Ricky Bradeen, The American Legion 2012 Firefighter of the Year

Posted July 31, 2012, at 10:19 a.m.

MEDFORD, Maine — Ricky Bradeen of Medford received The American Legion, Department of Maine’s Firefighter of the Year award at their 94th Annual State Convention at the Bangor Civic Center on Saturday, June 16.

Ricky, age 20, is pictured here with Terry Knowles, commander of the Joseph P. Chaisson Post 41 of Milo.

Ricky has been a volunteer firefighter and first responder for the Milo Fire Department for the past eight years and was cited for his surmountable achievements and steadfast dedication to the care and security of the people of his community and this state.

He is presently a Conservation Law Enforcement student at Beal College.

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