2017 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

2017 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend
October 7-8, 2017

Flags Raised Over the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial

Honor Guard members volunteered their time for two days to prepare the flags for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 7-8.
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» Firefighters Being Honored: 2017 Roll of Honor


New Partnership Makes Annual Physicals a Priority

To lead this effort, the First Responder Center for Excellence for Reducing Occupational Illness, Injuries and Deaths, Inc. and the Safety, Health and Survival Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs announce a new partnership at FRI in Charlotte, NC.


National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters

Honor your fellow firefighters who died in the line of duty

On October 1st, join hundreds of other firefighters in New York to honor the fallen at the 3rd Annual National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters at Belmont Park. This event benefits the FDNY Counseling Services Unit (CSU) and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF).

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Chief Neil Svetanics, Friend of the Foundation

We extend our deepest sympathy to Chief Svetanics’ daughters and grandchildren and to his many friends in the fire service.


Remembering Ray Pfeifer: An Inspiration for All

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation was extremely saddened to learn of Ray Pfeifer’s passing on Sunday. Ray was a friend of the Foundation and an inspiration. He was a leader and role model whose compassion for others was extraordinary. Ray Pfeifer will be deeply missed.


The Makers of Hormel® Chili Set Out to Crown America’s Best Firehouse Chili

The contest will take place over three months. Firefighters will be encouraged to submit their best chili recipe to HORMEL® Chili for judging.
» America’s Best Firehouse Chili


The Smokehouse Benefiting the NFFF is Coming to Dover International Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 1

Dover International Speedway is expanding its annual salute to our hometown heroes by welcoming all fans to The Smokehouse.
» Get Tickets at DoverSpeedway.com


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National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf 2017

June – November 2017
Locations Across the U.S.
Now in its 14th 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


9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs

April – November 2017
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


Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium

September 7-8, 2017
Sheraton Grand Phoenix Hotel – Phoenix, AZ
As the number of firefighters affected by occupational cancer increases, improving education, prevention and support is imperative.


36th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

October 7-8, 2017
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.