Lt. Billy Greenwood of FETC Services hosted another great show on Tap the Box that showed how and where you can find assistance to firefighters for a firefighter specific mental health issues…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Lt. Billy Greenwood Apr 1, 2013.
Tap the Box host Billy Greenwood…Continue
Started Dec 16, 2012
What makes an "elite" firefighter? Well elite firefighters have invested a tremendous amount of time mastering his or her skill set through thousands of hours of training and experiences. Now looking…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Bricault (ret) Oct 10, 2012.
Assessing Fire Department Organizational Behavior comes in many different forms. There are many professional standards, response models and certified accreditation. On a recent training trip I had the opportunity to provide an unofficial organizational assessment of a department. Assessing organizational behavior is…Continue
Posted on July 18, 2015 at 10:30am
What does it take to become the go to guy in the firehouse? What does it take to step beyond the go to guy and become an "elite" firefighter? Well, elite firefighters have invested a tremendous amount of time and effort mastering his or her skill set through thousands of hours of training and life experiences. Looking at experience alone, the elite firefighter has often been provided opportunities to succeed from many people who have invested time in said development. The author Malcomb…Continue
Posted on June 20, 2015 at 12:00pm
The television programming in my house is changing. Our children are getting older and the programming is moving to a more diverse genre. The other night my oldest was watching the show Jersey Shore on MTV; so I sat down and decided to see what he was taking in. It didn't take long to figure out the cast had a mantra for "summer life" on the shore. Mike "The Situation" and another, Pauly D. often stated their day was going to consist of "G-T-L"; and it took me some time to figure out what…Continue
Posted on September 25, 2014 at 9:00am