August 2018

July 31, 2018

Dear Andy,

I want to thank you so much for all your help when Bill passed away this February. I know it has been four months and this note should have been written a while ago,

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July 2018

June 30, 2018


I served the LAFD for 34 years and my interest in becoming a firefighter was first sparked by talking to Mack Mills. I knew him as a kid through my dad, David Jones,

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June 2018

May 31, 2018

Dear Andy,

I am sending this donation in honor of Billie Strickland. He loved the fire service and it gave us a wonderful life. Bill devoted 40 years to the fire service and was grateful for the opportunity.

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May 2018

April 30, 2018

Hi Dave,

First, thanks again for going through the effort to put the Medicare seminar together, you get “two thumbs up.” I’m one of those who understands how many moving parts must be handled

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April 2018

March 31, 2018

Dear Bob,

Please accept this donation to the WODFF in memory of Barney Nipp. I had the pleasure of working for and around Barney for many years, and of all the fine officers

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March 2018

February 28, 2018

Dear Grapevine:

My name is Audrey Kay Rich. I am the widow of Albert W. Rich. You sent such a wonderful Yearbook. I was very pleased and proud to be a member of the LAFD family.

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February 2018

January 31, 2018

Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association,

I’m Camille Sander. I raised $302 for the Windows and Orphans Firemen’s Fund. My dad is a fireman and has earned the Medal of Valor.

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January 2018

December 31, 2017

My LAFD yearbook arrived in the mail today, what a terrific book! Both of you, as well as the Relief Association, should be commended for producing such a great historical album

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November 2017

October 31, 2017

ear Mayor Garcetti,

My wife and I were at the Route 91 concert last night in Las Vegas. You have a LAFD hero named Michael Mandahl who was at the event.

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September 2017

August 31, 2017

Andy Kuljis,

Your column in the August 2017 edition of the Grapevine was very informative. It reminds us to look forward so that we can take care of those that we love.

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