One of the items that we discuss in the Training Officer’s Desk Reference is Mentoring and Influence. Regardless of what rank you hold, each of us has the ability to mentor. As Lt. General Hal Moore (Mel Gibson) stated in the movie We Were Soldiers, “learn the job above you and teach your job to tho
There are some in the fire service today who speak about and write about how we should change. About what we should change. About how necessary change is and how reluctant we are to accept change.
The International Society of Fire Service Instructors is pleased to announce the 2015 Fire Engineering/ISFSI George D Post Instructor of the Year Award recipient, Eddie Buchanan. Chief Buchanan is a past president of the ISFSI and Division Chief in the Hanover Fire EMS Department.
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) is proud to announce the release of “Residential Attic and Exterior Fire Hazards” – an online course.
Recently, I have been seeing chatter on social media about how the modern fire behavior folks are trying to reinvent the fire service, how civilians are going to die because of us, and basically how we are ruining the culture of the fire service and everything it stands for.