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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 grounds of the memorial for firefighters who died prior to 1981. READ


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.  READ


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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. READ


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Honoring our vow to never forget

– On Saturday, June 11, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will dedicate a special section of the Walk of Honor® on the grounds of the memorial for firefighters who died prior to 1981.  READ


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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.  READ


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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. READ


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The 2015 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Annual Report is Now Available for Download

– Take a look at all we accomplished last year. READ


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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. READ


Unique Gloves Give EMT’s Protection and Performance When Seconds Count

– Through a partnership with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Medline will donate $0.50 for every case of Critical Response sold through the end of September to help honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their communities and neighborhoods.  READ


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Climb the steps in Lucas Oil Stadium to honor the 343 fallen heroes of FDNY

– Show others that you will never forget the 343 members of FDNY who bravely gave their lives on September 11, 2001. Join firefighters and supporters from across the country on Friday, April 22nd, for the 5th Annual FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.  READ