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2017 Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service

The annual Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service is held each year on the last Sunday in September, which has been designated as the state’s official day to honor Minnesota’s fallen firefighters. Each event recognizes dozens of people, including newly discovered… Continue Reading →

2017 National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Weekend

October 7 – 8, 2017 is the date for the National Fallen Firefighter Memorial weekend. It will honor Firefighters who died in the Line of Duty during 2016 and previous years. New Families & Returning Survivors The weekend features special… Continue Reading →

Flags at half-staff – 1 Aug 2017

Governor Dayton Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Observation of Tenth Anniversary of I-35W Bridge Collapse ST. PAUL, MN – In honor and remembrance of those who were killed or injured in the Interstate 35W Bridge collapse a decade ago, Governor… Continue Reading →

Flags at half-staff – May 29

Flags should be at half-staff from sunrise to noon on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017. For a good article to read, go to http://mn.gov/mdva/blog/index.jsp?id=1066-295004

Flags at half-staff on May 15

President John F. Kennedy declared the first Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15, 1962, as a tribute to peace officers and in honor of peace officers who, through their courageous deeds, lost their lives or became disabled in the… Continue Reading →

Flags at half-staff on April 6, 2017

Both President Trump and Governor Dayton have issued proclamations to have flags flown at half-staff on Thursday, April 5, 2017 on the day of internment for John Glenn. Astronaut John Glenn will be buried at Arlington Cemetery. The proclamation from… Continue Reading →

Flags at half-staff on February 3, 2017

Governor Dayton Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Honor of Immortal Four Chaplains Day ST. PAUL, MN – In observance of the 74th Anniversary of the tragic sinking of the United States Army transport Dorchester off the coast of Greenland,… Continue Reading →

Flags back to full-staff 12/17/2016 at sunset

Governor Dayton Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Honor of John Glenn ST. PAUL, MN – In honor and remembrance of John Glenn, and in accordance with the proclamation issued by President Barack Obama, Governor Mark Dayton ordered all U.S…. Continue Reading →

December 7, 2016 – Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

The year 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. All flags should be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset. Presidential Proclamation NATIONAL PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY, 2016 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF… Continue Reading →

Give to the Max Day – November 17, 2016

MFFMA is proud to be part of the Give to the Max Day once again.  We are working towards a scholarship program and your donation will help us reach that goal.  You can view our donation page at https://givemn.org/organization/mffma. About GiveMN… Continue Reading →

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