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The volunteer topic features an array of resources to help the United States' estimated 800,000 volunteer firefighters. This page features in-depth articles on securing grants for volunteer fire departments, improving recruitment and retention, the latest updates from the NVFC and a host of videos from fire operations to recruitment clips.

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Without each of these characteristics, officers cannot lead by example and set the tone for the next generation of leaders. Full Story

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