPE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Vernon Township High School Marching Band

Chief: John Wilson

President: Helena Grunwald

Apparatus: 1991 Sutphin Engine, 2017 Chevy Tahoe

 

INDEPENDENCE FIRE CO. / SOUTH BLOOMING GROVE, NY

Band:

Chief: John Salka

President: Frank Lombardi

Apparatus: 2019 Chevy Tahoe, 2004 Rescue 1 Freightliner Rescue, 1981 Seagrave Aerial

 

OTTERKILL ENGINE , CAMPBELL HALL, NY

Band: Patriotic Brass Ensemble

Chief: Ken Lewis

President: Michael Snyder

Auxiliary: Vera Dickson

Apparatus: 2008 Ferrara Engine

 

SILVER LAKE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band:

Chief: Rich Manley

President: Jeff Jaquas

Apparatus: 2009 Ferrara Tower Ladder, 2018 Ford Expedition, 2016 Ford Expedition

 

WALDEN FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: TBD

Chief: OIC Captain Brad Davis for Larry Sager

President: Chris Ryan

Apparatus: 2017 Spartan Ladder Truck

 

HOWELLS FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Broome Street Band

Chief: Brandyn Howell

President: Charles Schmidt

Apparatus: 2016 Seagrave, 2019 Chevy Tahoe

 

HUGUENOT FIRE COMPANY

Band:

Chief: TJ Kalin

President:

Apparatus: 2008 Pierce Rescue, 2017 Chevy Tahoe

CUDDEBACKVILLE FIRE / RESCUE

Band:

Chief: Chris Wood

President: Rich Skinner

Apparatus: 2015 Ford Explorer

CIRCLEVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Band: Electronic Band

Chief: Walt Szulwach

President: Patricia Bedford

Apparatus: 2015 Chevy Tahoe, 2018 Chevy Tahoe, 2010 KME Engine

 

 

 

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