Tag Archives: National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Full Coverage: Firehouse Expo 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

As you know, Willie Wines Jr., Kevin Totten, and I climbed 110 stories as a part of the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Firehouse Expo. We climbed with 320 others, some of whom we knew already and others who we met for the first time. The event was a huge success. All I can really say is that you have to participate in one to really understand.

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Video: CBS Sunday Morning Showcases Volunteer Firefighters, The NFFF, and The Family of Steven Koeser

At this years National Fallen Firefighter Foundation Memorial Service, I had the opportunity to meet so many families and other survivors of our Fallen Brothers. One of those families was of Fallen Brother Steven "Peanuts" Koeser. What I do have to share is the video from CBS Sunday Morning this morning showcasing Volunteer Firefighters, The National Fallen Firefighter Foundation, NFFF Memorial Weekend, and the family of Steven Koeser.

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NFFF Memorial Weekend in Retrospect

The following morning, John, Willie, and I set everything up. However, we were not prepared for what would come next...Our goal was to record audio accounts of Fallen Brothers and Sisters as told by their loved ones. This might seem like an easy task...it was not.

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