Professional Firefighters of Nevada Sells Official “Challenge Coin”

(LAS VEGAS) – The Professional Firefighters of Nevada (PFFN) announced today that their 2015 Challenge Coin is now available to the public. Each coin sells for $10 plus shipping and can be purchased online at

The challenge coin started within the military ranks but soon became a firefighter tradition. East Coast firefighters started using the challenge coins due to the large east coast military influence and it has now swept through the country.

A firefighter’s skill and dedication deserve the highest recognition. Strength, service and dedication are the hallmarks of these brave men and women who risk their lives to keep us safe. These coins reflect the spirit of the men and women who serve Nevada.

Rusty McAllister, president of the Professional Firefighters of Nevada, says, “We look forward to being able to distribute a keepsake such as our 2015 Challenge Coin to our supporters, who may or may not be in Nevada, by providing an online shop for people to visit and order. These make nice gifts and are made of the finest quality materials.”
About the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada

The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada was founded on April 4, 1960 and today includes 1,609 active members and 65 retired members through 17 Locals that include Carson City, Central Lyon County, East Fork, Elko, Great Basin, Henderson, Incline Village, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, North Lyon County, Pahrump, Reno, Reno Airport, Sparks, Storey County Tahoe Douglas, and Truckee Meadows. It is the mission of all members of the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada to save lives, preserve property and the environment, promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership, management and actions.
For more information on the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada, visit


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