Lincoln Assistant Fire Chief Steve
Dahm retires on 30th Anniversary
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[August 29, 2017]
- On Thursday, Assistant Chief of the Lincoln Fire Department, Steve
Dahm celebrated his 30 year anniversary and his retirement in one
swoop. In honor of the assistant chief, the Lincoln Fire Department
hosted a retirement get together at noon with a meal prepared by the
Several turned out for the event including members of
the city of Lincoln Clerk’s Office, the Lincoln Fire Department, the
Lincoln Rural Fire Protection District, the Logan County Paramedics
Association, and more.
Dahm and his wife Beth were the first to be served lunch, then
others joined in serving themselves from the buffet style fried
After the Dahm’s finished their lunch, Lincoln Fire Chief Mark
Miller presented Dahm with his badge and uniform patch, both set in
a wooden frame.
Miller commented, “Thirty years is an awesome fete,
especially in the job we do.” Miller went on to acknowledge that
there is a large amount of dedication from the firefighter and also
his family. Miller also commented that in thirty years, Dahm had
seen a lot of change in the department.
Miller then presented the badge and patch to Dahm.
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In addition to the gift presented by the chief, the
firefighters presented a second gift, a large kettle smoker. The
smoker had a few words written on it, “Presented to Assistant Chief
Steve Dahm in recognition of the 30 years of dedication to the city
of Lincoln. The Lincoln Fire Department, August 24, 2017.
As Dahm admired his gift, Miller said that the crew fully expected
Dahm to put the smoker to good use and bring them a good lunch from
time to time.
Dahm also spoke briefly, thanking the chief and his fellow
firefighters for the recognition. He noted that indeed there has
been a lot of change over the last thirty years, “all for the
better, and you young guys will see a lot of change too.”
Everyone was invited to stay and enjoy a piece of retirement cake,
visit and send Dahm off with their best wishes.