The Training Officer Recognition Award

The VCOS and TargetSolutions are pleased to announce the Training Officer Recognition Award, which is designed to acknowledge exemplary conduct befitting of a training officer. The award will recognize an individual who has demonstrated a significant role in fire service training through creativity, commitment to best practices and operational effectiveness at their department.

What Is Required to Be Nominated?

Nominees should be chiefs, training officers, or others acquainted with training

Nominees should demonstrate innovative methods for training (i.e. implementing new technologies, creativity with training, etc.)

Nominees must be an IAFC member, or come from a department where the department or the chief is an active IAFC member

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What Is Required of the Winning Recipient?

If possible, the recipient (or a representative on behalf of the recipient) will attend the 2020 FRI conference to receive the award during the VCOS Annual Meeting (Aug. 20 from Noon to 1 p.m.).

What Will the Winning Recipient Receive?

Free registration at 2020 Fire-Rescue International or a different event in the future

Round-trip airfare to the 2020 Fire-Rescue International Conference and a 3-night hotel stay (provided by TargetSolutions and the VCOS)

Recognition at VCOS section meetings

A 2020 VCOS Training Officer Recognition plaque commemorating the award

Important Dates to Remember

The nomination period will conclude on June 26. The winner will be announced by VCOS and TargetSolutions in early July. Fire-Rescue International will be held Aug. 19-21 in Phoenix, Ariz.