National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend to be Held October 11-12
September 29, 2014
The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend will take place October 11-12 in Emmitsburg, MD. This year’s ceremony will honor the lives of 98 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2013 as well as nine who died in previous years. On September 10, 107 flags flew above the U.S. Capitol in a new tradition to honor the fallen. These flags will be given to the surviving relatives. Learn more about Memorial Weekend and the Congressional Flag Presentation Ceremony.