We Remember…

Memorial Paque

For more information about members of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department who have served or are serving in the U.S. military please visit our veteran’s page.

Remembering 3 CHVFD Members Killed During World War II

Memorial Day 2014

On this Memorial Day, please take time to reflect on the supreme sacrifices made by our armed forces in service to their country, especially Ensign Michael H. Korn, Private 1st Class Julius M. Vajda, and Staff Sergeant Hersal B. Cralle. These three men were members of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department.

Service and Sacrifice: Our Day at Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemtery

Commemorating a century of service, the men and women of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department began with a tribute to all of our veteran members. On August 31, 2013, members and their families gathered for a trip to Arlington National Cemetery to honor all who have served and sacrificed, including some of our own who never returned to quarters. They also visited the graves of past members who have been laid to rest on America’s most hallowed grounds.

Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department Honors Its Veterans

Throughout the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department’s nearly 100 years of service, we have been both privileged and blessed to have members that were not only committed to serving and protecting their community, but their country as well through military service. Some of our Charter Members have served as far back as the Spanish American War, while other members have served during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War or the current War on Terrorism. Other veteran members have served during peace time.

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department takes time to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedom. We salute not only our veteran members, but all who have served, defended, and sacrificed for our country.

Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department Observes Veterans Day 2010

People who are drawn to serve and protect others often choose the do so in many different ways. Some choose to serve in the military, protecting our freedom, while some may serve as volunteer firefighters or emergency medical technicians, saving lives and protecting property from the ravages of fire. The Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department pays tribute to those individuals that have served in the military and serving our community as a member of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department.

Dwayne Frost returns home from Iraq

On Tuesday, April 27, 2004 Washington area families welcomed their loved ones home at The Freedom Salute for Operation: Iraqi Freedom Ceremony at the D.C. Amory. Members of the 547th Transportation Company of the D.C. National Guard returned home from serving our country in Iraq for over a year.