1. Tell us about yourself and why you decided to join the fire service
I joined the Country Fire Authority of Victoria as a volunteer in 1975 – currently still serving as a volunteer in my local brigade. I am aspiring for a career in the military, I enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force as a t
Training on a dime can be a daunting task, oftentimes, the equipment and tools need to simulate real-world operations are expensive and not feasible for smaller departments. However, there is hope for smaller departments hoping to train, they simply need to think outside of the box. Here are some h
Greetings Sister and Brothers:
Boy oh boy does it ever know how to rain in West Virginia! I picked up from FDIC a week ago Thursday and headed further east for a UL-FSRI Board meeting and then some R&R in “Almost Heaven.” We are camped out near New River Gorge National Park, and this truly is som
Coaching and mentoring are essential ingredients to bridging generational gaps and building high-performing teams. This is why approximately 70% of Fortune 500 Companies provide their employees with the opportunity to participate in such a program.
In nominating him, Battalion Chief Tim Cassidy of the Mount Prospect (IL) Fire Department wrote: “My basis for this recommendation is the impact Chief Kenny has had in making firefighter behavioral health and psychological resiliency common topics of discussion in our firehouses. In our area, these