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    Member Update 7/1/2022
    07/01/22 - IAFF Local 1264
    Brother and Sisters,              I’d like to start off by saying I am very thankful for your support during the election.  Being on the E-board has been a goal of mine and receiving your support makes the goal that much more special.
    Testing the system
    06/07/22 - IAFF Local 1264
    AFD Night Out
    04/07/22 - IAFF Local 1264
    Body found after car fire
    11/22/19 - IAFF Local 1264
    New members wanted
    08/06/18 - IAFF Local 1264
    Anchorage Fire Fighters Promote CPR
    11/20/15 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Anchorage Fire Fighters, with collaboration from the Anchorage Fire Department, recently launched an awareness website titled Anchorage Survivors.  This website looks to educate the public on the importance of calling 911 and early bystander "hands-on CPR" to achieve the goal of increased sudden cardiac event survivability in their community.
    IAFF Dispatch: Episode 1
    09/25/15 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Rebuild
    09/25/15 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    A moment for our Veterans
    05/22/15 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    IAFF Plates now available...
    02/10/15 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Members of the International Association of Firefighters now have an IAFF Alaska License Plate available for purchase through the State of Alaska DMV.  To see the plate and get details, go to http://doa.alaska.gov/dmv/plates/fraternal_organization.htm. To order a plate, print and fill out the 803FO Form found here http://doa.alaska.gov/dmv/forms/pdfs/803FO.pdf.
    Fire Standards Council Appointment
    01/03/15 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    We are please to announce the appointment of AKPFFA member Jake Bender to the Alaska Fire Standards Council.  Jake will be occupying the seat dedicated to the AKPFFA after a successful legislative effort to include the IAFF in discussions regarding state standards and certifications.
    In their words...
    12/08/14 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Every year our members spend countless hours in their respective communities support local charities and groups.  A favorite of the IAFF for over 60 years has been our Fill the Boot program.  You see us every year around Labor Day standing alongside roadways holding our boots high in hopes that you will help us fill them with contributions to support a very worthwhile cause.
    2014 Candidate Endorsements
    10/28/14 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    HB 116 is signed to law
    07/16/14 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    House Bill 116 (HB 116) was passed by the Alaska Legislature on April 18, 2014, and signed into law by Governor Parnell on July 11, 2014.  This bill provides additional benefits under AS 39.35.
    IAFF Launches Campaign Against Texting and Driving
    07/11/14 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Texting and driving is an epidemic sweeping our nation and your community is not immune. With an average of 3,000 deaths per year, it’s time to put an end to distracted driving. As fire fighters, it is our responsibility to keep the community safe and we see texting and driving as one of the most preventable risks across the nation today.
    AKPFFA Convention Kicks Off In Ketchikan
    04/29/14 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Brothers and Sisters - I want to start by welcoming you to Ketchikan and the  2014 AKPFFA convention. We are very fortunate to be able to gather in such a wonderful place and have such willing hosts.  Please be sure and thank President Tracy Mettler, Jeff Jones and all the Ketchikan members for their wonderful hospitality.
    Six Degress to Degree Success - IAFF Blog
    04/21/14 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Making the decision to go back to school can be a little overwhelming. As your union, we understand and we are here to help you through this process. First, there is no ‘right way,’ nor is there ‘one path.’ Getting your degree or deciding to take courses is something that has to meet your busy firehouse and family schedules.
    Anchorage Fire Department LODD Service:
    03/10/14 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Update on Anchorage Firefighter LODD of Brother Jeffery Bayless: Saturday March 15th 1:00pm - Class A procession for AFD Fire Station 1 to the Egan Convention Center 2:00pm - Celebration of Brother Jeff Bayless's life - Egan Convention Center Hotels offering discounted rates (Group Code "Anchorage Fire Department") $99 - Hotel Captain Cook 800-843-1950 www.
    AKPFFA Board Members Begin Legislative Efforts
    02/11/14 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    The final session of the 28th Legislature in Juneau gaveled in this January and with opening business came the introduction of House Bill 247 (HB247) "Peace Officer and Firefighter Retirement" by Representative Lindsey Holmes.  This bill outlines a variable benefit systemt that will afford our Tier IV members in public safety a sustainable benefit for retirement and medical.
    Alaska has success in 2 Coats for Kids events
    10/23/13 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Anchorage - The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) recently agreed on a commitment to endorse a program created to provide American made coats to less fortunate kids.  The program, aptly named Coats for Kids, has quickly taken to the IAFF community with overwhelming results.
    Alaska is gearing up for "Fill the Boot"
    08/07/13 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Muscular Dystrophy Association is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.
    An American radio legend gives his view...
    02/18/13 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Building the Future of Our Fire Service
    01/08/13 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    On the campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) you can find a unique group of young people that consider pursuing a higher education a priority.  What makes them unique; they serve as full time student firefighters for the UAF Fire Department while attending.
    WSCFF President Named to Washington Governor-Elect's Transition Committee
    11/28/12 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Washington Governor Elect Jay Inslee announced recent appointments to his transition team as he prepares to office.  Among those chosen to assist in this new administration was Washington State Council of Fire Fighters President Kelly Fox.
    IAFF Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
    11/14/12 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Dear IAFF Leader, This is an urgent appeal directly from one IAFF leader to another.   Thousands of our members who were on the frontlines during “Super Storm” Sandy had their personal lives completely destroyed or washed away by a massive storm while they were at work saving the lives and homes of others.
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