Brothers and Sisters:Greetings! I hope this finds you all reasonably hale and hearty during what truly is turning out to be very trying times. Perhaps that varies a bit depending on your State and your location within it, but we are all feeling the impact to some extent, if in no way other than the
Many articles have been written about the differences in each of the three current generations serving in the fire service: Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millenials. While some from the Greatest Generation continue to serve, soon enough the next generation, Gen Z, will enter our workforce. It is helpful to
Thinking outside the classroom has taken on a whole new meaning! First and foremost, I sincerely hope that you, your families, and your departments are all safe and healthy during this time of uncertainty. I truly believe that we, as a fire service and as a world, will come through this trial strong
Effective communications are probably one of the most challenging aspects of an Incident Commanders (IC) job. There are many opportunities on the fire ground for a radio message to be missed, blocked, or just simply misunderstood. Take a look over the internet and search for “communications problems
Many articles have been written about the differences in each of the three current generations in today’s fire service: Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials. While some from the Greatest Generation continue to serve, soon enough the next generation, Gen Z, will enter our workforce.