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August 27-28, 2016
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October 15-16, 2016
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February 25-26, 2017
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June 18, 2017
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June 22, 2017
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September 24, 2016
Queen Anne Texas Hold 'Em Tournament - October 15, 2016
September 23, 2016
Executive Committee Meeting - Ridge VFD - October 15-16, 2016
September 23, 2016
Death Announcement William (Bill) J. Stockum, Bowley's Quarters VFD
September 22, 2016
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September 22, 2016
Mount Airy Vol Fire Co All You Can Eat Wing Feed
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September 27, 2016
Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn
Branchville (convention)
September 27, 2016
Mid-Atlantic Life Safety Conference (MALSC)
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Kossiakoff Conference Center, Laurel, MD
September 28, 2016
Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn
Branchville (convention)
September 28, 2016
Recruitment & Retention Committee Meeting
Odenton Volunteer Fire Company
September 28, 2016
Garrett County Volunteer Firemen's Assn
Gorman
September 28, 2016
Harford County Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Assn
Whiteford
September 29, 2016
Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn
Branchville (convention)
September 29, 2016
Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn
Branchville (convention)
September 30, 2016
Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn
Branchville (convention)
September 30, 2016
Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn
Branchville (convention)
October 1, 2016
Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn
Branchville (convention)
October 1, 2016
Prince George's County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association Convention Parade
Rhode Island Ave, College Park, MD
October 1, 2016
Odenton Volunteer Fire Company Open House and Odenton Day
Odenton Volunteer Fire Company
October 1, 2016
Ducktoberfest Sportsman's Bash
Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company. 161 Ritchie Hwy Severna Park MD 21146
October 1, 2016
Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn
Branchville (convention)
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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY MSFA!

Through the 2016 to 2017 Year, the Maryland State Firemen's Association is celebrating it's 125th year of service to the Emergency Services of the State of Maryland!  During each of the Executive Committee Meeting weekends there will be special activities that we would like to invite you to take part in.  For a full list of these Activities and the schedule around them, please see our MSFA 125th Anniversary Committee page!

MSFA Side-by-side Sprinkler Demonstration Video

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Passing of a Dear Friend and Brother

Member of Member Company Norman Rea, September 13

The Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of William “Bill” Keefe. Brother Keefe was a lifetime member of the department who joined Solomons to serve the his community as a public servant in 1961. He held the ranks of Fire Lieutenant, Chief Engineer and was an intricate piece of our company in many ways until his passing today the 12th of September 2016. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Get ready for the 2016 Application cycle for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program

MSFA Past President David Lewis, August 31

It's time to get ready for the 2016 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program application period, expected to be open for applications in the fall of 2016.

Each year, prior to the application period, the MSFA Grants Committee, in partnership with the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute (MFRI), provide training workshops across the state to help departments prepare a better AFG application. These workshops ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of John Coleman Spiker, Sr.

MSFA Chief Chaplain John Long Jr, August 25

John C. Spiker Sr. was born on February 5th, 1948 in Cumberland Maryland. He is preceded in death by his parents; William Henry Spiker and Edna Elizabeth Spiker. John is survived by his son John C. Spiker Jr. and wife Heather, daughter Crystal, granddaughter Corie, grandsons Nick and Justice, great granddaughter Madeline, brother, William D. Spiker and his wife Kaye, niece Diane and his extended Harrington-Huffman ... (Full Story & Photos)

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9/11 Heroes Run - Travis Manion Foundation - #911HEROESRUN

FESCO President Pete Laake Jr., August 19

5K Run & 1M Fun Run - Navy/Marine Corps Stadium
Sunday September 11th at 2pm

THE 9/11 HEROES RUN UNITES COMMUNITIES INTERNATIONALLY WITH THE GOAL TO NEVER FORGET THE SACRIFICES OF THE HEROES OF SEPTEMBER 11TH AND IN THE WARS SINCE: VETERAN, FIRST RESPONDER, CIVILIAN, AND MILITARY. JOIN US TO RAISE AWARENESS AND HONOR THE FALLEN.

The 9/11 Heroes Run 5k +1M fun run/walk welcomes runners and walkers ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Lifetime Member Raymond Lankford

Member of Member Company Norman Rea, August 03

The Solomons Volunteers regret to announce the passing of lifetime member Raymond Lankford. Mr. Raymond, our longest lifetime member to date, celebrated 60 years of service to the Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department this past year. Born in 1926, Raymond quickly joined the recently establish Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad in May of 1956. Raymond was instrumental in many ways within ... (Full Story & Photos)

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John Hoglund Honored by International Fire Service Training Association

MSFA Treasurer Ron Siarnicki, July 09

This Evening John Hoglund retired director of the University of Maryland, Maryland Fire Rescue Institute was honored by the International Fire Service Training Association Executive Board by the announcement of the establishment of, and being the first recipient of the first Annual John W. Hoglund Award for Meritorious Service to the International Fire Service Training Association! The award was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Waldorf VFD Auxiliary regrets to announce the passing of our lifetime member Mary Coates.

MSFA Committee Chair Thomas Flint, July 06

Mary's funeral arrangements:

Huntts Funeral Home
3035 Old Washington Rd
Waldorf, Md

Viewing Thursday July 7th at Huntts Funeral Home at
2 to 4 & 6 to 8 with Auxiliary prayers at 7pm

Funeral, Friday, July 8th at Huntts Funeral Home at 10am burial at Trinity memorial gardens

Repast at Waldorf VFD Station 3
3245 Old Washington Rd
Waldorf, Md.

If you have any questions please contact:
Becky Hutchins ... (Full Story & Photos)

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UPDATE - West Virginia Flood Assistance

MSFA President Michael Davis, July 01

Here is the current list of much needed items for the folks in West Virginia recovering from floods. I've included a modified version of the letter that I received from Mr. Miller so you all can be as up to date as I am. The main items they are in desperate need are for cleaning and disinfecting supplies as noted, particularly turnout gear sanitation, fans and items to clean up debris and trees. ... (Full Story)


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MSFA chose BlueHarbor because of their unique program, exceptional customer service and solid reputation.  BlueHarbor is a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueYield Inc. BlueYield is proud to be the leading provider of automotive financial services to prestigious companies such as Hertz, BankRate, LendingTree and many others.

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