Dickson Fire Department

Mike Goodman

Firefighter

 

Mike began his career with the City of Dickson in 1991.

Mike is the recipient of the Medal of Valor, Life Saving Ribbon and Education Ribbon (Associates Degree).

 

MEDAL OF VALOR

The highest medal that can be achieved. The medal is red (courage), white (purity), and blue (trust).

The Medal of Valor may be awarded to a member who performs a personal act in a courageous manner, on duty or off, in which the person is placed in a life threatening position to save the life of another while engaged in the mitigation of a fire, medical emergency, rescue, hazardous materials incident or other type of response.

 

LIFE SAVING RIBBON

The third highest that can be achieved. The medal is blue (trust) and red (courage).

The Life Saving Ribbon may be awarded to any member or company who is actually involved in the successful resuscitation of a patient, who was without pulse and respiration. The patient was resuscitated in the field and was either admitted to the hospital or released from medical care.

 

EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT RIBBON

The fourth highest medal that can be achieved.


* Technical Certificate – Light Blue (Achievement)
* Associates Degree – Purple (Wisdom)
* Bachelor’s Degree – Grey (Intelligence)
* Master’s Degree – Navy (Intelligence) White (Purity) and Navy