News

2018 Flag Raising

Watch the 2018 Flag Raising at the National Memorial

– Watch the 2018 Flag Raising at the Memorial in preparation for the 2018 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend on October 6-7,2018. READ


Blaney to Appear at The Smoke House 2018

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Ryan Blaney, Corey LaJoie scheduled to appear at The Smokehouse 2018

– The Smokehouse 2018, benefiting the NFFF, on Oct. 7, before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Dover International Speedway. READ


Columbia Southern University's 2018 NFFF Scholarship

Apply for Columbia Southern University’s 2018 NFFF Scholarship

– CSU grants one scholarship to the widow, life partner, or dependent of a firefighter who has been honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial. Scholarship applications will be accepted through October 2, 2018 and a winner will be announced in December 2018.  READ


Experts Agree National Standards for Fire Service Emergency Response Policies Will Improve Firefighters Safety

– In May 2018, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation gathered 30 fire service subject matter experts to evaluate and discuss Firefighter Life Safety Initiative #11: National standards for emergency response policies should be developed and championed. READ


2018-2019 Sarbanes Scholarships

NFFF 2018-2019 Sarbanes Scholarships Awarded to 80 Recipients

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and its partners awarded $338,921 in 2018-2019 Sarbanes Scholarships to 71 children, five stepchildren and four spouses of fallen firefighters.  READ


Garry Briese IAFC Safety Performance Award

Chiefs Butler and Tippett Receive the Garry Briese IAFC Safety Performance Award

– The Garry Briese IAFC Safety Performance Award recognizes personal commitment and achievement in the area of health and safety. READ


National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters

Taking Steps to Honor and Remember Our Nation’s Fallen Firefighters

– For the fourth year, the FDNY and the NFFF will host the Annual National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters on Sunday, October 28, 2018. READ


Carrying the Weight of PTSD to Raise Awareness and Support

– Like many people in the fire service, the gravity of what Diana has seen and experienced lingered with her, leading to a diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In 2009, she began competing in off-road trail races and triathlons to deal with her PTSD symptoms and found great healing in the sport. READ


Celebrity Family Feud

Station 19 Cast Plays for NFFF on Celebrity Family Feud

– Team Station 19 took on Team Grey’s Anatomy on Celebrity Family Feud on Sunday, July 22, 2018. Station 19 played for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. READ


Helping Children of Fallen Firefighters Find Hope and Healing While Having Fun

– Children of fallen firefighters make lasting friendships while forming networks of support with peers. The friendships created extend well beyond camp, reinforcing that the campers are never alone and that their firefighter will never be forgotten. READ