We, here at the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association, along with the membership of the Los Angeles City Fire Department, would like to formally thank you for your many years of service as Editor of The Firemen’s Grapevine Magazine. For the past 12 years, you have sacrificed your personal time to assure the readership of the magazine was entertained and educated month after month. Few know about the long hours of preparation that goes into producing the publication, along with the extra time and personal commitment put forth by you and your staff to assure the magazine meets the high standards of its members. Your leadership and mentorship will be missed. We wish you a fond farewell and all the best in your next endeavors in life.