Posts Categorized: 2021 Memorial Weekend

An Open Letter to the Fire Service: Thanks to All Who Made the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend 2021 a Reality

Thank you to the American Fire Service and everyone who made the 2021 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend a reality for the families of the nation’s fallen firefighters. It was the first in-person national firefighter or police memorial service held since 2019!

It’s Good to Be Back

2021 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Following a year of reduced, postponed, and virtual events brought on by the COVID pandemic, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend marked its 40th anniversary October 2-3 by returning to an in-person event in Emmitsburg, Maryland, honoring 215 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2020 and 2019 and in previous years.

In-Person 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend – October 2-3, 2021

National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

Last week, 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.