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What's your Legacy?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Wild Aug 28, 2008.

You make the call......

Started Jun 25, 2008

Structure Fire Assignments
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Wild Aug 14, 2008.

 

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Greg Wild and faye Kennedy are now friends
May 14, 2011
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Feb 23, 2011
Greg Wild and Dave LeBlanc are now friends
Dec 1, 2010
Greg Wild replied to Jason Hoevelmann's discussion Lapel Microphones, Or Not
"Dave, We use MSA packs with the voice amp on the left side of the mask, with the HUD on the other. We have Motorola, 900 mhz radios. Mics are an option, probably used by 50% of the department. This is a good topic of discussion, but as with almost…"
Nov 27, 2010
Greg Wild replied to Jason Hoevelmann's discussion Lapel Microphones, Or Not
"Hi Dave, Yeah, I read that too. But, after several attempts I found it easier and sounding better on the voice amp side. Maybe I should have stated, "try both sides and do what works better for you"! So, either way you choose, as with…"
Nov 27, 2010
Greg Wild replied to Jason Hoevelmann's discussion Lapel Microphones, Or Not
"Remember...... If your SCBA mask has a voice amp, be sure to have the mic on the same side. Makes it easier. I'm back at work this Monday, I'll post a pic then. Greg"
Nov 27, 2010
Greg Wild replied to Jason Hoevelmann's discussion Lapel Microphones, Or Not
"Ok, Just my humble opinion after using the mic, with a leather strap for more than a decade. We know that when the mic comes off, it's difficult with a gloved hand to re-attach. So, here's your answer to that problem.... Purchase a small…"
Nov 25, 2010
Greg Wild and Justin Lewis are now friends
Nov 25, 2010

Profile Information

Lives in:
Spring Hill, TN
Department:
Franklin Fire Department
Title/rank:
Captain
Years of public service:
20
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Staffing, trying to adjust to the rapid growth, young officers with little or no experience and the lack of tradition.
Professional Qualifications:
Safety Officer, Instructor-II, Fire Officer II, Swiftwater II, Rope Tech, EMT, State Certified Auto Extrication Instructor, CPR Instructor, 16 years teaching in the fire service. Previous H.O.T. Instructor @ FDIC (Fixed Burn Building Instructor)
Topics you provide training for:
RIT, Search and Rescue, Engine, Truck, Most firefighting based training, both classroom and H.O.T.
Bio:
Greg joined the Moyers Corners Fire Department in 1988. After rising through the ranks from firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain and on many occasions riding as the Battalion Chief, Greg was able to study from some of the best in the business in this busy upstate New York fire department.

After being hired in the fall of 1997, Greg moved to Franklin Tennessee to become a career firefighter with the Franklin Fire Department. Greg now holds the rank of Captain after riding one of the city’s three Rescue Companies for almost 7 years.
Greg has certifications as a Tennessee Auto Extrication Instructor, Tennessee Fire Department Instructor II, Fire Officer II, Safety Officer, Rope Technician, EMT, Swift Water Rescue II, IFSAC firefighter II, AHA CPR Instructor and has earned several “Green Cross” awards from Hurst.
Greg often develops and teaches State "In Service" training classes. Greg is also certified to travel and teach Tennessee's only portable flashover simulator.
Greg is an instructor with the H.O.T. training at FDIC in Indianapolis, has coordinated the Franklin Fire Departments Recruit school and has been a classroom and hands on instructor for 16 years.

Greg enjoys golf, camping and spending time with his wife of 17 years and three children. Greg is a proud member of the Middle Tennessee FOOLS chapter.
Greg is the owner of 1-Source Training Consultants.

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Web site:
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V.E.S.

Vent Enter and Search , or as it’s commonly referred to, VES, has been an accepted term for the fire service for the last 8-10 years or so, depending on who you talk to. It’s a common strategy that has been successfully used throughout this country to save lives. I would like to offer some insight as to what this is and when and how it can be applied.



There’s a high likelihood, that if you have been in the fire service for longer than 10 years, you may have performed this… Continue

Posted on April 7, 2009 at 12:26pm — 8 Comments

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At 10:28pm on November 20, 2009, Nick Miller said…
Greg,

How ya been brother? Ready for the '09 blizzard "JINX" Stay Safe!
At 1:51pm on April 28, 2009, Art Zern said…
Greg,

It was a great pleasure to finally meet you. Keep the faith.

Art
At 12:35pm on January 28, 2009, Tim Zehnder said…
Greg, Thanks for the add, are you going to be in INDY this year? We should get together for a bevrage, maybe we can get OG to join us. Stay Safe
At 1:06pm on December 30, 2008, Art Zern said…
Hey Greg,

Thanks for joining the Illinois Fire Service Institute group. I'll try to add info as possible. Feel free to add or start a discussion. Hope you had a great Holiday.

Art
At 2:22am on December 24, 2008, Ben Fleagle said…
Hey, our Secretary assures me that we have some colored coins left and he will be sending two with the shirt. Merry Christmas, Brother!
At 9:44am on December 22, 2008, Ben Fleagle said…
Hey Brother:

Got your letter. We move slow up here. I put the word into the T-shirt guy. Our coin cashe is empty after the funeral, but we should have some in January. I'll make sure you get them. Stay Warm and Dry!!

Ben
Bobbin' and Weavin'
At 8:33pm on December 9, 2008, Jim Mason said…
Yopu know I forgot about it being on that Weds. How do you think that would affect our turn out if we had inside a bar right there ? Tell you the truth that fools bash, although well attended with great people, is a little loud for me.
Jim
At 2:57pm on December 8, 2008, Jim Mason said…
Greg
Thsnks for joining CSF (Common Sense Firefighting). It's a fire ground decission making page on the site. Jump into any discussion at any time. Looks like you coordinate alot at your dept.
If you are going to be at FDIC this year, we're going to have a CSF get together on Wed nite. Let us know on the CSf page if you can show
Jim Mason
Chgo FD
At 9:53pm on December 4, 2008, Brad Hoff said…
I only have one and it's in color and I don't think the new ones are and I would like to hang on to the colored one but if you go to the site and scroll down. $10 will get you 1

http://www.farthestnorthfools.org/merchandise.htm
At 8:01pm on November 11, 2008, Jay Blake said…
Hey, I just signed up. This is like Facebook for the Fire Service, like I am not on- line enough. Jay
 
 
 

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