The 2022 Virginia Fallen Firefighters & EMS Memorial Service

The 25th annual Virginia Fallen Firefighters & Emergency Medical Services Memorial Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the Richmond International Raceway Complex, Main Exhibition Hall. This event is open to the public. 

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

2022 Honorees 

  • Sean H. Land – Virginia Beach Fire Department
  • Todd A. Landreth – Norfolk Fire Department
  • Lawrence J. Phipps – Hanover Fire and EMS
  • Lyndell N. Woods – Fort Lewis Vol Fire Department

About the 2022 Memorial Service  The Memorial Service will include a keynote address, a Virginia Fire Services Honor Guard procession, a musical performance, and a fire and EMS apparatus display from departments throughout the Commonwealth. State flags will be presented to the families of the fallen.


  • General Information: For more information on the Virginia Fallen Firefighters & EMS Memorial Service, contact VDFP PIO William Merritt at (804) 249-1986 or
  • Sending Apparatus: If your department is interested in sending apparatus to the Memorial Service, please contact Memorial Service Committee Member Floyd Greene at