Monthly Archives: December 2014

Iowa Fire Chiefs Association assigns ‘champion’ to Bereavement Uniform Program

A thank you is in order to the Iowa Fire Chiefs Association for deciding to be part of the effort to supply a Class A Dress Uniform to every ‘passing’ firefighter in Iowa. “Having Ellen Hagen, the Iowa L.A.S.T. Coordinator … Continue reading

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Idaho takes early lead in honoring every ‘passing’ firefighter with a dress uniformed funeral.

Thanks to Northern Lakes FD Deputy Chief Pat Riley, Kootenai County, ID has taken the ‘pole position’ in making a Class A Dress Uniform available to every firefighter for burial purposes, as a matter of social contract. “DC Pat Riley … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Uniform Company’s effort to provide Class A dress uniform’s to honor all fallen firefighters evolves.

The Lighthouse’s Bereavement Uniform Program has developed it’s own acronym BUP I.O.U. and is taking root is a handful of states. “The Bereavement Uniform Program’s stated goal of making available a Class A dress uniform to any family wanting one … Continue reading

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Bereavement Uniform Program’s BUP I.O.U. Playbook is now available in a dropbox file

The following link will take you to Lighthouse Uniform Company’s  Bereavement Uniform Program BUP I.O.U. Playbook file.  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gt1jijqmk9ocy79/AAASKCNroPjIoIZalZ1O1h3ka?dl=0 “The BUP I.O.U. program and playbook are the culmination of almost three years of trying to raise the level and manner in … Continue reading

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Bereavement Uniform Program is being handed off

BEREAVEMENT UNIFORM PROGRAM is being handed off. Greetings from the Lighthouse Uniform Company, Bereavement Uniform Program (BUP) headquarters. Please take the few minutes to read this. What you do after reading this will impact your state’s retired firefighters and their … Continue reading

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