National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, Emmitsburg

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  • June 19, 2017
    The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial is located on the grounds of the joint National Fire Academy and FEMA's Emergency Management Institute located in Emmitsburg Maryland. Located on the historic...  more »
  • June 12, 2017
    I was here for training and had access to the site. You do have to go through security to get here so I would check to see what is needed to visit this site. There are several memorials on the campus ...  more »
  • March 28, 2017
    Take the time to see the memorial as well as the bricks with names throughout the campus. Not as big space wise as the law enforcement memorial in WA DC, but worth the stop.  more »
  • May 2, 2017
    The first visit was tough. Overwhelmed before even getting close but after a couple more visits over the years I have found more peace. Thank you Sammie Waddell. A fine example for a young firefighter to follow at the time and a moment that changed both of our lives forever. Thankful that this respectful memorial was built for us to cope, revit service with one another and to give insight to those entering the service.
  • July 10, 2017
    Absolutely overwhelming..... all the names from all the years. I tried to take a picture of them all. My only complaint is because of where it is, there is no access to public restrooms.
  • May 31, 2017
    Memorial is fabulous and very much a great place to visit if or if not you know someone that is a firefighter.
  • October 10, 2016
    Located at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland, this impressive memorial records the names and service locations of firefighters who have paid the ultimate price to protect and serve other people and property. An emotional journey is in store for anyone involved in, or related to someone in fire-rescue service. Each year the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation presents a massive memorial service, including candlelight vigil the evening before the main service. Hundreds of surviving family members of the brave fallen men and women attend these services; accompanied and attended by thousands of fire service honor guard, pipe and drum musicians, fire-rescue personnel, friends and family. This event is truly inspiring. Under normal weather circumstances, the events are open to the public. Everyone however must pass through a security checkpoint.
  • June 3, 2017
    Was there to honor a friend killed in the line of duty

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