Helen Jo: First Asian American LA County Fire Deputy Chief

Thursday, July 31, 2008

This is interesting news:

Helen Jo is also the first woman to be promoted to the position in the department. She received her new badge today. As Helen Jo worked her way to the front of the room to receive her new badge, a stream of colleagues, family and friends crowded and cheered around the freshly promoted deputy chief -- the first woman and Asian American to achieve such a rank in the Los Angeles County Fire Department.