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National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

119 Fallen Firefighters to Be Honored at National Memorial on Sunday, October 6

– The 38th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will be held Sunday, October 6, 2019, to honor 92 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2018 and 27 firefighters who died in the line of duty in previous years. READ


6th Annual Congressional Flag Ceremony

6th Annual Congressional Flag Presentation Ceremony Honors 119

– On the morning of September 17, 2019, leaders from the United States Congress and the fire service, loved ones of fallen firefighters, a Recruit Class from Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department, and others gathered in the Rayburn House Office Building (HOB) for the 6th Annual Congressional Flag Presentation Ceremony.  READ


Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters

Join Us for Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters 2019

– As dusk turns to dark, landmarks across the county will again glow in respect from September 29 – 6, 2019, to the fallen and their families. In 2018, Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters expanded to include fire department tributes. Fire service organizations nationwide are invited to light their facilities in red to honor America’s fallen bravest again in 2019. READ


Combined Federal Campaign - Federal Employees

Federal Employees Can Give to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Through Workplace Giving Campaigns

– The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is a workplace giving campaign for federal employees: civilian employees, military personnel, postal workers, and federal retirees. It is the world's largest and... READ


Watch: Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium – Day 2

– Highlights from day two of the, first of its kind, Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium in Denver, Colorado. It is put on by the First Responder Center for Excellence. READ


Watch: Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium – Day 1

– Highlights from day one of the, first of its kind, Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium in Denver, Colorado. It is put on by the First Responder Center for Excellence. READ


National Stair Climb 2019

Climb for a Hero at the National Stair Climb

– On Sunday, September 15, hundreds of participants in the National Stair Climb will climb the equivalent of 110 stories to symbolize the number of floors in the World Trade Center. READ


Columbia Southern University Scholarship Fund

Last Chance to Apply for a Columbia Southern University Scholarship

– The Columbia Southern University (CSU) scholarship covers up to 60 hours toward one online degree program with Columbia Southern University. The scholarship 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. READ


Watch the 2019 Flag Raising at the National Memorial

– Watch the 2019 Flag Raising at the Memorial in preparation for the 2019 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend on October 5-6, 2019. READ


Chief Dave Moore

Chief Dave Moore Receives the Firefighter Hero Award

– Chief Dave Moore was honored for his extraordinary work saving lives of firefighters and civilians in Africa as leader of the Africa Fire Mission. The Africa Fire Mission provides free training and personal protective equipment to under resourced fire departments all over the continent of Africa. READ