Mate, I've sent an email to your Chief and Assistant Chief (got their addresses from your department web page) asking for your contact details. Please drop me an email and I'll give you all of the information you need.
Good luck with the University of MD! Study hard and don't let the booze and girls distract you too much! (a little is OK)
Perry, Welcome to the Firefighter Nation. I am glad you joined the group.There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Have fun and look around.