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Ben Ojinaga
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  • Mead, CO
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Lives in:
Colorado
Department:
Greeley Fire Department
Title/rank:
Lieutenant
Years of public service:
24
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Training
Increased call volume
Professional Qualifications:
Fire Officer 1
EMT-I
NWCG Engine Boss
Bachelor of Business Admin
Associates of Fire Science
Topics you provide training for:
Engine Company Operations
Wildland
Areas of expertise:
Hose Management
Fire Streams
Water Supply

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Duck on Water

Several years ago, I was having conversation with a friend of mine who is a seasoned Company Officer from an agency I use to work with.  I was inquiring on how he always seemed to be calm, cool, and collective on incident scenes.  I was always impressed by his demeanor and command presence on any incident, but especially on those significant ones.  His was reply was simply I’m a “Duck on Water.”  I looked at him with a blank stare and said what does that mean?  He said I make myself stay…

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Posted on November 22, 2015 at 5:04pm

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