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  • June 11, 2019
    Led by the NFF and supported by major labor unions and veterans’ organizations, we are asked to fly the Flag of the United States of America in a show of unity, democracy and civility on Flag Day. read more
  • March 28, 2019
    Whether you are already engaged with your members of Congress or have not yet ventured into the political world, now is a great time to get involved. We need you to add your voice to the discussion. read more
  • February 15, 2019
    2019 appropriations bill signed into law which funds federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service, and U.S. Department of Transportation. The bill included a number of increases for fire service programs. read more

Labor-Management Alliance (LMA)

A proactive resource to avoid and eliminate conflict and mistrust between organized labor and management.

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Federal Grants

The IAFC works on the national level to ensure support is available to local departments to keep their communities and personnel safe in ways that contribute regional, state and federal public safety coordination.

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Featured Resources
Research distilled into actionable summaries for the fireground

FRI Research Symposium

August 6, 2019
Atlanta, GA
Presentations and one-on-one discussion of the latest fire-based research and how it can be applied at the local level to improve fire service effectiveness.
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The IAFC department administration topic area focuses on:

  • Budget and fiscal management including the broader economic environment departments operate in
  • Community relations, social media oversight and impact, and reputation management
  • Data and analysis
  • LODD and PSOB guidance and ceremony protocol
  • Strategic planning and department policy

IAFC Diversity Executive Leadership Program (iDELP)

Chief John Butler (Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department) and Chief Nathan Trauernicht (University of California, Davis Fire Department) discuss how the program is going one year since its inception, what they are expecting from the iDELP Fellows for the final year, and what’s next for iDELP.