Monthly Archives: November 2014

New Jersey’s Firefighting community moves to the front of the line

Thanks to Jerry Naylis, the newest member of the New Jersey State Fireman’s Association Executive Board, the chances of every New Jersey firefighter being buried in a Class A Dress Uniform went up exponentially. “When everything is said and done, … Continue reading

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Washington’s Fire Departments responding to call for Class A Dress Uniform donations

South King Fire & Rescue is the latest fire department to step up and commit to donating Class A Dress Uniforms for use by the Bereavement Uniform Program. “Most departments with a Class A Dress Uniform Program have surplus dress … Continue reading

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Desire for Class A Dress Uniform for burial purposes more important to some.

Leadership in a handful of states have stepped up to find out more about the Bereavement Uniform Program’s BUP I.O.U. effort. Optimists would say great.  Pessimists would say, that’s it. “People are funny.  You’d think a offer to bury grandpa … Continue reading

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Bereavement Uniform Program BUP I.O.U. Playbook is available

The Bereavement Uniform Program’s shifting of gears from macro to micro led to the development of the BUP I.O.U. Playbook. “Making a Class Dress Uniform available for burial purposes, at no cost to any family  requesting one has been harder … Continue reading

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Bereavement Uniform Program’s newest effort BUP I.O.U. is catching on

The Lighthouse Uniform Company recognizing that changes in long held beliefs percolate up, not trickle down has introduced a grassroots effort to reach the retired firefighting community.  The program is called BUP I.O.U. (introduce – Organize – utilize).  At it’s … Continue reading

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