The IAFF is now accepting applications for the A. Michael Mullane Political Training Academy, scheduled for March 18-24, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. The deadline for applications is November 30.
Click here to apply. All applicants must also submit a letter of recommendation from their local president.
Behavioral Health and Wellness in the Fire Service
Traditionally, medical and physical fitness have been prioritized above emotional or behavioral fitness in the Fire Service. However, it is clear from the aftermath of 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and other disasters that these priorities are now changing.
The IAFF 53rd Convention officially kicked off in Las Vegas today with a record attendance of more than 2,800 delegates. The Opening Ceremony included General President Harold Schaitberger’s state-of-the-union address, setting the tone for our Convention theme – Strength * Solidarity * Success.
First Responder Presumed Coverage Fund
Pursuant to Public Act 515 of 2014 the First Responder Presumed Coverage Fund is created. The Director of the Workers' Compensation Agency is the administrator of the Fund.