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In Uniform It’s About The Service vBy Linda Wuebben What do most little boys want to do when they grow up? Something exciting for sure like a being a fireman. But for Brad Moser, a native son of Yankton, it’s more about the service. “It’s kind of the way I was raised,” Moser said. “My dad was a civil servant as a sheriff and later a policeman in Yankton. Then my brothers started out with the ambulance and then the fire department.” Being part of a family of 10 children, Moser had a lot of good role models to follow, so when he was old enough, he just followed suit. Today Moser is one of 44 volunteer firemen for the Yankton Volunteer Fire Department, a department which has grown and changed in the 22 years he has been a member. He now serves as a captain in the hierarchy of the organization, one of four who act in supervisor roles at fires, serving under the fire chief and deputy chief, who are the only full-time fire officials in Yankton. A fire call within the city limits has a response time of four to five minutes and Moser can be at either station easily in three minutes. As a civil engineer for the City of Yankton with an office on the same block, he walks across the alley to the fire station downtown. If the call comes after hours, he lives only a couple blocks from Station Two on the north end of town and he usually tries to be the first at the station or even on site. “When my wife and I first started looking for a house, I only liked the houses which were just a block or two from the station,” Moser said with a smile. “Sure, I want to be the first one there, the first Prescriptions Filled. Expectations Exceeded. We go the extra mile to ensure you receive the friendly service, fair prices and pharmacy expertise you deserve for your entire family. Byron, R.Ph. We can help make taking your medications easier by synchronizing your refills so you can make less visits to the pharmacy. We offer free in-town delivery. Visit our website at www.rogersfamilypharmacy.com or sign up for our convenient mobile app and you can simplify your life by refilling or transferring your prescriptions to us online. 218 W. 4th Street, Yankton, SD • 605.665.8042 • www.rogersfamilypharmacy.com 16vHISVOICEvSEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2018

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