Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony
Photos by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Honoring our vow to never forget

On Saturday, June 11, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation dedicated a special section of the Walk of Honor® on the grounds of the memorial for firefighters who died prior to 1981.
» Dedication Program Book
» Pre-1981 Section of Walk of Honor®
» Watch the Ceremony on Periscope
» NFFF Hosts Dedication Ceremony
» Recognizing decades old ff deaths


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Chief Compton presented with James O. Page EMS Achievement Award

The annual award is presented to a leader who has made a positive impact on a national scale, creating and promoting non-clinical innovation and achievements in fire service EMS management.


Everyone Goes Home® Photo Contest

news


A new checklist to help firefighters prevent cardiac disease

The report lists 10 things firefighters can do to reduce cardiovascular disease. While much of it is common sense, the hope is this work will put a new focus on keeping firefighters healthy so they can fight fires and save lives.


NFFF Supports Survivors of All Ages

Last summer, the NFFF had a busy season full of events for survivors, from the very youngest to the most mature. We are very pleased to be able to add an event this year specifically for 18–24-year-olds, which has been a long-time goal.


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation welcomes two new board members

“We are very pleased to have John and Bob join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Board of Directors. Their combined insights and experiences will certainly help us enhance our mission and connect with more people and organizations in the fire service and beyond,” says NFFF Chairman Chief Dennis Compton.


Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Recognize National EMS Week

Sunday May 15, 2016 marks the beginning of National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor the men and women who deliver pre-hospital 9-1-1 emergency medical care in the U.S.


events


Young Adult Retreat 2016

June 17 – 18, 2016
Airlie Center – Warrenton, VA
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will hold its first retreat for young adults, ages 18-24, whose firefighter parent died in the line of duty. Sessions focus on grief and building life skills.


Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf

May – November 2016
Locations Across the U.S.
Now in its 13th year, the golf program has grown to over 30 tournaments that help the NFFF support survivors of fallen firefighters.
» Find a Golf Tournament Near You


2016 Hal Bruno Comfort Zone Camp

July 8 – 10, 2016
Lions Camp at Teresita Pines – Valyermo, CA
The NFFF partners with Comfort Zone Camp to provide a weekend bereavement camp for children ages 7-17 of fallen firefighters who have been honored in Emmitsburg.


9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs

April – November 2016
Locations Across the U.S.
The 9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs are not timed races, but a way for everyone to remember America’s fallen firefighters.
» Find a Stair Climb Near You