Nominations Sought for 2017 Courage and Valor Award

Courage and Valor Award 2017


The Courage and Valor Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award, which will be presented at next year’s Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The award presentation will take place during the Wednesday Opening Ceremony, and the recipient will receive a check for $35,000.

The Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award is presented every year at FDIC to a firefighter who has exemplified extreme courage in the line of duty.

Download a the nomination form (6.2 MB, PDF) and send in you submissions today, or simply use this easy online form HERE. The submissions deadline is January 7, 2017.

For more information on the award and past winners, go to

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