ūüĒ• Honoring Our Heroes: Ukrainian Firefighters @roman.kachanov.ua¬†@chernomor.a.a¬†@nachkar393¬†Work¬†Together with the¬†Chicago Fire Academy and¬†the FD Marine Station ūüĒ•

When our brave Ukrainian firefighters visited the famed Chicago Fire Academy and the awe-inspiring Chicago FD Marine Station, it was an incredible experience!

These brave men¬†and women, who¬†have experienced the¬†challenges of working in¬†war zones, joined forces with¬†Chicago’s outstanding firefighters to¬†exchange knowledge, share experiences, and¬†build the connection of¬†worldwide unity.

The hands-on training sessions allowed our¬†heroes to gain¬†knowledge and skills from¬†the Chicago Fire¬†Academy’s recognized professionals.

Our Ukrainian firefighters had¬†the great opportunity to¬†see the incredible world of¬†firefighting on the¬†water at the¬†Chicago FD Marine Station. They¬†were astounded by¬†modern technology and¬†impressed by the¬†bravery and ability of¬†the maritime firefighters who¬†protect the city’s coastline.

Curtis Hudson, Assistant Director of¬†training at Chicago Fire¬†department, even¬†cut off his¬†chevron from his¬†uniform to give¬†it to Ukrainian firefighters! Such¬†a moment of¬†unity will be¬†remembered for a¬†lifetime! They¬†also took part¬†in a heartfelt ceremony when¬†they signed both¬†Ukrainian and American flags, signifying the¬†strong tie between our¬†two countries and¬†their firefighting brotherhood ūüáļūüá¶ūü§Ěūüáļūüáł

MAY 3, 2023