August 1st was the first day of a 6 week lateral training academy for 12 talented individuals. All previous and/or current members of the IAFF were welcomed to Local 1660 by Tualatin Valley Firefighter Union Officers during an academy orientation. All of these new brothers and sisters bring with them their experiences from their past Locals that will help shape the future of Local 1660.
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.
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.
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.