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Department:
Melbourne FD, Brevard CC Fire Academy
Title/rank:
MFD LT, BCC Ast. Fire Science Program Coordinator, Academy Chief
Years of public service:
27
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Bio:
Michael H. Gilbert is a 27 year veteran of the fire service, currently serving as Chief of the Brevard Community College Fire Training Academy in Florida. Mike also holds the rank of Lieutenant with the Melbourne Fire Department. He has been an FDIC staff member and a "HOT" Instructor since 1992. He also instructs for FIREHOUSE Expo & FIREHOUSE WORLD. Certified by the State of Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training, Mike is a well seasoned Instructor in the areas of Fire Fighter Survival, Engine & Truck Operations, and has been instrumental in the development of the Fire Service Hydraulics, and Basic Firefighting Standards for the State of Florida. He also is a co-founder of Pro Aquatics, a Florida based training organization that develops and teaches water safety and survival programs for both the Fire Service and Law Enforcement. He is also a Founding Members of the Fraternal Order Of Leatherheads Society.
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At 10:34am on February 11, 2009, Dave Gallagher said…
Hey Brother.... just saying hi.... what's going on?
At 1:46pm on November 11, 2008, Jay Blake said…
Mike, I hope all is well. I hope to see you in April if not sooner. Jay
At 11:01am on October 23, 2008, Todd McKee said…
Please allow me to invite you to the group called Unique HazMat Incidents. I will be presenting this at 2009 FDIC and would love to hear some of your thoughts. We are currently talking about some real interesting issues.
Todd McKee
At 6:30am on October 4, 2008, Ellen Brown said…
The leaves are starting to change up here in the mountains. IT'S BEAUTIFUL !!!! Sure hope to see you when you are up this way. Miss you.
At 12:44pm on September 23, 2008, Tim Zehnder said…
Idaho 2007 My 1st and it hangs proudly in my family room.
At 11:17pm on September 22, 2008, Tim Zehnder said…
Hello from Minnesota, check out my video and our web site and if we can ever trade anything let me know. The video is posted on my page. Stay Safe.
At 7:04pm on September 22, 2008, Ellen Brown said…
Gilbert....you looking for another job? Miss you lots.
At 5:54pm on September 22, 2008, Chad Berg said…
Gilbert,
You asked a while back about jobs out here. Our department just announced job applications that opened up last Wednesday. It's a great place to work with good guys, equipment, culture, attitude, training, and great pay. firedistrict7.com
At 12:32am on September 20, 2008, David G. Thewlis GIFireE said…
I'll be back from my holiday by then and back on shift. My volunteer brigade also has their 125th this year and we're having a day on the 18th October.
At 6:31pm on September 18, 2008, Ric Jorge said…
Bastard!!! Mine is in the shop, blew 6th gear, trainy is in need of tlc ... but ... I get it back tomorrow!!
 
 
 

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