Last Chance! Submit Your Globe Gear Giveaway Application by June 1

The application period for the 2015 Globe Gear Giveaway ends June 1. Eligible departments can apply for four sets of new turnout gear for their members.
Since 2012, Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have partnered to help resource-constrained fire departments obtain needed turnout gear. This year, 13 departments will be awarded four sets of CLASSIX® turnout gear for their members, for a total of 52 sets of gear.
As the world’s largest and most trusted manufacturer of structural firesuits in the world, Globe launched the Gear Giveaway program to give back to the fire service and enhance the safety and readiness of our nation’s first responders. To date, the program has provided 247 sets of new turnout gear to 43 departments in need to help them improve the safety and protection of their firefighters. All Globe gear is made with DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® fibers, providing proven protection and top performance.
To be eligible to apply for four sets of Globe gear, departments must meet the following requirements: 
  • be all-volunteer or mostly-volunteer (over 50%) 
  • serve a population of 25,000 or less 
  • be located in the U.S. or Canada and legally organized under state/province law 
  • demonstrate a need for the gear 
  • department or person applying must be a member of the NVFC. Not a member? Join at
View full criteria at
Learn more and apply for Globe gear by June 1 at Winners will be announced monthly between July and December.
About Globe
Firefighters need to be prepared to perform at their peak, on every call. That’s why Globe delivers the most advanced, best-fitting, and longest lasting protection by listening to our customers, creating breakthrough designs, and applying the engineering skills of the nation’s most trusted turnout gear manufacturer. Globe turnout gear is designed to protect you, move with you, and improve your performance. It’s athletic gear for firefighters. Learn more at
About DuPont Protection Technologies
DuPont Protection Technologies (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont Protection Technologies and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit
About the NVFC
The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. The NVFC serves as the voice of the volunteer in the national arena and provides invaluable tools, resources, programs, and advocacy for first responders across the nation. Learn more at