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The Foundation Trumpet –
Summer 2016 Edition

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2016 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

Join a Nationwide Tribute for Fallen Firefighters

You can be part of a national tradition to honor the memories of firefighters who died in the line of duty and show your support for their survivors. Join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation in Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters.
» 35th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend
» National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend Roll of Honor

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Everyone Goes Home® Photo Contest

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Help honor our nation’s fallen firefighters

On Saturday, October 1, you can be a hero to the survivors of our fallen firefighters and to the firefighters that protect you. Take 2,220 steps with firefighters from around the country at the 2nd Annual National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters at Citi Field.


Joint Statement from the IAFC, NFFF, NFPA and NVFC

In the spirit of “See something; say something,” we feel it is time to ask for your attention. Over the past few months, there have been an alarming number of firefighter fatalities.


Powerful words about painful events

Twelve chiefs representing every type of department –metropolitan and rural, career, volunteer and wildland – share the grim realities of coping with a line-of-duty death.
» Watch the Video


Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony

On Saturday, June 11, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation dedicated a special section of the Walk of Honor® on the memorial grounds for firefighters who died prior to 1981.
» Honoring our vow to never forget
» Dedication Program Book
» View Dedication Ceremony Photos


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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


St. Florian 9-11 Antique Fire Apparatus Muster and Bull & Oyster Roast

September 10, 2016
National Harbor, MD
Approximately 100 antique fire apparatus will be on display. After the muster, stay for a Bull and Oyster Roast including beer, wine, oysters, pork, and beef along the Potomac River.


35th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

October 8-9, 2016
NETC – Emmitsburg, MD
Every October, the Foundation sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.


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