"I gave my slot to some younger guys this year, but maybe I'll see ya Friday, I'll be making the trip for at least 1 day. Nice reminder by the way; I get frustrated when I hear folks say they went, and when I ask how many classes they took…"
"Well done Paul. I think we need something along these lines to look at and get a laugh or two. Lord knows, we have plenty of serious stuff to keep us more than busy. Hoping this project really takes off!"
"Great point Paul. Better yet, look at how many of us are trying to ask to provide fire-based EMS, only to be given an emphatic NO! We would provide better service (at least in my city) with the added bonus of stabilizing a bleeding budget. I could…"
Manning, diverse service issues to keep pace with.
29 years in fire service, 18 with current department. All officer levels up to Asst. Chief at one time or another.
all the basics - Fire Officer 1/2/3, FF 1/2, EMT-Specialist, HM OPS, Trench, Bldg collapse, rope 1/2, MI fire service instructor, CISD...it goes on and on.
Eastern Michigan School of Fire Staff & Command #10 (2008)
Working on BAS in Public Safety Services
Topics you provide training for:
As Training Officer, cover nearly everything, but prefer to delegate certain topics to available specialists.
Areas of expertise:
Most fire related topics at the command / operations level, serve as fire department historian, focus considerable attention on leadership / tradition / and related issues.
I would appreciate that list. And definitely let me know for the city stuff. Do you know if any Paid on Call spots are open, I would like to get in there to but I don't know where to start. I think Bart and Meat-head are trying to get me to do a vent training. That's why I want the good training material.
Hey Jeff, good to hear back from ya. Jeff anything training you can help with is gerat I want to learn more about everything (ie. venting). Oh I like the chairs at your house they were nice to sleep in this morning
Jeff, the email is for Chief Ken Baily of Travis County Fire Rescue, firstname.lastname@example.org! Just let him know what you are doing and that you would like some info, im sure he would share. Oh BTW, trust me we do have budgets here to work around!
Please allow me to invite you to the group called Unique HazMat Incidents. I will be presenting this at the 2009 FDIC in Indy and I would love to have your input on some of the issues we are talking about.
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