NFFFM Pipes and Drums Introduction

Welcome to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Pipes and Drums website.  This is where all pipes and drums information related to NFFF Memorial Weekend will be located. The page links with specific information are located on the left of the site, on top of the banner.  Please click on them to look around and get what you need. You can sign-up to receive updates via email by clicking on the SUBSCRIPTION button at the top of the page. Please don't hesitate to reach out to one of the band officer contacts for questions you may have. Our mission is to honor our National Fire Service brothers and sisters who have died in the line of duty by providing their families, friends and co-workers with a proper sounding and competent fire service massed band during Memorial Weekend. We look forward to you attending Memorial Weekend with us to honor the fallen.

NFFFPD Memorial Weekend Update 10-1-2020

All, There have been some updates on the website page for the weekend to include having a facemask with you at all times and uniform information for anyone attending Saturday evening at the Ott House. Safe travels, P/M Browning

NFFFPD Memorial Weekend Update 9-25-2020

 The website page for 2020 Memorial Weekend has been updated with information for those attending.  Please go there and see the updates.  Safe travels for all heading into town for the weekend.  ~P/M Browning

NFFFPD Website Update - 9-8-2020

An alternate page has been set up and added on this website for 2020 schedule of events. It is located on the list of pages to the left of the home page.   Everything is still dynamic but we have the times pretty much slotted for the weekends activities. As logistics are finalized, the page will be updated and should be considered the official location for information. Any questions please contact a band officer. ~P/M Browning

Band Update for 2020 Memorial

  ****SPECIAL UPDATE 08/22/2020**** As reported in our last update, Pipes and Drums leadership has been working on a way for the band to honor our fallen during the weekend originally scheduled for Memorial Weekend. I am happy to report that we have received approval to play Sunday morning October 4th, outside at the Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Basilica. This is right next door to the National Fire Academy and we will be utilizing the large field where parking was last year so our beautiful music travels across the area of the memorial. The  TENATIVE  playing time is between 0900-1000 where the band will circle up following whatever outside social distancing rules are in effect here in Maryland and play through all of our sets. Once done, we will need to depart from the site quickly so we do not impede the church services for the day. This event will just be for pipes and drums. Nothing extravagant, no flair, just a group of brothers and sisters getting together to pay respects for our f