The 2023 Virginia Fallen Firefighters & EMS Memorial Service
By Rescue Chief 1 Kimberly Madison
May 12, 2023

The 2023 Virginia Fallen Firefighters & EMS Memorial Service

The 26th annual Virginia Fallen Firefighters & Emergency Medical Services Memorial Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at the Richmond International Raceway Complex, Main Exhibition Hall. This event is open to the public.

The Virginia Fallen Firefighters & EMS Memorial Service will be streamed live for those who cannot attend in person.

This year's Memorial Service will honor fallen firefighters who have been recognized under the Virginia Line of Duty Act in 2022 for their bravery and dedication to the citizens of the Commonwealth.

2023 Honorees

Gary C. Campbell - Spotsylvania County Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management
TyVaughn Eldridge - Chesterfield Fire and EMS
Christopher G. Griffin - City of Norfolk Fire Rescue
Robert W. Nelms - Fries Fire & Rescue
Jeffrey T. Rizzo - Loudoun County Fire Rescue
Kimberly A. Schoppa - Fairfax County Fire and Rescue
James A. Sturgill - Pound Volunteer Fire Department
Gregory V. Thomas - City of Danville Fire Department
Michael W. Webb - Callaway Volunteer Fire Department
Herbert T. Wilcox - Rocky Mount Fire Department