At the IAFC’s Annual FRI Conference, the VCOS (Volunteer Combination Officers Section) responded to our Bereavement Uniform Program presentation with a motion which was passed to formally adopt and promote the BUP through its good offices.
“Recognition of the Bereavement Uniform Program by the VCOS is huge. The VCOS is the natural connector between the paid and volunteer firefighting worlds, both logistically and emotionally. The Fire Service took a big step in creating the opportunity for all its members to be recognized for their service with a dress uniform available for them to answer their ‘last alarm’. Steve Cohen, Pres.