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    Default National Fire Academy Open Enrollment

    Every FF should aspire to attend the NFA just once. The enrollment period is now open.
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    National Fire Academy Announces Second Semester Enrollment Period Is Now Open

    EMMITSBURG, MD -- The United States Fire Administrationís (USFA) National Fire Academy (NFA) is now accepting applications for its second semester residential program, which begins April 1, 2004 and ends September 30, 2004. The enrollment and application period for the second semester officially opens today, November 1 and will close December 31, 2003.

    Applications received that are post-marked after the open enrollment period, cannot be accepted. General eligibility requirements include substantial involvement in fire prevention and control, emergency medical services, fire-related emergency management activities or other allied professions. Applicants must also meet specific selection criteria for each course.

    To find out more about the National Fire Academy and to obtain a General Admission's Application to apply for second semester residential training courses and programs, please go to http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fire-service/nfa/nfa.shtm.

    On March 1, 2003, FEMA became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. FEMA's continuing mission within the new department is to lead the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. FEMA also initiates proactive mitigation activities, trains first responders, and manages Citizen Corps, the National Flood Insurance Program and the U.S. Fire Administration.

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    You failed to mention an important point:

    IT'S FREE! (transportation and housing included)

    Good training, great people.
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    a ship in a harbor is safe. . . but that's not what ships are for

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