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Giving Courage – Chief Michael Smith

Giving Courage – A Conversation with Chief Michael Smith

– Earlier in 2016, twelve chiefs representing every type of department shared the grim realities of coping with a line-of-duty death in the documentary Giving Courage: LODD Chiefs Speak. In 2017, the Foundation will feature additional footage to help other fire chiefs and leaders to prevent future tragedies. READ


Nominations Open for 2017 Safety, Health, & Survival Section Awards

– Do you know a fire chief or safety officer that sets the example? A person or an entire organization that is focused on personal safety and improving the overall health of our profession? Then now’s your chance to promote their efforts. READ


Chief Kail Schoen

Giving Courage – A Conversation with Chief Kail Schoen

– Earlier in 2016, twelve chiefs representing every type of department shared the grim realities of coping with a line-of-duty death in the documentary Giving Courage: LODD Chiefs Speak. In 2017, the Foundation will feature additional footage to help other fire chiefs and leaders to prevent future tragedies. READ


First Responder Center for Excellence

NFFF Forms New Organization to Address Occupational Health Issues Within the First Responder Community

– The First Responder Center plans to become a major resource for first responders and their family members in addressing physical and psychological health issues and to promote research in relevant fields to increase awareness of first responder health issues as well as prevent first responder deaths and injuries.  READ


New NFFF Staff Members

– The Foundation is pleased to welcome Ed and Jenna to the organization. READ


The Last 5 Days of August

– By Ken Prillaman, Brooklyn Park Fire Chief and MN LAST Assistant Coordinator Saturday afternoon, August 27 a caravan of three vehicles traveled south along I35E toward Minneapolis. At... READ


The Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award to Be Presented to the International Fire Service Training Association

– The award will be presented at the 29th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on April 6, 2017, in Washington, DC.  READ


Chief James Strain

Giving Courage – A Conversation with Chief James Strain

– Earlier in 2016, twelve chiefs representing every type of department shared the grim realities of coping with a line-of-duty death in the documentary Giving Courage: LODD Chiefs Speak. In 2017, the Foundation will feature additional footage to help other fire chiefs and leaders to prevent future tragedies. READ


1-800-Boardup Launches Fundraising Partnership With the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

– Donations will be directed to NFFF programs that honor fallen firefighter heroes, assist their survivors and help prevent future line-of-duty deaths and injuries.  READ


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. READ