Fire Corps Award of Excellence Nomination Period Now Open

Fire Corps is excited to announce that the 2012 Award of Excellence nomination period is now open. Applications must be received by May 25.

Sponsored by the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) and Fire Protection Publications (FPP), this award honors a Fire Corps program whose remarkable achievements in the fire and emergency services and the community exemplify outstanding performance. The Award recipient will be presented at the 2012 National Advisory Committee Meeting in the greater Washington, DC area this September.

Recognize your outstanding program by nominating them for this distinguished honor. Visit for more information, including criteria, nomination materials, and past winners.

Award Sponsors
The mission of IFSTA is to identify areas of need for training materials and foster the development and validation of training materials for the fire service and related areas. IFSTA is an association of fire service personnel who are dedicated to upgrading firefighting techniques and safety through training.

FPP, a department of Oklahoma State University, is the headquarters for IFSTA. Fire Protection Publications’ primary function is to publish and disseminate training manuals as proposed and validated by IFSTA.  



 Hernando County Fire Corps won the 2011 Fire Corps Award of Excellence.