CFSI News

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Public Safety Officer Medal: Award Recognizes Public Safety Personnel for Valor

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance has opened the nomination period for the 2017-2018 Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor. This is the highest national award honoring firefighters, emergency service officers, and law enforcement officers across the country, including federal, state, local and tribal officers. The nomination period will remain open until 11:59 p.m. (eastern time) on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

Commemorating the Fire and Emergency Services

It’s never too early to think about the ideal Holiday gift for your family, friends and fellow firefighters, and we have the perfect gift in mind: the 2018 National Fire Service Christmas ornament. Capturing the Holiday Spirit and the proud heritage of our nation’s fire service, this beautiful keepsake is the ideal gift for any member or supporter of our nation’s fire and emergency services. Handcrafted using the highest quality materials, these ornaments are made right here in the USA!

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Hill Updates

House Unanimously Approves Firefighter Cancer Registry Act

(June 22, 2018) – Earlier today, the House unanimously approved H.R. 931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act.  The bipartisan legislation creates a specialized national registry to provide researchers and epidemiologists with the tools and resources needed to improve research collection activities related to the monitoring of cancer incidence among firefighters. The House had previously passed […]

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland, Interior Spending Bills

(June 21, 2018) – On June 21st, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security spending bill.  The legislation appropriates $55.15 billion for programs and activities within the Department of Homeland Security.  The Assistance to Firefighters (FIRE) and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant programs are funded at $700 […]

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The CFSI Corporate Partners Program is a six-tiered program offering an array of special benefits that enable companies to enhance their involvement and exposure in the fire and emergency services at the national level.

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