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Dr. Stephen Klasko

Dr. Stephen Klasko to Keynote Fire Service Innovation in Safety Symposium

– Innovative and entrepreneurial individuals like Dr. Stephen Klasko to reimagine the fire service of tomorrow and recreate ways to identify and develop future leaders. READ


Chief Dennis Compton - IAFC President’s Award

Chief Dennis Compton Receives the 2019 IAFC President’s Award at Fire-Rescue International in Atlanta, Georgia

– On August 8, 2019, during the General Session of Fire-Rescue International, Chief Dennis Compton received the IAFC President’s Award for his contributions in the fire service by the International Association of Fire Chiefs.  READ


Chief Dennis “Denny” Compton Announces His Retirement as the Chairman of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Board of Directors

– At the NFFF board meeting earlier today, Chief Compton announced that he is stepping down as the Board Chairman effective August 18, 2019. Upon Chief Compton’s announcement, the board acted to select a new Chairman. By unanimous vote, Mr. Troy Markel was elected to take over as the Board Chairman. READ


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Earns a 2019 Silver Seal of Transparency

– Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth financial information about our organization. READ


Congressional Record - May 23, 2019

Historic Event Added to the Congressional Record

– The 17th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium and Fire Forum, which revisited Truman's 1947 National Conference on Fire Prevention, was entered into the Congressional Record on May 23, 2019. READ


Battalion Chief Wendy Lippman

Aurora Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Wendy Lippman Receives the Firefighter Hero Award from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and MAGLITE®

– Lippman was honored in a ceremony on June 25, 2019, by MAGLITE® and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation for her extraordinary commitment to the emotional health of firefighters. READ


Share Your Fire Code Experiences for an Exciting, New Documentary

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is looking to tell the stories of how fire and life safety codes have impacted your community, department and personnel. READ


X2 All-Natural Energy Drink Partners with NFFF

X2 All-Natural Energy Drink Partners with National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

– X2 All-Natural Energy Drink announced today a multi-year, multi-faceted partnership with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation that includes sponsorship of the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs. READ


Truman Fire Forum

The Truman Fire Forum

– At the Truman Fire Forum on May 7. 2019, three days of events concluded with an agreement on five priorities for the fire service to attack in an effort to make our nation a safer place to live. READ


17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium

Watch Highlights of the 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium

– 72-years, to the day, after President Harry S. Truman appeared before his 1947 National Conference on Fire Prevention, fire service leaders and others again gathered to discuss many of the same important issues. This time, as part of the annual Truman Legacy Symposium in Florida.  READ