I don’t have to tell you – uncertainty, displacement, and disruption are by no means a new phenomenon in the fire service profession. The communities you serve rely heavily on you to “keep them together.” It’s your job as a part of your daily duty to minimize this as best you can. We are now facing
As an instructor, what message are you sending to newly appointed members? Are you setting them up for success? Are you clearly outlining what they have gotten themselves into and how to manage their new careers? Regardless of your rank or whether you are career or volunteer, you have the responsibi
In the fire service we tend to line up on either side of an issue then dig in, fight the good fight, and ensure our position prevails. In the last century nothing was more controversial than nozzles. All I needed to do was proclaim an absolute preference for a solid bore (or a fog) nozzle at the fir
It's that time of year again; college basketball fans (including the March only fans) across the country are not only filling out their brackets, but also planning where they will watch the the first round of games.
For the first time ever, ISFSI members can go head to head in what will become the
Recently my daughters undefeated high school basketball team fell to a school division over five times their size. Their 17-0 season came to an end on that rainy Friday night leaving them all deflated. As I reflect on the emotional evening, I debated the loss and the events of that evening. It wasn’