It’s with deep regret that we pass on to you that Phoenix (AZ) Firefighter Juston Doherty was found deceased, in quarters, while on active military duty at the Arizona Army National Guard Base in Phoenix on July 7.
In addition to being a decorated (Medal of Valor PFD) Phoenix Firefighter and Technical Rescue Technician at Station 45, Juston was also a highly-decorated Captain in the U.S. Army. Juston had a long and decorated military career. He was an Army Ranger and Airborne School graduate. He served in two combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan and received multiple commendations and medals throughout his distinguished military career including the Bronze Star. He continued to serve our country in the Army Reserves in addition to being a full-time Phoenix Firefighter.
Firefighter Doherty was also a 15-year veteran of the Phoenix Fire Department and held the title of Technical Rescue Technician. In addition to his many accomplishments in the fire service, he was also the recipient of the Phoenix Fire Departments Medal of Valor for entering a burning apartment on his day off without protection to save children who were trapped in the fire. Firefighter Doherty suffered serious burns during the incident. Needless to say, Juston’s heroic aptitude and commitment to serve his country and community knew no bounds and undoubtedly saved numerous lives.
INTERVIEW & VIDEO WITH JUSTON DOHERTY:
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In keeping with fire service tradition, sworn Fire and military personnel will remain in honor watch with Firefighter Doherty until his services which are still pending. The Phoenix Fire Department Member Services Staff is providing Juston’s family with all of their needs during this tragic loss.
Our condolences to all those affected. rest In peace.
Take Care. be Careful. Pass it On.
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