February 13, 2019

MDIFW NEWS -- Corporal Tony Gray to lead Warden Service Dive Team

[MDIFW NEWS: Augusta, Maine ‚€“ February 13, 2019] Please join us in congratulating Game Warden Tony Gray, promoted this week to the position of Corporal to lead the Maine Warden Service Dive Team. Hired by the Warden Service in August of 2006, Corporal Gray recently completed his 13th year. Corporal Gray has been a member of the Maine Warden Service Dive Team for nine years, has served as a Field Training Officer and held the position of cadre at the Advanced Game Warden Training School in 2018. Corporal Gray has been the district game warden in South Paris since coming to work for us. Corporal Gray served as a police officer with Auburn Police Department for nearly two years before becoming a Maine Game Warden.

The Maine Warden Service Dive Team averages ten recovery dive operations annually and the team currently has seven members. Corporal Gray‚€™s new position involves the management, deployment and training for the team‚€™s members as well as managing dive efforts at MDIFW fish hatcheries. These duties are critically important regarding Maine‚€™s water-related emergencies and fishery resources. Congratulations, Corporal Gray! Accompanying photo (from left to right) Maine Warden Service Colonel Joel Wilkinson, Corporal Tony Gray and MDIFW Commissioner Judy Camuso.