Brothers and Sisters,

Below is an update from Hunter Schappaugh , Pipe Major, IAFF Massed Pipes, regarding the IAFF Memorial.

1) There will be 350 to 400 names read this year
2) The honor guard meeting will most likely be held at the memorial on Thursday evening
3) Registration should open on Monday (7 July)
*If you have not downloaded the IAFF App, please do.
*You may see some questions about COVID on the registration. These questions are for contact tracing purposes and are 100% optional.
4) There will be no family meeting, and there will be 2 host hotels.
5) Tent city will be allowed, although there may be some requirements about spacing.
6) There will be activities on Friday and Saturday evening downtown.
7) Some businesses may still require face coverings. Respect their wishes, we are their guests.

Remember why we are there, be respectful to the families, the flags and our hosts. If you have issues with the COVID precautions or restrictions, get over it or stay home.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to your District Commander.

Fraternally,

Jay Coburn, Commander
AFFI Honor Guard