Registration Now Open 
 Fall 2017 FO I & II Courses

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Only the Brave 

All men are created equal… then, a few become firefighters. Only the Brave, based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, is the heroic story of one unit of local firefighters that through hope, determination, sacrifice, and the drive to protect families, communities, and our country become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the country. As most of us run from danger, they run toward it - they watch over our lives, our homes, everything we hold dear, as they forge a unique brotherhood that comes into focus with one fateful fire.


ONLY THE BRAVE is a tribute to the bravery you all display every day. As we watch the actions of first responders across the country in real time, please spread the word that ONLY THE BRAVE shines a light on these everyday heroes. Support our brothers and sisters by going to see ONLY THE BRAVE in theaters on October 20th.

Be Prepared for Promotion and Leadership Workshops 
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 To register online:  Be Prepared Online Registration
   LAST SERIES OF THE YEAR Nov 15-17, 2017 - Addison IL
 Thank you to our vendors and attendees
 that made our 67th Annual Conference
 a tremendous success!
 Mark your calendar's for the 68th Annual Conference
 October 14-17, 2018 - Peoria Illinois



 48th Annual Symposium
 May 16-18, 2018, East Peoria IL
 VCOC Conference 
 September 15-16, 2018
 Bloomington/Normal Marriott
 68th Annual Conference
 October 14-17, 2018, Peoria IL

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