Photo/Story Gallery 2006
FHP Congratulates our Two Newest Majors!
Pictured left, Major Jim Brierton (center), his wife Ana Maria (left), and Colonel Chris Knight (right) and right, Major Richard Mechlin (center),his wife Wendy (left),and Colonel Knight (right).
Major Brierton will serve as Troop Commander in Troop E – Miami, and Major Mechlin will serve as Chief Training Officer at the FHP Training Academy. Their promotions become official on September 1, 2006.
Major Brierton and Major Mechlin’s both had families and friends present at the ceremony to celebrate the well-deserved promotions. Also in attendance were FHP colleagues and representatives from the remaining Divisions that make up the Department.
Major Brierton has been a member of the FHP since 1983 having served as a Lieutenant in Tallahassee from 1989-1992 and District Commander in Miami since 1992. Major Mechlin has been a member of the FHP since 1984 and has served as Captain and Lieutenant in the Accreditation Section in Tallahassee since 1984.
Congratulations to them both!