Memorial Weekend

2016 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

35th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend: October 8-9, 2016

Every October, the Foundation sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year. Thousands attend the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.


Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Family Day
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Memorial Service
Photo Bill Green for NFFF

Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Chapel Vigil
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Returning Survivor Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Day
Photo by Jenni McClelland, NFFF

Red Helmet Ride
Photo by Jenni McClelland, NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Returning Survivor Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Returning Survivor Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Tim Messick for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Day
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Memorial Service
Photo Bill Green for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Returning Survivor Dinner
Photo by Tim Messick for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Day
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Family Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Survivor Flag at Family Hotel
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Memorial Service
Photo Bill Green for NFFF

Returning Survivor Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Chapel Vigil
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Jenni McClelland, NFFF

Memorial Service
Photo by Jenni McClelland, NFFF

Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Chapel Vigil
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Arrival & Activities
Photo by Bill Rowe for NFFF

Memorial Service
Photo by Jenni McClelland, NFFF

Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Jenni McClelland, NFFF

Red Helmet Ride
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

Family Day
Photo by Jenni McClelland, NFFF

Memorial Service
Photo Bill Rowe for NFFF

Survivor Flag Raising at the Family Hotel
Photo by Bill Green for NFFF

View & Download: The 2016 Candlelight and Memorial Services

Weekend Highlights



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