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Troy J. Bonfield
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  • Middletown, OH
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Tactical Building Blocks

This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover what actions to undertake if you do.We will cover some big issues as well as small tactical tips.See More
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COMPANY DRILLS

A resource for Company Officers to assist with the delivery of company level training.See More
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Step Up and LEAD

This group is a place for leaders in todays fire service to come and discuss "all things leadership"See More
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“Pride and Ownership”

What are you and your department doing to get your firefighters to take ownership?Grab a cup of coffee and let’s visit!…and don’t forget to check out our Pride and Ownership show on Fire Engineering Radio.See More
Nov 2
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Leadership Lesson #1- Circumstances +or- Attitude = Character

As leaders, how we respond to circumstances is determined by our attitude and is a direct reflection of our character. Put another way, attitude is the bridge between our circumstances and our character. That bridge can be well built with a good attitude or awaiting catastrophic failure with a bad one. We should make every attempt to avoid letting our circumstances dictate our attitude.This is easier said than done. Often times, there is nothing you can do about the trials that come your way. …See More
Nov 2
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Fire Service Leadership

No matter what type of tactics or operations your department provides, the quality and efficiency are dramatically affected by the leadership skills of your officers. Leadership is the most important element of everything we do!
Nov 2
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Profile Information

Lives in:
Liberty Township, Ohio
Department:
West Chester Fire Department
Title/rank:
Training and Safety Captain
Years of public service:
25
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Staffing and increase in run volume
Professional Qualifications:
Fire and EMS Instructor
ISFSI Member
ISFSI Training Officer Credential
Topics you provide training for:
Fire
EMS
Technical Rescue
Leadership and Officer Development
Areas of expertise:
Fire and Emergency Services
Leadership and Officer Development
Disaster Medical Response
Bio:
A 25-year veteran of the fire service and is currently the Training and Safety Captain with the West Chester Fire Department. I have 10 years of EMS supervisory experience with both urban and suburban fire departments and have served as a firefighter in volunteer, military and career environments. I serve as a Medical Specialist with the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue program and am assigned to the Ohio Task Force One. I also serve on the Butler County Incident Management Team in the Operations Section.

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Leadership Lesson #1- Circumstances +or- Attitude = Character

As leaders, how we respond to circumstances is determined by our attitude and is a direct reflection of our character. Put another way, attitude is the bridge between our circumstances and our character. That bridge can be well built with a good attitude or awaiting catastrophic failure with a bad one. 

We should make every attempt to avoid letting our circumstances dictate our attitude.This is easier…

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