Press Releases

2015 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend Media Kit

White House media advisory for Presidential visit to National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Media who wish to cover the President’s remarks on Sunday, October 4 must RSVP no later than TODAY, Friday, October 2 at 5:00 PM – click here

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Live Streaming of the National Fallen Firefighters Candlelight and Memorial

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will broadcast both the Candlelight Service and the National Memorial Service via satellite and stream the services live on the web.


Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters

(Broadcast quality video will be available for download
after the services. Please check this page for updates.)


Editors and Broadcasters:

If you are planning on covering the Memorial service, in person, streaming on your website, or broadcasting the satellite feed, please contact Bob Shilling.


Releases

State Releases & Firefighter Profiles

Alabama
Firefighters Being Honored:
Wayne O’neal Jeffers


Alaska
Firefighters Being Honored:
Jeffery Edward Bayless


Arizona
Firefighters Being Honored:
Bobby Mollere


Arkansas
Firefighters Being Honored:
Dennis A. Channell | Jacob T. Harrell | JB Hutton Jr. | Randall R. Pogue | Ricky L. Winkles Sr.


California
Firefighters Being Honored:
Geoffrey Hunt


Colorado
Firefighters Being Honored:
Richard L. Marchman


Connecticut
Firefighters Being Honored:
Kevin L. Bell | David P. Fiori


District of Columbia
Firefighters Being Honored:
John C. “Mac” McDonald


Florida
Firefighters Being Honored:
Homer W. Harrell Jr. | Jeffrey Bruce Newland


Georgia
Firefighters Being Honored:
Christ K. Swan


Illinois
Firefighters Being Honored:
Fidel G. Serrano Jr.


Indiana
Firefighters Being Honored:
James Joseph Knesek Sr. | James Curtis Middlebrook | Tom D. Stevens Sr.


Kentucky
Firefighters Being Honored:
Jonathan E. French | Charles Edward Goff | Malcolm W. Jenkins | Robert “Bud” Webster


Louisiana
Firefighters Being Honored:
Billy G. Norris Sr. | Robert B. Thomas


Maine
Firefighters Being Honored:
Michael C. Kucsma Jr. | David W. Millett


Maryland
Firefighters Being Honored:
James E. Bethea | Robert William “Bob” Fogle III


Massachusetts
Firefighters Being Honored:
Michael-Ryan Robert Crosby Kennedy | Edward J. Walsh Jr.


Michigan
Firefighters Being Honored:
Jamie Angelo Peite | William R. Wiita


Minnesota
Firefighters Being Honored:
Ramon Edward “Ray” Hain


Mississippi
Firefighters Being Honored:
Dwight Reid Hilton


Missouri
Firefighters Being Honored:
Bruce E. Britt | Eddie J. Johnson Jr.


Montana
Firefighters Being Honored:
David Wilbur Anderson | Douglas J. Casson


Nebraska
Firefighters Being Honored:
Darrell D. Parker


Nevada
Firefighters Being Honored:
Paul S. Cash | Donovan Artie Garcia Jr.


New Jersey
Firefighters Being Honored:
Gregory D. Barnas | Joseph E. Bove III | Richard L. Choate | Christopher J. Hunter | Robert C. Meyer | Cosmo Paris | Arthur E. Treon | James J. Woods


New York
Firefighters Being Honored:
Matt Ambelas | Kevin J. Bristol | Fred Edwards
Ross E. Huffer | Melvin R. Loder | Donald “Pete” Martin | Frank L. Obremski | Joseph Sanford Jr. |
Richard D. Weisse Sr. | Allen R. Westby | James C. Wilber


North Carolina
Firefighters Being Honored:
Ricky W. Doub | John Derek Gupton | Thomas Gerald Lee | S. Brad McCoy


Ohio
Firefighters Being Honored:
James A. Dickman | Steven J. Knaus
Stephen A. Machcinski | Kevin J. Ollier | James Thomas “Tom” Rhamey | Bruce A. Stayner


Oregon
Firefighters Being Honored:
Matthew Goodnature


Pennsylvania
Firefighters Being Honored:
Samir P. “Sam” Ashmar | Joyce M. Craig | Christi M. Rodgers | E. Jeffrey “Lance” Wentzel


South Carolina
Firefighters Being Honored:
John M. Burns | Kellen A. Fleming


Tennessee
Firefighters Being Honored:
Jerry Campbell | Gus Losleben


Texas
Firefighters Being Honored:
Hugh B. Ferguson III | Daniel David Groover | W. Scott Tanksley


West Virginia
Firefighters Being Honored:
Michael Dale “Mikey” Garrett | George D. Underwood


Wyoming
Firefighters Being Honored:
Ted F. Drake