PROCLAMATION

A PROCLAMATION HONORING RAY TRICARICO FOR HIS DEDICATION TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND HIS SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF FAUQUIER COUNTY

            WHEREAS,  Ray Tricarico began his career in public safety as a volunteer firefighter in Long Island, New York in 1962; and

WHEREAS, Ray Tricarico then served as a career firefighter in New York City from 1970 to 1976; and           

WHEREAS, in 1976, Ray Tricarico joined the Fairfax County Police Department as a police officer; and           

WHEREAS, in 1983, Ray Tricarico assisted in initiating the helicopter medivac program in Fairfax, Virginia; and           

WHEREAS, Ray Tricarico has served on numerous state, interstate and national committees; and

            WHEREAS, Ray Tricarico retired from Fairfax County government as the Chief Paramedic Flight Officer in 1998; and           

WHEREAS, Ray Tricarico was hired by Fauquier County as a Firefighter/Paramedic in 1998; and

WHEREAS, Ray Tricarico has served on the Fauquier Emergency Medical Services Committee and the Regional Emergency Medical Services Council promoting volunteer development; and

            WHEREAS, Ray Tricarico was promoted to Sergeant in 1999, to Lieutenant in 2000, and to Deputy Chief of Operations in 2006; and

            WHEREAS, Ray Tricarico officially retired on February 20, 2009; now, therefore, be it

            PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 12th day of March 2009, That Ray Tricario be, and is hereby, recognized and honored for his services; and, be it

            PROCLAIMED FURTHER, That the Board wishes to express its deepest gratitude to Mr. Tricarico, his wife and his family.

 

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R. Holder Trumbo, Jr.
Chairman of the Board

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