May 2005
Fire Chief;May2005, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p13
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Reports on developments involving associations and institutions related to fire service in the U.S. Conferment of the 2005 Organization of the Year Award to the International Fire Service Training Association/Oklahoma State University; Grant received by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to implement the 16 Line-of-Duty Death Initiatives produced from a summit of fire service organizations; Recognition of the International Association of Fire Fighters for fund-raising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


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