Fallen Firefighters Honored in Emmitsburg, MD
Every October, the National Fallen Fire Fighters Foundation sponsors an official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year. The ceremony includes the placing of a Presidential Wreath at the monument and dedication of a plaque honoring those who died in the line-of-duty. Thousands are expected to be in attendance at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend October 5-7, 2013.
The Memorial Weekend is a time for sharing and healing for the families of fallen firefighters. Representatives from Honor Guard and Pipe Band Units participate as part of this solemn tribute and commemoration of fallen loved ones. Families in attendance have expressed how much they appreciate the honor bestowed upon their loved ones at the national tribute.
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