Tag: Firefighter Veterans Initiative

RELEASE: Missouri Firefighter Veterans Initiative is looking for veterans and active service members to participate in introductory firefighting class in southwest Missouri on April 28

JEFFERSON CITY — A new program that recruits and connects recent veterans and active service members to careers in the fire service will be in Cassville on Saturday, April 28, and is seeking participants. Missouri’s “Firefighter Veterans Initiative” introduces participants to firefighting through a one-day intensive of physical skills training, basic classroom instruction and  networking opportunities, all while paired with a mentor from the fire service. “Gov. Greitens was the driving force for this veterans’ […]

Missouri veterans to participate in inaugural Firefighter Veterans Initiative program

Active service members and recent veterans from Missouri will participate in a physically demanding event that hopes to attract military veterans into a career in fire service. The Firefighter Veterans Initiative is a new program to recruit veterans to careers in Missouri’s fire fighting career service and support them through a mentoring program of firefighting professionals. The program was initiated by Gov. Eric Greitens and will be held at the Jefferson City Fire Department Hyde […]