1. How many members do you have in your department? Do you represent career, volunteer, or a combination of both?
The Boston Fire Department is the oldest fire department in the United States. It is a career department with 1511 uniformed members.
2. How many are assigned to your training division
Wishing everyone at the FMBA and beyond a healthy and happy New Year.
This month I want to talk about the cycle of competence and how it relates to everything we do in the fire service. I learned about the cycle of competence when I was taking Tai Kwon Do. My master instructor or Sa Bum Nim, Jay L
What if we rethink resolutions this year? Instead of the vague and overwhelming goals that are often abandoned by this time in January, think in terms of little life enhancers, feeding your passion, or ways to take care of yourself that you have been putting off. This may look like spending more tim
1. Tell us about yourself and why you decided to join the fire service.
My name is John Best from Maryland. The influence to join the fire service began with my Dad, Martin, and his 30 year fire service career. I am a life member of the Silver Spring (MD) Volunteer Fire Department having joined the
Holiday greetings my sisters and brothers!
I hope this finds you all enjoying a healthy and meaningful holiday season with those closest to you. While the pandemic continues to challenge us both professionally and personally, I suspect that most of you have found the means and the practices that en