Greeting’s sisters and brothers!
I do sincerely hope and trust that this finds you hale and hearty and once again getting outside, dining, shopping, visiting, and embracing your friends and family! Our family is blessed to still have my dad (at 88 years) not just still with us but as sharp (and as
At 0100 hours, local fire companies are dispatched to a structure fire in the residential area of Anytown USA. On arrival, the company officer/incident commander (IC) conducts a size up and communicates an initial arrival report. Several moments later, a chief officer arrives on scene, conducts his/
Holiday greetings my brothers and sisters!
I sincerely hope you are all having a safe, healthy, and meaningful holiday season regardless of the limitations and challenges we are facing this year. While I have not, (like most of us I presume), been able to spend time with my family and friends in th
Summer came and went in a flash. I am sure many of you have been extra-busy getting kids back to school, or set up for home schooling, and making the other transitions that go with the change of the season. The approach of fall has been a somber time f
As I read a line-of-duty-death report recently, two statements jumped off the page. First, the report concluded that “General Orders are often contradictory, unclear, or too cumbersome for personnel to glean operational value.” Second, it stated investigators had observed “lack of trust with departm