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Walter Robertson, a leader in the VA Volunteer Fire Service, and 2-time CVVFA President died on January 26, 2023. He had suffered a fall at home followed by a cardiac event on his way to the hospital in the ambulance.
Walter was a former life member of the Wilson Volunteer Fire Company and a President of the Augusta County Fire/Rescue Inc and Augusta County Station 11. Walter was a long time EVOC instructor in Virginia. Walter was also active in the VA State Firefighters Association for many years.
He joined the CVVFA in 2004 as a member of the Verona VA VFC. Throughout the years he held several positions in the Association including President in 2009 and 2014. At the time of his death, he was a member of CVVFA Board of Directions.
Walter retired as a Children’s Supervisor at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Detention Center. He was committed to helping young people as exemplified by his generous donation to the CVVFA Scholarship Program.
Dr. Candice McDonald, CVVFA President, upon learning of Walter’s passing, spoke of his long commitment to the Association and his kindness and caring toward his fellow members of the fire service. “I will miss Walter and our Association will not be the same without him. I speak for all our members in saying we appreciate the leadership and friendship he provided over many years.”
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So very sorry to see this. I had the pleasure of meeting Walter at the I-81 Welcome center in Greencastle, PA when we sponsored a Road Safety Event. RIP Walter. Thank you for your service.
R.I.P.Brother. Prayers for the family. A great mentor and friend. God Bless you.
Condolences, Walter was truly a great leader & one of the good guys. He will be missed by many.
Prayers and condolences to the family and his fire service family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family!!🙏🙏🙏🙏
Rest in peace sir prayers to his fire department and family
Please accept my condolences and sympathy
Thoughts and Prayers to his Family and Friends.
My condolences to his family and his fire house family.
My sincerest condolences
His loved ones are in my thoughts. What an incredible man. It was an honor to have known him.
Very sad to hear
May he Rest In Peace.
Sending prayers and condolences to the family, friends, and fire service family.
So very sad to hear. Rest easy brother.
Come see us and talk about Responder Safety in Booth 505 at Fire Rescue East in Daytona Beach. Thursday and Friday January 18-19. Free admission to the show. "On the Highway We Have Your Back". ... See MoreSee Less
Spring Meeting Set for March Sunday March 5th in Monroeville PA
Make plans to attend the first CVVFA Meeting of the year on Sunday March 5, 2023 at the Monroeville Fire Department No. 4. 4360 Northern Pike, Monroeville PA. Meeting starts with breakfast at 8:00 a.m. and will adjourn at noon. Weekend activities include the Monroeville Fire and EMS Show on Saturday at the Monroeville Convention Center.
All the information and free registration for the meeting at this link:
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Past President Baldwin is on the move again. York County VA is in good hands.This week, Allen W. Baldwin began his new role as Deputy Chief for the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety. Deputy Chief Baldwin moves into this position with extensive fire/rescue experience at all levels and, most recently, in fire/rescue senior management. We are excited to have him in this important role as part of the fantastic team of members serving within the Department of Fire and Life Safety at all levels. Congratulations, Deputy Chief Baldwin!
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Congratulations on your promotion Chief.
Best wishes to you Allen!
Congratulations Chief Allen Baldwin
Congratulations Chief !
Miss having him in Chambersburg. Was a great chief and mentor
Congratulations my Brother
Congratulations ole friend.
The CVVFA congratulates Doug DeHaven on his installation as Chief of the Washington County Emergency Air Unit 25 in Washington County MD. Doug at the far left is show taking the Oath of Office with other members. The Air Unit provides safe, clean breathing air for the emergency service agencies and companies of Wash Co and surrounding areas. Doug retired as Fire Marshal from Hagerstown MD Fire Department. He served also as the Acting Fire Chief. He has a long career at the Volunteer Fire Company of Halfway MD. Doug is an expert in Community Risk Reduction and children's fire safety education. He leads the efforts on public education on Slow Down Move over and Distracted Driving Prevention for CVVFA Emergency Responder Safety Institute ... See MoreSee Less