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As the fire and emergency service is on the front-line of any national-level incident, the IAFC has forged working relationships with numerous U.S. federal agencies to enhance the relationship between local and federal responders, and provide the tools and resources needed to jointly succeed in protecting our nation.

Supporting Federal Initiatives

By providing end-user perspective, critical subject matter expertise and efficient administrative management, IAFC has proven itself to be a trusted and effective bridge-builder between federal agencies and the responder community. The IAFC has developed and managed a number of federal initiatives that ensure the program reflects the needs and perspectives of local responders while meeting national objectives, such as:

Partnering for Success

IAFC works actively with federal and other stakeholders on programs and initiatives that provide tools and resources to educate, collaborate, and enhance response, including:

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Subject Matter Expertise

IAFC members are leading experts in the fire and emergency service. 

IAFC has committees and special-interest sections that tap into key subject matters in the fire and emergency service landscape. From disaster response and EMS policy to firefighter safety and environmental sustainability efforts, we can help.

Looking for input in a specific state or region?  IAFC Divisions can be a great resource.

IAFC Membership for Federal and Military Responders

Membership in the IAFC is open to federal and military responders. In addition to the general benefits of membership, IAFC offers a Federal and Military Fire and Emergency Services Section where federal and military fire-EMS personnel can address issues specific to their unique needs.

Learn more about becoming an IAFC member online or contact Member Services at 866-385-9110.


Interested in working with the IAFC? Contact us to see how we can help you.

Nancy Weaver
Grants and Programs Administrator

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