The mission of the Marlboro Volunteer Fire Department is first to act with knowledge and deed, to dedicate themselves to maintaining pride and professionalism in their duties and never to act with malice or negligence.
Life and the preservation of life shall always be the priority, the prevention of the loss of life, as a Life is irreplaceable should always be a priority over all other duties and tasks.
We shall always provide care and comfort to those in need, and through training and skill work to control or reduce the loss of property.
We shall always strive to maintain a welcome relationship and work to provide knowledgeable support to the communities we serve.
Being a member of the Marlboro Volunteer Fire Department, we will work to serve the department with Pride in our selves and in our department, Give Honour to those who have given their lives in pursuit of our mission and to those who have dedicated their selves to this mission.
As members of the department, we will work to uphold the tradition in our departments past and strive to uphold new honourable traditions.
As members of the department we will follow the established rules and regulations, and follow the Disciplines of the Department in act and deed.
We shall always hold ourselves to a higher standard of Respect to our membership, our equipment and the public.
Our department will strive to achieve this by applying all of our professional knowledge and resources in a controlled and knowledgeable manner. We will strive to accomplish this mission through the practical use of Emergency Medical Training and skills, fire suppression training and skills, and efficient rescue training and skills.
We will also strive to provide public education on the need of volunteerism and the emergency services we provide. Our members will strive to continuously develop our skills through training and practice of the skills we obtain, and continue that development through education and training.
Members will strive to support all aspects of our department, including functions that provide support to the department.
We shall work to ensure that no words, deed or action shall bring discredit to the department.
It is our number one priority of our department to provide the best emergency medical, fire and rescue services to all citizens of Upper Marlboro, Prince George’s County and the surrounding areas for all who reside and visit when we are called upon.