On July 3rd, IAFF Local 1660 tragically lost a Brother and a friend, Dale Johnson. Dale was doing one of the things he loved doing most, kite surfing when he lost his life. Dale will be remembered for his love for life, his humor, his leadership as a Lt. for TVF&R , and his many talents outside of the Fire Service.
1660 Leadership Attends IAFF Convention
The 52nd IAFF Convention was held in Cioncinnati, OH on July 14-18 with a theme of "Standing Strong". Local 1660 Officers all attended this historic event and took part in much debate and Union business.
With over 35 Resolutions presented, delegates had the opportunity to better the IAFF in many areas including health and safety, affiliiation, and political action.
Recently, several Members from IAFF Local 1660 and other Locals from the region took the opportunity to watch the New York Yankees take on the Boston Red Socks with House Majority Leader Val Hoyle. In a fundraising effort, all in attendance watched Majority Leader Hoyle's Red Socks beat the Yankees 9-3.
Eleven members of Local 1660 embarked on an Amtrak train on April 12 from Portland's Union Station headed to Klamath Falls, Oregon for the OSFFC State Convention. Along with about 100 other proffesional firefighters from around the state, 1660 members had a chance to hear about current events happening at the OSFFC from President Kelly Bach.