Our Firefighters

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Kenny Hudson
Firefighter / AEMT Kenny Hudson (Acting Officer in Charge / Apparatus Operator) 
Public Education Program Coordinator
Child Passenger Seat Technician 

Volunteer Hire Date: 11/13/2013
Full-time Hire Date: 09/29/2014


Michael McCleeary
Firefighter / EMR Mike McCleeary (Apparatus Operator) 
Child Passenger Seat Technician
Apparatus Committee Member 

Volunteer Hire Date:
Full-time Hire Date: 09/28/2015
Melissa Holton
FF / AEMT Melissa Holton 

EMS Committee Member

Melissa is originally for Naperville, a suburb outside Chicago, IL. She is married to Justin Holton, Flight Paramedic for Vanderbilt LifeFlight, and they have 2 children, Blake (8) and Alexa (5). Melissa obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Human Communications and Broadcasting from Lewis University, a private catholic establishment in 2003. After college, she went on to manage a fortune 500 company for 6 years. Her leadership and customer service background paved the way to a career in Emergency Services. In 2012, Melissa started as an EMT-B with Edward Ambulance, a hospital based Critical Care Transport service. In 2014, she moved to South Dakota, where she was hired on with the City of Sturgis Fire and EMS. While working in Sturgis, she became a National Registered Advanced EMT. In 2015, she and her family settled down in Mount Juliet, TN. Melissa worked with WEMA for 10 months before being hired on as a FF/AEMT with Fire Department Mount Juliet in September 2016. Since then, Melissa has earned her Pro-Board Certifications for Firefighter I and II. Melissa is also employed as an Advanced EMT with Vanderbilt LifeFlight Event Medicine and is part of their Logistics team. 

​Full-time Hire Date: 09/19/2016

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FF / EMT Brent Blamires (Acting Officer in Charge)

SOG Committee Member

​ Full-time Hire Date: 08/29/2016

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Caleb Roberts
Firefighter / EMR Caleb Roberts (Acting Officer in Charge) 
​Hiring & Promotion Committee

​Full-time Hire Date: 09/16/2013

Founding member of FDMJ
Brandon Robertson
Firefighter / EMR Brandon Robertson (Apparatus Operator)

Child Passenger Seat Technician 

Volunteer Hire Date:

Full-time Hire Date: 05/04/2016


Mathew Talley

Firefighter / EMT Mathew Talley (Apparatus Operator)

Full-time Hire Date: 10/17/2016

Benefield, Tyler
Firefighter / AEMT Tyler Benefield

Full-time Hire Date: 02/06/2017
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Guy Flowers
Firefighter / AEMT Guy Flowers  (Acting Officer in Charge) 

EMS Committee

Full-time Hire Date: 09/16/2013

Founding member of FDMJ

Agent, Joe
Firefighter / EMR Joe Agent (Apparatus Operator)
Apparatus Committee Member

Volunteer Hire Date: 09/16/2013
Full-time Hire Date: 09/29/2014

Founding member of FDMJ
Will Tuggle
Firefighter / EMR Will Tuggle

Associate Explorer Program Advisor

Morale, Welfare & Benevolence Committee

Volunteer Hire Date:

Full-time Hire Date: 06/20/2016

Andrew Hassler
Firefighter / EMT-P Andrew Hassler (Apparatus Operator) 
​Apparatus Committee
​SCBA Committee
​Hiring & Promotion Committee

Full-time Hire Date: 10/17/2016
Chasteen, Mark
Firefighter / AEMT Mark Chasteen



Full-time Hire Date: 04/04/2017
Juan Max Ambriz
Firefighter / AEMT Max Ambriz

Morale & Welfare Committee
​Explorer Advisor

​Full-time Hire Date: 07/20/2015
FIRST COMPANY FIREFIGHTERS
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Firefighter Jeremy Keopf

Full-time Firefighter - City of Brentwood, TN Fire Department

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Stephen Lee
Firefighter Stephen Lee
Uniform & PPE Committee

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Mark Bolling
Firefighter Mark Bolling 

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Vivereette, Shane
Firefighter / AEMT Shane Vivrette
​SCBA Committee

Full-time AEMT - Nashville Fire Department 

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Firefighter / AEMT Chad McBroom

Full-time EMT - American Medical Response

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SECOND COMPANY FIREFIGHTERS
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Firefighter / AEMT Perry Phillips (Acting Officer in Charge / Apparatus Operator)

Full-time Firefighter - Nashville, TN Fire Department 

Volunteer Hire Date: 09/16/2013 (former FDMJ volunteer Captain)

Founding member of FDMJ
Wesley White
Firefighter Wesley White 

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THIRD COMPANY FIREFIGHTERS
Hyde, Derek
FF / AEMT Derek Hyde (Acting Officer in Charge / Apparatus Operator)
SOG Committee
Full-time Lieutenant - Brentwood, TN Fire Department

Volunteer Hire Date: 09/13/2016 (former FDMJ volunteer Lieutenant)

Founding member of FDMJ
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FF / AEMT Evan Guinn

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Jeremy Smith
FF Jeremy Smith

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FF Amanda Gentry
Morale, Welfare and Benevolence Committee
Public Education Committee
Associate Explorer Program Advisor

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FOURTH COMPANY FIREFIGHTERS
Lara Miller
FF / EMR Lara Miller (Apparatus Operator) 

Morale, Welfare and Benevolence Committee

Associate Explorer Advisor

Volunteer Hire Date: 09/16/2013

Founding member of FDMJ

Kaiser, Evan
FF / EMR Evan Kaiser

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FF Wes Hafner

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FF Kade Fox

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