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  • Join the NVFC Today!
    Join the NVFC Today!

    You strive to be the best firefighter or EMT you can be, and the NVFC is here to help. Join today to access great NVFC member benefits! Learn more.

  • FireGrantsHelp
    FireGrantsHelp

    Confused about the SAFER grant? This quick slideshow from FireGrantsHelp will help you better understand how to apply for recruitment and retention funds. NVFC members also get a discount on grant-writing assistance from FireGrantsHelp. View slideshow.

     

  • Globe Gear Giveaway
    Globe Gear Giveaway

    Globe has partnered with DuPont and the NVFC to give away 52 sets of gear to departments in need in 2015. The application deadline is June 1. Learn more and apply now!

  • Spring Board Meeting
    Spring Board Meeting

    The 2015 NVFC Spring Meeting will takes place April 17-18 in Alexandria, VA. Learn more and register.

  • Share the Load
    Share the Load

    Behavioral health is just as critical as physical health and safety. The NVFC has launched the Share the Load behavioral health campaign. Access resources, including the Fire/EMS Helpline at www.nvfc.org/help.

  • Congress Passes Yearlong Funding Bill for DHS and FEMA

    On March 3, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015, providing funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including the…

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  • Important Recruitment and Retention Bills Introduced in Congress

    On February 27, three pieces of legislation were introduced in Congress that would clarify how volunteer benefits are taxed, making it easier for local agencies and governments to establish and admini…

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  • Combination Fire Department Cohesiveness

    By Chief Jeff Cash   The society we live in is changing every day. New technologies and equipment hit the market all the time. Just like the world is always changing, so is the fire service. W…

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  • Podcast: Mental Health Help for Today’s Firefighters

    Mark Lamplaugh from American Addictions Centers recently went on Jumpseat Radio with Ryan Pennington to discuss the behavioral health challenges first responders face, what to do if you notice a fello…

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  • Join the EMS/Rescue Section!

    Are you an EMT, Paramedic, or other EMS or Rescue provider? Join the NVFC’s EMS/Rescue Section! Section members can affect change by working collectively on legislation, standards, codes, and other po…

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