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FAMA Awards 2020 Phillip L. Turner Scholarship to Genevieve Tan

The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association (FAMA) awarded its 2020 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship to University of Maryland student Genevieve Tan. Genevieve was selected to receive the $5,000 scholarship in recognition of her outstanding educational accomplishments and commitment. Tan graduated high school with an Associate Degree in General Engineering. She originally enrolled in the University of Maryland’s Bioengineering program but, found the emphasis on micro-scale processes to be too disconnected from serving humanity. When she discovered the Fire Protection Engineering program, she immediately knew it was a perfect fit. A career in fire protection will allow her to help people through improving safety. more


COVID-19 - Fire and Emergency Services Letter

Dear Vice President Pence, As the leader of the White House’s Coronavirus Task Force, we write to you today to draw your attention to the needs of America’s fire and emergency services personnel in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Across the country, firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), and paramedics are on the front lines battling COVID-19 and it is critical that they have the supplies and resources needed to preserve their safety as they work to ensure the health and safety of their communities. As the Task Force continues to coordinate the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask you to address the following needs of the fire and emergency services: more


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