IAFF Local #711

Chicago Heights Fire Fighters

IAFF Local #711

Honor Guard

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Chicago Heights IAFF Local #711

Members of the AFFI & IAFF.

Providing Emergency Medical Services

Protecting Chicago Heights 24 hours a day.

Providing Fire Protection

Protecting Chicago Heights 24 hours a day.

Life Property Tradition

Local #711 was established January 19, 1942

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Chicago Heights IAFF Local 711 Honor Guard

AFFI Honor Guard

Chicago Heights Local 711 Honor Guard members are a part of the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois Honor Guard.  The AFFI Honor Guard is the largest statewide union honor guard in the International Association of Fire Fighters across the United States and Canada.  Our Honor Guard Members represent Chicago Heights Fire Department and Chicago Heights IAFF Local 711 at Line of Duty Death funerals, participate in events such at the Illinois Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial in Springfield, the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial in Colorado Springs, Co., local parades & events.  


The Honor Guard Oath:

To Honor,
To Cherish,
To Rember,
To Salute,
With Overhwelming Pride,
For you, My Comrade I will

2018 Annual AFFI Honor Guard Induction Ceremony

Local Commander Wendell Thomas, New inductee Tyler Zeibert, Training Coordinator Jewell Johnson, and Eric Ruskey. Not pictured First Shirt Matt Cervak.

 

2016 Annual AFFI Honor Guard Induction Ceremony

The AFFI Honor Guard has a Convention each January where we welcome new members, as well as train current members on ways of honoring our fallen comrades. Here are some shots of our Members at the Convention, including our newly inducted member.

HG Members

Matthew Shander, Wendell Thomas Local Commander, Jewell Johnson Training Coordinator, & Matt Cervak First Shirt.


3 HG Members

New Inductee

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Dinner

 

 

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