Headlines

2017

August

Let’s Assist Responders, Victims in Texas
August 31, 2017

Cowger Appointed to VCOS Board
August 29, 2017

VCOS at Firehouse Expo
August 25, 2017

July

New VCOS Resources: Yellow Ribbon Report on Mental Wellness & the "Be Inclusive" Poster
July 21, 2017

June

VCOS FRI Award/Scholarship Winners Announced
June 23, 2017

Results of VCOS Election
June 13, 2017

2016

November

IAFC-VCOS Holds Another Sold-Out Symposium in the Sun
November 14, 2016

October

Kidde Announces Winner of "Step Up and Stand Out" Contest
October 21, 2016

May

IAFC Declares Support for National Fire Service Cancer Initiative
May 13, 2016

February

Kidde, Craig Morgan and Fire Service Organizations Kick Off "Step Up and Stand Out"
February 11, 2016

January

Video: Chief Tim Wall details free resources available to help chiefs run their volunteer and combination departments
January 14, 2016

2015

November

Stay Vigilant in Light of Paris Attacks
November 14, 2015

IAFC, VCOS, Kidde Home Safety Team Up with Country Music Star to Recognize Volunteer Firefighters
November 6, 2015

August

IAFC, NVFC Release Report on POV Safety for ESO Responses
August 27, 2015

March

Benjamin Franklin Award for Valor: Nominations Now Being Accepted
March 1, 2015

February

The Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association Announces the Kick-Off of the Everyday Hero Recruitment Campaign
February 28, 2015

IAFC Supports Bill to Protect Volunteer Incentives
February 27, 2015

January

IAFC Applauds Bill to Protect Volunteer Fire Departments
January 13, 2015

2014

November

Firehouse.com Article on VCOS 20th Anniversary
November 13, 2014

IAFC Announces Gift to Firefighter Cancer Support Group
November 12, 2014

July

IAFC VCOS and TargetSolutions Announce Winner of 2014 Training Officer Recognition Award
July 28, 2014

January

Check out the new Near Miss Reporting System
January 27, 2014

Treasury Clarifies Treatment of Volunteer Firefighters According to PPACA
January 10, 2014

2013

December

Chief Bill Metcalf, IAFC president, interviewed on Fox and Friends about effects of the PPACA on volunteer fire departments
December 22, 2013

Now Available: Medical Evaluation Implementation Guide
December 18, 2013

National Fire Service Organizations Address Volunteer Fire Service Concerns With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
December 11, 2013

NIOSH Respirators User Notice: Chemical Warfare Agents
December 3, 2013

November

How Will You Use Public Safety Broadband?
November 19, 2013

FIRE 20/20 Introduces Free Diversity Recruitment Video for Volunteer and Combination Departments
November 15, 2013

September

Two New Active Shooter Resources Available
September 19, 2013

Firefighter Cancer Support Network Publishes Paper
September 5, 2013

August

Pegram and Carter Win VCOS FRI Scholarships
August 22, 2013

May

Buckman Wins the NVFC Lifetime Achievement Award
May 22, 2013

February

You and ISO
February 23, 2013