Fire department Class A Dress Uniforms have rediscovered its roots across a wide swatch of America’s Firefighting community and it can be attributed to 1991′s Desert Storm.
Mobilizing the National Guard back in 1991 provided military experience to a half generation of firefighters that are now of officer age. Having military experience provides a basis for understanding the value of being able to separate the secular for the sacred and this translates into an appreciation of Class A Dress Uniforms.
Fire department Class A Uniforms are by definition a department’s most dressy uniform.
That said, fire department class a uniforms are ‘all over the wall’. Traditionally, Class A dress uniforms included a jacket and dress cap. The ‘baby boomer’ generation lost the cap, but kept the dress jacket. this generation is bringing it back.
Fire dept. Class A Dress Uniforms were ordered today by the fire department at Dugway Proving Grounds in Utah.
“The Department of Defense is finally getting a handle on making fire departments under their purview buy the dress uniforms for which the money was allocated”. Steve Cohen, Pres.
Amarillo Fire Dept. purchased over $4,000.00 worth of Class A Dress Uniforms as they continue to implement a very classy dress uniform program.
Familiarize yourself with the BUP, or someone you love might miss out on making their ‘last call’ in a Class A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAEangVKRJs
Continuity of a Class A Dress Uniform programs hinge on the ‘little things’. Maltese Crosses, sleeve striping, fabric consistency are, in a perfect world, the responsibility of the supplier.
The reality, however, is that the supplier is far removed from the source of product and cannot in any way, guarantee that continuity.
FD Class A Dress Uniforms, long thought of as not part of rural America’s fire service tradition is about to be turned on its head.
The Lighthouse Uniform Company has aimed its guns at ‘dressing up’ rural America’s Fire Service. We are calling the effort Rural + B = A and the goal is to create an environment that enables every firefighter, paid or volunteer, to salute and honor their own. Steve Cohen, Pres.
Congratulations to Robert Brader on his nearly a decade as FS Director of Eddy County Fire Service.They are is losing a well dressed leader.
FD Class A Dress Uniforms are finding their way into America’s rural fire departments. Why? a prevailing theory is that 911 has created a shared moment across the fire service community and a shared moment requires a shared activity, in this case wearing one’s Class A Dress Uniform.
The difference between the Fire Service’s relationship to dress uniforms and the EMS community’s; economic downturns derail EMS dress uniform programs and it defers Fire Service.