~~A Marine Corps Combat Engineer veteran, having served in both the Iraq and Afghanistan Campaigns, John was first hired in April of 2015 as a part time EMT. Later, John transitioned to a Full Time Firefighter/EMT in August of 2016 where he was assigned to D-Platoon. Prior to joining the ranks of the Christiana Fire Company John completed his Firefighter training at the Louis F. Garland Fire Academy in Texas where he graduated at the top of his class. John is currently an Assistant Chief at the Odessa Fire Company in New Castle County. In his free time John enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and training Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu where he is a blue belt.