National Fallen Firefighters Service on Sunday

Expect to see American flags flying at half staff on Sunday in honor of fallen firefighters. 

The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to remember America’s fallen firefighters. 

Since 1992, the tax-exempt, nonprofit Foundation has developed and expanded programs to honor the country’s fallen fire heroes and assist their families and coworkers.

The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will be held Sunday, May 7 to honor firefighters who died in the line of duty.

In accordance with Public Law 107-51, the American flag should be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, May 7 from sunrise to sunset in observance of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.

More on the Fallen Fighters Weekend observance is found here.  

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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