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Photo Gallery | PGFD's Major Cruz Takes on Chief Petty Officer Title in US Navy

According to Mark Brady, Chief Spokesperson of the Prince George's County Fire Department, Fire/EMS Department Major Paul Cruz, who currently serves as the Executive Officer in the Office of the Fire Chief, was ceremoniously pinned with his anchors. He was also presented his chief’s cover hat after being elevated to the rank of Chief Petty Officer, backbone of the United States Navy. 

The pomp and circumstance ceremony, conducted at Naval Air Facility Washington, Andrews Air Force Base, was filled with naval tradition.