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By Mark vonAppen There is a difference you can find in those who stand apart from the crowd, those people of character who just seem to get it. The seemingly intangible quality that sets them apart is something completely tangible.  You can feel it when you touch a book, when you pick up a tool, or when you wipe your brow when it…See More
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Dave LeBlanc posted a blog post

Of Falsehoods and Agendas on Backstep Firefighter

Challenge what you read.    Dave LeBlancEditor’s Note: The Facebook page below has corrected their post and attribute the error to incorrect second-hand information. The fire department PIO reported that there was no bailout and no firefighter injuries.Every day there is discussion about the “new” tactics and how we should be embracing change and improving our understanding.   Every day someone…See More
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The Undeniable Truth

                                                                                                                 My friends at Tailboard Training published a new blog post recently. It’s called Ultrahazardous. Everyone in the fire service should read this short piece…everyone from the department chief to the newest rookie, to every person even considering the pursuit of a a…See More
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Posted by Mark vonAppen on February 26, 2015 at 3:00pm

Of Falsehoods and Agendas on Backstep Firefighter

Posted by Dave LeBlanc on February 26, 2015 at 2:13pm

The Undeniable Truth

Posted by Dan Kerrigan on February 26, 2015 at 9:30am

The Way We Judge

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It's More Than Just a Seat

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New Guys and High Expectations

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