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Jamie Meece is a Lieutenant, a Training officer of North McCreary County Volunteer Fire Department. He took the office of Training Officer for North McCreary in January 2017. In his position of training officer, he does the tasks of Lieutenant, Training Officer, Firefighter, and Certified Emergency Medical Technician. He is a principal resource for up-to-date training and education for our firefighters.
Jamie’s background is in Fire/Rescue and multiple discipline training in Public Safety, FEMA and Homeland Security. He started as a volunteer, in August of 1992. Meece completed recruit class number 9 in Campbellsville, Kentucky and in 2005 received the Fire Rescue (KCTCS) degree at Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Since that time, he has provided the fire departments of Central, Southeastern Kentucky, and Northern Tennessee (Winfield) with up-to-date training and education through his training and experience as a Level II Fire Service Instructor. We, at the North McCreary Fire Department, are having a 30-year celebration of the achievements of this gentleman and want to acknowledge his selflessness and dedication to the Fire Department, EMS, and communities of which he has served.
Jamie also currently serves as a Chaplain, Asst. Fire Chief, and Vice President of the Kentucky Federations of Fire Chaplains. Meece is also a Certified Firefighter-EMT in Tennessee.
He has been commissioned twice previously as a Kentucky Colonel for noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding service to our communities and the Commonwealth. We want to acknowledge his 30 years of dedicated service as a volunteer first responder.
His small celebration will coincide with the 5th annual LZ training session of EC-130 Aircraft familiarization and Landing Zone Safety on July 25, 2023.