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Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 01:08:24 GMT



MD Firefighter Praises IAFF Mental Health Center - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)


Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

MD Firefighter Praises IAFF Mental Health Center
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
Retired Montgomery County firefighter Eric Fessenden is grateful for the help he received to treat his PTSD at the IAFF Center for Excellence in Upper Marlboro. "I am a completely different person and in a much better place," Fessenden said. "I didn't ...


Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 15:40:16 GMT



IAFF Local 12 celebrates 100 years, hosts professional fire fighters at convention - WTRF


WTRF

IAFF Local 12 celebrates 100 years, hosts professional fire fighters at convention
WTRF
Wheeling Firefighters Local 12 was actually one of the initial 22 IAFF charter members. There are now more than 5,000. Local 12 President Tom Haluscak says they are looking forward to hosting firefighters from around the state in downtown Wheeling.


Posted on Mon, 14 May 2018 20:36:35 GMT



Poker Run for First Responders - KUTV 2News


KUTV 2News

Poker Run for First Responders
KUTV 2News
(KUTV) Salt Lake City - Rich Carver, the Utah State Coordinator for the IAFF_MG, joined the hosts on Fresh Living today to talk about their upcoming event - a Poker Run for First Responders. The aim of the event is to bring awareness to PTSD ...


Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 20:54:03 GMT



Wheeling Fire celebrating 100 years of IAFF charter - WTRF


WTRF

Wheeling Fire celebrating 100 years of IAFF charter
WTRF
The City of Wheeling will soon host the 2018 Professional Fire Fighters of West Virginia State Convention. Continue Reading. More Stories. Hawaii officials warn residents about latest lava flow · Steelers play basketball for charity · Dine 2 Donate ...


Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 00:23:00 GMT



Fire Recruits Set to Graduate, a Physical and Mental Career - KIMT 3


KIMT 3

Fire Recruits Set to Graduate, a Physical and Mental Career
KIMT 3
According to the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) 20-percent of fire fighters and paramedics have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), it's a rate similar to combat veterans. Only 3.5-percent of the general population will ever ...


Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 04:44:50 GMT



Firefighter Chapter Sues Its Own Union For Misappropriation Of Funds - The Daily Caller


Firefighter Chapter Sues Its Own Union For Misappropriation Of Funds
The Daily Caller
IAFF (International Association of Firefighters) local chapter 825 is suing its union, UPFFA (Uniformed Professional Firefighters Association of Connecticut), for almost $100,000 for misappropriation of dues. Local 825 alleges the UPFFA said the group ...


Posted on Tue, 08 May 2018 00:58:02 GMT



National Data Shows Firefighters' Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention - NBC 10 Philadelphia


NBC 10 Philadelphia

National Data Shows Firefighters' Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention
NBC 10 Philadelphia
In partnership with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), the NBC10 Investigators sent a confidential online survey to thousands of firefighters across the country to hear directly from them about the impact of post-traumatic stress on ...

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Posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2018 02:09:19 GMT



Treasure Valley firefighters kick off Fill the Boot - Idaho Press-Tribune


Treasure Valley firefighters kick off Fill the Boot
Idaho Press-Tribune
As MDA's largest national partner, the IAFF fuels MDA's mission to find research breakthroughs across diseases, care for kids and adults from day one and provide families with services and support. In 1954 the organization made a commitment to support ...


Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 06:17:50 GMT



Our opinion: For city's firefighters, a deal's a deal - Tallahassee.com


Tallahassee.com

Our opinion: For city's firefighters, a deal's a deal
Tallahassee.com
The IAFF wanted to roll back the rate to 16 percent for the remaining two years of the agreement. It was calculated that doing so would cost the city about $1.3 million. We trust you'll forgive us for suspecting there might be a touch of politics in ...


Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 14:44:00 GMT



Henry County Community Calendar - Henry Herald


Henry Herald

Henry County Community Calendar
Henry Herald
Chuck Carter's family to the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial in Colorado. Boston Butts will be ready at noon May 25 at HCFD Station 3, 3030 Ga. Highway 42 in Stockbridge. Butts are $40 and presales are preferred. Limited delivery is available to ...

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Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 16:59:47 GMT



 

 
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