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The Test

What's the difference between training and experience?

Training will always give you the test last.

Experience will always give you the test first.

Train, train, and then train some more, so when experience hands you that test...

you're ready!  

Training is such a vital part of our work. 

I hear firefighters complaining about having to train, and passing up opportunities to train. 

Unfathomable!!  They want to play, but they don't want to…


Added by Kim Fitzsimmons on June 26, 2012 at 10:01pm — 8 Comments

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