Alabama Congressman Recognized for Work to Keep Fire Extinguishers on Military Installations
CLEVELAND, Ohio (June 10, 2021) – The Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has selected Rep. Mike Rogers of Alabama’s 3rd congressional district for its 2021 Life Safety Advocate Award.
“As the Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee, Representative Rogers has worked tirelessly to ensure the safety of our nation’s service members by keeping fire extinguishers on all military installations,” said Guy Jones, president of the Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association. “The Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association appreciates all Rep. Rogers’ efforts, and we congratulate him on this award.”
The annual Life Safety Advocate Award is given to an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing the safety of the public through innovative efforts, including legislative, educational, enforcement or other effective means.
Rep. Rogers was presented the award during an event on June 8, 2021, at Amerex Corporation—a manufacturer of fire extinguishers and fire suppression systems—in Trussville, Alabama.
The Alabama congressman was first elected to Congress in 2002. He is a recognized leader on key national security issues, and with three military installations located within his congressional district, a strong advocate for service members and their families. Rep. Rogers is a sixth generation East Alabamian and son of a firefighter. He has been married to his wife, Beth, for more than 35 years; they have three children.
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