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Started this discussion. Last reply by John Aldrich Apr 26, 2008.

The A,B,C's or The 1,2,3's............
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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall on

Posted on June 19, 2015 at 6:25pm

"MINDSET" on Backstep Firefighter

Posted on March 29, 2015 at 6:53am

Of Falsehoods and Agendas on Backstep Firefighter

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 2:13pm

44.7 Percent on Backstep Firefighter

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At 10:50am on November 22, 2014, Marques Bush said…

Great Piece on looking after the citizens. I find it refreshing when Brothers evaluate things for themselves and present facts and yet are said to be causing controversy, and trying to hold the fire service back from progressing. Keep speaking the truth. Many others including myself know exactly what you mean.

At 2:40pm on October 25, 2013, Nick Ledin said…
Dave, I really enjoyed your "Difficult Conversation" blog. Great piece.
At 9:01pm on September 27, 2012, DALE G. PEKEL said…

Hey Dave - Thanks for the invite bro! Tell your friend to email me at and I will forward what I have on the prop. I just finished designing and building a second addition (besides the Denver Hallway). I hope to post a YouTube video on it in the next few weeks.

Hope all is well,


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Christopher McCarthy and Dave LeBlanc are now friends
Jul 25, 2016
Dave LeBlanc posted a blog post

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall on

“If everyone on the Team was like me, what kind of Team would it be?” The above quote is attributed to the Navy SEALs. The question it asks is an important one. Would the Team succeed if everyone was like you? Are you putting your best effort in?Imagine if there was a sign above the door to your dayroom that said, “If everyone on the Fire Department was like me, what kind of Fire Department would it be? So often many of us get caught up in who we think are, the image we think we are…See More
Jun 19, 2015
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Of Bunsen Burners, Thermocouples, Big Mustaches and ¾ Boots on

Disclaimer: I am not, have never been, will not be, against any research that can be used to make our job safer. We all know firefighting is ‘inherently dangerous’ because it says so on every piece of equipment we wear. Anything we can do to improve our ability to accomplish the mission, protecting life and property, should be thoroughly investigated. Like so many of you, I am only passing through this job. I may have spent most of my adult life as a firefighter, but in terms of how long we…See More
Jun 5, 2015
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"MINDSET" on Backstep Firefighter

A healthy dose of fear is good. Too much is debilitating If you read the magazines, social media or take a class, you can’t help but be bombarded by the messages that proclaim this job is dangerous. So much of it is used today to advocate for us being better at our job is safety. Which is…See More
Mar 29, 2015

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Harwich, MA
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Paid fire department
Professional Qualifications:
Pro Board Certified Fire Officer I, Fire Instructor I, EMT - Basic

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