JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A ceremony to welcome a new class of firefighters became a star-studded affair with “The Boss” Bruce Springsteen in the audience.

Just like his father, the younger Springsteen is also making New Jersey Proud, reports CBS2’s Christina Fan.

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Sam Springsteen was officially sworn into the Jersey City Fire Department at City Hall on Tuesday, joining 14 others in his class.

The 26-year-old took a civil service exam in 2017. He graduated from the Monmouth County Fire Academy in 2014 and served as a volunteer firefighter at three different stations.

Sam is the youngest of Bruce Springsteen’s three children with wife Patti Scialfa, none of whom have followed them into show business.

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Both of his very proud parents were on hand after the ceremony.

“It was a long road, he’s very dedicated, quite a few years and we are just excited for him today,” said Bruce.

When asked about all the training he went through, Sam told CBS2 it definitely wasn’t easy.

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His class brings the Jersey City Fire Department’s total to a historic total of 666 firefighters.