The Paul W. Sypek Medal of Valor
The highest award which may be given; for conspicuous bravery at extreme risk to life, above and beyond the call of duty, in an effort to protect and save a human life.
Class 1 Medal of Valor
The Class 1 Medal of Valor is presented to those who distinguish themselves by demonstrating extraordinary heroism in the line of duty, generally at extreme risk to their life.
Class 2 Medal of Valor
The Class 2 Medal of Valor is presented to those who demonstrate heroism in the line of duty.
Class 3 Medal of Valor
The Class 3 Medal of Valor is presented to those who demonstrate heroic action in the line of duty.
Unit Citations are presented to all members of a company or group, operating together, who perform meritorious service at the scene of an emergency incident.
Meritorious Service Medal
This medal is presented to individuals or agencies whose actions the Committee of Merit feels have had a significant impact on the Fire Service or Emergency Medical Services in the State of New Hampshire.
Meritorious Service Plaque:
Presented to individuals or groups whose actions or good deeds have demonstrated the dedication of the Fire and Emergency Services to serving the public good.
NH Emergency Dispatchers Association Telecommunications Medal
This award is given to a dispatcher who provides professional dispatching support that has an important bearing on the outcome of an emergency incident or fire.
Since 1996, this award has been given by the Fire Standards and Training Commission to those who have made an outstanding contribution to fire training in New Hampshire.
Fire Service Award of Excellence
Since 2004, the Fire Standards and Training Commission has bestowed this award upon individuals not affiliated with fire training, but who have given exceptional support to the fire service.
John T. Ayers Fire Instructor of the Year Award
Created by the Fire Instructors & Officers Association of NH in
honor of the late John T. Ayers, who contributed much to fir
training in NH, this award recognizes an individual who has
demonstrated exceptional dedication, mentorship, guidance,
and diligence as an instructor to firefighters/EMS personnel and
has made significant contributions to the NH fire/EMS services.
Aubrey G. Robinson Fire Prevention Award
This award is presented to an individual or agency that has shown outstanding dedication and support, above and beyond normal duties in the field of Fire Prevention, effectively reducing injury and death by their work in public education, code enforcement, or code development.
Peter J. Carver Fire Officer of the Year Award
In 2008, this award was created by the Fire Instructors & Officers Association of NH in honor of Peter J. Carver, who dedicated himself to improving leadership in the NH Fire and EMS Service. This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional dedication, mentor-ship, guidance, and diligence as a Fire/EMS officer to firefighter/EMS personnel, fire/EMS organizations, and to the NH Fire & EMS service.
Years of Service Award
Established in 2016 to honor those who have dedicated themselves to the NH Fire Service for 40 or more years.
Now extended to recognize Department of Forest and Lands Forest Fire Wardens and Deputy Wardens with more than 40 years of service.