Monthly Archives: April 2012

Council and Chapter Blazers being shipped to NE.

Mike Anderson of Clay Center, NE ordered his red and purple Templarblazers in anticipation of upcoming meetings. “The Knights Templars continue to grow where many fraternal organizations continue to shrink. I think Class A Dress Uniforms play a measurable role”.  Steve … Continue reading

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WA State Firefighter scrambles to get ready for wedding

Pacific County Fire District #1′s Jeff Archer orders up his dress uniform to get married in. “Firefighters ordering a Class A Dress Uniform to get married in is happening more and more.  The fact of the matter, it is not … Continue reading

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Chicago’s First Lady Cruise Ship gets ready to sail.

A thank you to Anna Lisa Sheridan and the Chicago’s First Lady Cruise Ship for their  recent order. “It is a sure sign that Spring is here when the cruise ships start ordering uniforms, shoulder boards and dress caps”.  Steve … Continue reading

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The Knights Templars continue to dresses up.

A thank you to John Haight, North Bennington, VT Knights Templar for his dress uniform order. “Selling dress uniforms by mail order, regardless whether it is a Fire Department, Yacht Club or Fraternal Order is not easy.  It takes an … Continue reading

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Pueblo FD takes advantage of Lighthouse ‘Guarantee of Satisfaction’.

Pueblo,CO’s Rocky Puffer exchanged his dress cap for one that fit. “The Fire Service adoption of the FDNY Bell Cap, which is round, created an inordinate number of wrong cap sizes, both for Class A’ and Honor Guard uniform orders.  We … Continue reading

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Bereavement Uniform Program may have found ‘champion’ in Effingham Chief

Chief Joe Holomy graciously offered to aim Bereavement Uniform information to the right people in the Illinois Fire Chief Association hierarchy. “Every Fire Service organization has its own personality and that personality ebbs and flows behind its leadership.  The was … Continue reading

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Opening Day of boating season rocks the Lighthouse.

The Lighthouse Uniform Company is probably 90% mail order, except for the two weeks prior to Opening Day of Boating Season.  For two weeks we are inundated with people needing dress white uniforms.

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West I-10 Fire Department purchases blue ‘B’ uniform dress shirts.

Getting ready for the season, the West I 10 FD ordered 8 blue dress shirts, American Flag patches and 50 mourning bands. “Quite often departments order a significant number of mourning bands.  They like to have them available, just in … Continue reading

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Garden City Fire Department puts dress uniforms on its Lieutenants.

Garden City FD continues the process of dressing up its fire department by working its way down the ranks. “Every department feels different about how it builds its Class A Dress Uniform Program.  Optimally, everyone gets a dress uniform at … Continue reading

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Chanhassen FD joins the ranks of the Fire Service Dress Uniform world.

Chanhassen FD, Chanhassen, MN outfitted another firefighter in Class A’s. “Cap badges, jacket badges and collar pins all play a role in the identification of firefighters.  We are beginning to see more and more departments design custom cap badges.  It is a … Continue reading

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