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Kenny "Tank" Gregory

Position: Support/Maintenance Coordinator
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Introducing Kenny "Tank" Gregory. Born Ft. Pierce Florida and raised in Georgia. Coming from a family of Veterans, He went into the Air Force where he served proudly. He got out of the service in North Carolina, where her raised his family.

Through his father he learned the electrical and lighting business as well as construction. In the service besides his regular job, of R&R (repair and reclamation) crash recovery and maintenance. He learned buddy care (basic field med) as well as went to the community college of the Air Force for business.

Once out of the service he became a master mechanic. He was also a bail bondsman for a few years. He also had a music production company for many years and was an accomplished sound engineer. To which he did sound for many national acts and many up and coming performers. Over the years, Kenny also ran heavy equipment grading, clearing land and driving dump trucks.

                                          He moved here to Tenmile in 2015 to be closer to his oldest daughter who also had went into the service. She met her husband overseas who was from Oregon. They have their family in Donald, Oregon. His youngest daughter and family are still in NC, he is hoping they will move here one day. Kenny fell in love with this community and area and felt the need to give back. Thus joining the Tenmile Fire District in late 2017. He was sidelined to go through many surgery's and a few years of recovery to get him back up to par. Once returning to service at the station, he dedicated himself to both learning and helping to better the station and fire district operations. Being retired, he was able to spend a great deal of time at the station to help with the varying maintenance requirements. With his knowledge of electrical, construction, electronics and mechanics, he was able to help fix many issues and problems. Both within the station itself and the equipment and apparatus within the station. These knowledge and skills brought him to be the Maintenance Coordinator of TRFD. He is a Certified Pumper Engineer/Driver and Type 2 Wildland Firefighter. He supports not only the trucks but sees to all the equipment as well as the station itself is kept up. He also sees to the well being of all the fellow firefighters when on calls in support of them.