I was a firefighter for 32 years; approximately one year with the United States Forest Service, 4 years crash/rescue as a civilian firefighter with the United States Air Force and 27 years with the City of Tucson, Arizona. I am now retired from the fire service with a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in sculpture. I am currently creating Bronze Firefighter Statues and Memorials.
I was selected to be featured in “Good Company” a…
Honoring The Fallen
The Challenges of Public Memorial Planning
By Meghaun Campbell for Paul Olesniewicz
When firefighters pass away in the line of duty, their department and their community want to offer them a fitting tribute. One way communities and departments choose to commemorate their fallen heroes is a public memorial. Unfortunately, establishing a public memorial can be a long and arduous process. It requires flexibility, dedication, and determination on the part…Continue