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Featured Blog Posts – February 2013 Archive (3)


Hey, a man has got to have his priorities, right?


Added by Paul Combs on February 28, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Taking a Lesson from "Realty TV"

While I was watching the show Surviving the Cut the other night that highlighted the rigors of the training that the Nightstalkers (160th Special Aviation Regiment) go through, I had an epiphany, or at least I drew a corollary principle for what we should learn from this training in the fire service.

160th SOAR

The show portrayed the completion of a hellish, multiple-hours long training session that spanned from mental and…


Added by Dan Shaw on February 21, 2013 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Why do Firefighters Fight Fire

-The following is the script of a two minute radio broadcast that happened twenty five years ago by the great Paul Harvey, on his hugely successful radio program, "News and Comments by Paul Harvey". My Harvey was a great broadcaster who had a tremendously kind spirit. He was know for taking the obscure and introducing it to the rest of us in a beautifully eloquent way. The challenge was made more difficult because, for you youngsters, Mr. Harvey was a radio broadcaster; no…


Added by Michael Bricault (ret) on February 3, 2013 at 9:49pm — 5 Comments

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