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The awards topic covers articles and recent news about firefighters that receive awards for going above and beyond.

82% of U.S. fire departments are all or mostly volunteer and, often, their funding depends on people stepping up to help
National awards programs can showcase those above-and-beyond moments and members
More than ever, those on the front lines need to see their work elevated and appreciated
The Irving Police Department and Irving Fire Department combined forces to offer EMDR therapy, an employee health clinic, wellness incentives and much more
The Orange County (Calif.) fire chief explains why a compliance-based mindset doesn’t always work in the world of chaos around us
Upon taking the reins, the Greensburg (Pa.) VFD chief made it his mission to improve firefighter safety and health
Developing systems and processes that support excellence ultimately drives effective leadership and fire department success
The Snyder Fire Department was recognized for improving their recruitment and retention plans
The three members of the Hilton Head (S.C.) Fire Rescue were honored for a heroic save at a structure fire amid deteriorating conditions
Orange County Fire Chief Brian Fennessy and Greensburg Fire Chief Thomas Bell were honored at Fire-Rescue International conference
Topsham Fire Rescue program will focus on seniors and non-emergency calls
Eight medals were awarded to firefighters for their teamwork and bravery during the November 2022 incident
An inside look at the annual event to connect fire service leaders and legislators
The Butte County fire chief describes the Camp Fire response that ultimately earned him the IAFC’s Ben Franklin Award for Valor
Jaziyah Parker noticed her mom was “acting weird” so she called 911