Pinning ceremony for new Battalion Chief (Aug. 19, 2013)

Andrew Mason, a 17-year veteran of the Biloxi Fire Department, was named a battalion chief by Fire Chief Joe Boney in a pinning ceremony before family, friends and fellow firefighters on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center. Mason fills the spot that became vacant when Boney was promoted to chief. Photos by Vincent Creel.