Fire Corps Award of Excellence Nomination Period to Open December 1

The 2013 Fire Corps Award of Excellence nomination period will be open from December 1, 2012, to February 1, 2013. The nomination period is earlier this year to allow representatives from the winning program to attend the National Volunteer Fire Council’s spring meeting and awards banquet in Alexandria, VA, May 10-12, 2013.

Sponsored by the International Fire Service Training Association and Fire Protection Publications, the Fire Corps Award of Excellence honors a Fire Corps program whose remarkable achievements in the fire and emergency services and the community exemplify outstanding performance.

Recognize the dedication and achievements of your Fire Corps volunteers by nominating your program for the Award of Excellence. Full details and criteria are available on the Fire Corps web site at