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Pride / Tradition / Morale / Public Relations

"Tradition" ……. In the late 1800's, early 1900's, when the Irish immigrated to the United States, the only jobs the Irish could get were t…

Started by John Fischer

0 Jul 2, 2014

Probationary training, are we getting it right?

What aspects of the fire service have been left out when we are doing probationary training? As my example, the other day we had members si…

Started by Dan Rice

8 Dec 30, 2011
Reply by Dan Rice

Chief Lasky is coming to NJ!

For anyone interested, Chief Lasky will be in NJ on August 6th 2011 to deliver his Pride and Ownership program to the National Park Fire De…

Started by Mike Carestio

1 Jul 6, 2011
Reply by Mike Carestio

Complete 180!!

In the past years our department has been somewhat behind the times when it comes to training. We skated along, doing a job here and there…

Started by Dan Rice

2 May 31, 2011
Reply by Dan Rice

43rd Annual Delray Beach Florida - International Fire Service - St. Patricks Parade

Fire department participation in large scale parades in the North American fire service has been a tradition for centuries. St. Patricks Da…

Started by John Fischer

2 Apr 3, 2011
Reply by John Fischer

Celebrating Milestones

  On a recent EMS run we had a CPR save.  It was one of our guys first CPR save.  We are looking for ideas on how to celebrate this as a cr…

Started by Sean Balantic

1 Dec 21, 2010
Reply by John Fischer

40th year anniversary

We are approaching our 40th year as a fire department and I am wanting to have a sort of festival to thank our community for there support…

Started by Dan Rice

0 Dec 15, 2010

True Pride, True Ownership?!?!

I want to preface this by saying that I am still a farely young guy and an even younger in regards to my experience in the fire service, bu…

Started by Dustin Miller

5 Aug 10, 2010
Reply by Matt Maihle

Chief Lasky's Classes

If you get the chance to attend the Pride and Ownership Class, DO IT. You will not be disappointed. I attended the class in Washington Sta…

Started by Jay Wood

9 Jun 23, 2010
Reply by Robert "Bob" Halpin

Pride and Ownership

I have attended Chief Laskey's class on at least 3 or 4 occasions. He has summed up in a book what most firefighters that I know have felt…

Started by Robert "Bob" Halpin

3 Jul 20, 2009
Reply by David Wooten


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