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Washington Youth Program Provides Skills Training to Future Firefighters

April 28, 2016 - By Alex Avila It’s the middle of a gorgeous day in Kennewick, WA. The sun is shining, the springtime air is warm, and I’m standing...

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PrepareAthon Day of Action is April 30

April 28, 2016 - The next PrepareAthon! National Day of Action is this Saturday, April 30. Your junior firefighter program can use this opportunity to engage community members to...

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Resource Highlight: NVFC National Junior Firefighter Academy Training Video

April 28, 2016 - The National Junior Firefighter Program offers a training video filmed at the National Junior Firefighter Academy at Scott Safety in November 2015. Junior firefighters and...

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The College Track: Texas A&M University – San Antonio

April 28, 2016 - The National Junior Firefighter Program profiles a college or university in each issue of the E-news that offers degree programs in fire service-related fields. Find...

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Resource Highlight: Core Competencies for the Junior Fire Service

February 25, 2016 - Core Competencies for the Junior Fire Service was developed by the NVFC to address the need for safe, functional, and effective training exercises for junior...

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FEMA Announces Call for Youth Council Members

February 24, 2016 - Courtesy of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Applications for the Youth Preparedness Council (YPC) are currently open. The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday,...

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Make Plans Now for National Volunteer Week

February 24, 2016 - National Volunteer Week, coming up on April 10-16, is about inspiring, recognizing, and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities....

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Staying Fit for the Fire Service

February 24, 2016 - February is American Heart Month, a time for individuals and fire service members to focus on their health and take steps to make long-term heart-healthy...

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Scholarships Available for Junior Firefighters and Explorers

February 24, 2016 - High school seniors across the country are starting to make plans for after graduation. Junior firefighters who are continuing their education have many scholarship and...

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Preparedness Challenge: Staying Healthy and Resilient

February 24, 2016 - Source: Challenge.gov    The U.S. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,...

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