Connecticut Fire Officer's Weekend
Applications are now available for the 2009 Connecticut Fire Officer's Weekend at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland March 27, 28 & 29, 2009. This weekend is a chance for numerous Connecticut fire service personnel to experience the superior level of fire related education available at the National Fire Academy. Applicants have a choice of one of six classes including four which include fire marshal credit. Applicants are requested to prioritize their class choices from 1-6, final class assignments are determined by officer rank and years in rank. Please review and download the attached Brochure to review information pertaining to available classes, your arrival at the NFA, as well as NFA policies. The cost of the weekend is $125.00 which includes lodging and meals. Students are responsible to provide their own transportation to and from the National Fire Academy. The attached Weekend Application must be completely filled out, signed by your department chief, and returned to the Connecticut Fire Academy registrar by Tuesday February 17, 2009.
The Connecticut Fire Officer's Weekend agenda includes a Memorial Service on Friday evening at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, followed by an orientation and a social gathering in the Student Center. Saturday is a full day of classes with a barbecue in the evening. Classes run through mid-afternoon on Sunday prior to dismissal. The Connecticut Fire Officer's Weekend is not only a tremendous learning opportunity but also a great way to network with other fire personnel and instructors.