VFCA Federal/Military Section
A message from Deputy Chief Kevin Good, Federal/Military Chair of the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association Board of Directors:
On behalf of the VFCA, I welcome you to the Federal / Military section site. We represent the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders whose members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, large-scale response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety policy. As a section we strive to meet current and future challenges and act as a strong voice for Federal Fire & Emergency Services personnel across the Commonwealth of Virginia.
We are very proud of our section’s collaborative efforts across the Commonwealth, our members continue striving to promote and support regulations and legislation that result in advanced safety to life and property. These efforts improve the conditions for emergency services personnel locally and worldwide. Through the VFCA, we are emerging Federal Fire & Emergency Services organizations and their team members beyond federal fence lines. Ensuring our local communities, our first responders, and our Commonwealth are equipped, trained, ready, and resilient for all hazards responses, regardless of jurisdictional boundaries.
Section members are currently comprised of individuals representing the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Air Force, Bureau of Land Management, Veterans Administration, Forest Service, Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Homeland Security, and the Virginia National Guard. We welcome all ranks, department types or position, the VFCA FED/MIL Section is here to serve you. Count on us to help you gain knowledge, build confidence and pave your path to advancing your leadership.
Finally, I ask you to stay engaged and help us shape the future of fire protection and safety through this section with technical experts who have worldwide leadership experience in the fire service. Stay safe and please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or suggestions for this great section. Thank You for committing to a lifestyle and a profession of “Taking Care of People.”
Yours In Service,
Kevin Good, CFPS
Deputy Chief, USAG Fort Belvoir Fire & Emergency Services
History of VFCA Federal/Military Section Leadership