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Welcome to the Dallas Retired Firefighters Association Website.  The DRFFA is made up of Dallas Firefighters who have retired from the Dallas Fire Rescue Department.  This website was created to keep our members informed and to help foster a sense of community.

Retirees are active in the community and serve as a great resource for our on duty members.  Retirees help with recruit training, serve as critical incident stress volunteers and many other functions.  There are groups of retirees who travel together and meet regularly for information and fellowship.   Welcome to our website.

Announcements:

Important Health Insurance Time Sensitive Notice to retirees over 65
There are important changes to the health benefits offered by the City of Dallas for 2020.

ENROLLMENT WILL NOT BE PASSIVE THIS YEAR…YOU MUST TAKE ACTION BY OCTOBER 25, 2019

The current medical and prescription drug plans will no longer be offered by the City of Dallas, and your coverage will end effective December 31, 2019
During open enrollment (October 2-25, 2019) you MUST elect a new plan option for 2020 if you want your medical coverage to be deducted from your pension check
For more information call United Health Care at 877-647-9423 8am-8pm 7 days a week. A copy of the 2020 Benefits Enrollment Guide can be downloaded here. 2020 City of Dallas Guide for Retirees Post 65

Dallas Firefighters Museum Sweepstake
DFFM Sweepstake Distribution Flyer Retirees

2020 Yearbook Ordering Information
The Pre-order deadline for ordering the 2020 Dallas Fire-Rescue Department Yearbook is only a couple of weeks away. Be sure to pre-order by October 15, 2019 to lock in a lower price.
PLEASE NOTE: If Retirees want to have their yearbook sent to Dolphin Rd. to be picked up (versus being sent directly to their home, etc.) follow the instructions on the order form that discusses Direct Shipping and local pickup.
Members can order via the Publisher’s website, phone orders or even mail order.
Click below to open a printable brochure and order form.
Dallas 2020 FD Kick Off

Memorial Tee Shirt to honor Blake Wilson
My name is Matthew Wilson and I am a firefighter/paramedic with DFD. As many in the department know, I tragically and unexpectedly lost my 2.5 year old son, Blake, last October. Because we are coming up on the 1 year anniversary of his passing, many have helped design a shirt and logo that would honor my son, and DFD. A tee shirt campaign has been created and we would very much appreciate you sharing this link-to-purchase with the retirees. We want nothing more than to have people say his name, and remember our son…but we also remember the love, support, and emotion that DFD provided us with during that terrible time. It was so appreciated.
Thank you again for considering spreading the word on our campaign.
Matthew Wilson
Dallas Fire Dept.
Click here to go to the order page (updated)

Retiree Gatherings

Reminder for all members:
Correspondence for the DRFFA (dues checks, thank you notes, donations, etc.) should be addressed to:

DRFFA
c/o Dale Ellis, Treasurer
P.O. Box 327
Maypearl, TX 76064

Dale’s contact information:
Email: ndellis@sbcglobal.net
Phone (469) 286-7900

Application for DRFFA Membership can be downloaded here.
DRFFA Application
Or Click below to go to our online application.
Click here for an online application.

Item: (Updated 4/4/2019)  The pocket shift calendars are back from the printer and available immediately. Please send an email to Pat Warnock stating how many calendars you need and include your name and mailing address. DRFFA automobile decals may be ordered as well. Pat’s email is patriciawarnock12@att.net