The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation announced the 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend is currently planned to be held in-person on October 2-3, 2021, on the grounds of the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Due to the global pandemic there continues to be uncertainties, about COVID-19 restrictions, and challenges the pandemic may bring.
Our Monthly Men Forging Ahead Gathering
June 26, 2021 3:00 – 4:30 pm (ET)
Join us for our next virtual Men Forging Ahead gathering where we will share fellowship and conversation. At the monthly Men Forging Ahead, you can express yourself in a safe place without judgement, learn a new hobby, and build lasting friendships with other Fire Hero men who share a similar journey. Experience the support and healing that comes from sharing with peers who truly understand.
Watch the Latest Recorded IC-to-IC Webinars
This webinar features Fire Chief Phillip Hendrick, who was the incident commander of a Conway (SC) residential fire, that resulted in the LODD of Christopher Gene Ray on March 20, 2016.
This webinar features Retired Fire Chief Greg Hickman, who was the fire chief during a Neosho (MO) grain bin fire that resulted in the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Timothy S. Hardy on November 7, 2005.
Upcoming IC-to-IC Webinar
June 24, 2021 1:00 pm (ET)
Watch Live on Zoom
This discussion features President Doreen Strickland, Abbott Volunteer Fire Department (TX), who was the incident commander of a fertilizer company explosion that resulted in the line-of-duty deaths of 12 firefighters in West, Texas on April 17, 2013. President Strickland will discuss the incident and share her experiences in dealing with the aftermath.
The NFFF has re-launched its Fire Hero Learning Network course relating to the national response to violent incidents. The new course, Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0, is a self-paced program that adds information on response to civil unrest and public assembly events, material from the NFPA 3000: Standard for an Active Shooter Hostile Event Response (ASHER) program, and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care.
The CSU/NFFF Scholarship covers up to 60 credit hours toward one online degree program and will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition for up to three years or until the completion of the selected online degree program, whichever comes first.