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Amid the backyard barbecues and price-slashing sales, thousands across the country are remembering their loved ones
In addition to honoring Americans who gave the ultimate sacrifice, Memorial Day weekend is marked by community events, travel and the unofficial start of summer
People have the right to do whatever it is that makes them happy, provided it does not infringe upon another’s right to do the same
North Haven Lieutenant Chris Shea created “Hero to Hero” to help veterans find careers in public safety
Firefighters participated in full PPE for the 4.2-mile run in Tempe
The American flag is considered a living symbol under federal law. We must treat it as such.
Memorial Day has a specific purpose, and maintaining that purpose is important
Use this checklist to make yourself the best candidate possible for the firefighter job you want
“Take care of your troops and they will take care of you” and other military command lessons applied to the fire service
The first of seven C-130’s could be in service by the end of 2024
Cold weather is brutal on firefighting equipment and even more so on firefighters
Educator finds new purpose helping to mold students at historic, cost-free, private residential school in Hershey, Pa.
The hearings will focus, in part, on the initial actions by the ship’s crew and the response to the fire by Newark and other local land-based fire departments
First responders will staff the rails as the ship pulls into NYC for a Veterans Day celebration
FDNY
Officials say the 2023 class of probationary firefighters reflects increasing diversity in the department
Jessica Buchanan shares lessons of change, choice and hope from her 93-day captivity in Somalia
Boston firefighters had difficulty removing the injured sailor due to narrow areas inside the historic ship
Firefighter Brice Trossbach was trapped when the first floor of the house collapsed
A Marin County FD captain rappelled to the car that was wedged between a broken tree and the hillside, and a paramedic got there on a 200-foot line
Chester T. Lauck served with Frederick County Fire and Rescue and several other area agencies plus the Air National Guard
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Tacoma FD crewmembers and personnel with the Coast Guard, the Puyallup Tribe and other agencies continue to respond and monitor the situation
Jeremy C. Lundgren served with Dover AFB Fire & Emergency Services
Coast Guard and San Diego Fire-Rescue crews recovered the bodies of eight adults, but fog hampered the search for other victims
The measure also includes members of the military who responded to 9/11 in Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, unlike the original legislation
Safety
Firefighters can incorporate tried-and-true military strategies to minimize line-of-duty deaths
Two Tennessee National Guard helicopter crewmembers were killed in the fiery crash
Office of Special Counsel: “The evidence showed many [Niagara Falls] employees — both students and instructors — on leave during the reported training courses”