SEVENTH ANNUAL OREGON FALLEN FIRE FIGHTERS MEMORIAL HONORS 163 OREGON MEN AND WOMEN
Please join the Oregon Fire Service Honor Guard and the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training as they host the seventh annual Oregon Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 1 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the Oregon Public Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Highway SE, Salem. The Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial is a tribute to fire service professionals and their families who have made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting lives and property across the state.
Following the featured speakers, honor guard members will call out the names of Oregon's fallen, toll the fire bell in their honor and place two wreaths next to the memorial wall recognizing deceased career, volunteer and wildland fire fighters. The U.S. flag will be ceremonially folded and placed at the memorial wall as well. The event will end with a bagpipe tribute of "Amazing Grace," and a bugler playing the solemn notes of "Taps." If you have any questions regarding the Memorial, please contact Julie Olsen-Fink, Fire Certification Supervisor at 503.378.2297 or by email at email@example.com.
APPARATUS SOUGHT FOR OREGON FALLEN FIRE FIGHTERS MEMORIAL CEREMONY
The Oregon Fire Service Honor Guard is inviting fire departments and districts from around the state to attend this year's Oregon Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Ceremony, 1 p.m., Thursday, September 20, 2012 at the Oregon Public Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Highway SE, Salem. The Honor Guard is also inviting departments and districts to help make the event a bigger and better success, this year, by not only attending, but bringing along working or antique apparatus. All pieces of equipment are welcome at the event and will add to the overall professionalism of the ceremony.