“Kids, what’s wrong with these kids today?” Paul Lynde lamented 54 years ago in the movie Bye Bye Birdie. This question still resonates strongly in fire departments across the country. Today’s younger generation confounds older firefighters and officers of how they learn and communicate.
Many of you have begun to set up your 2018 training schedules. What have you included that would either motivate your members to strengthen their own writing skills or would better prepare them for the writing responsibilities in their current and future positions?
Why does writing training matter?