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Richard Riley's Blog – March 2011 Archive (2)

It's Not Just About You

At Traditions Training we consistently state at every program we teach... we must be "Combat Ready" as firefighters.  For some "Combat Ready" might just be taken as a "slogan" or a "buzz -word" of the week.  Other's see it as something they have to do personally, a facet of readiness that may just save a life: be it your own, your brother…


Added by Richard Riley on March 9, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

When is Enough Training, Enough

Traditions Training presented a lecture program in a Washington D.C. suburb this past weekend.  The class focused on “Incident Command” and “Company Officer Development”.  As I looked across the room, scanning the crowd to see who was in attendance, I was rather stunned.   Sitting in the program were two of the most…

Added by Richard Riley on March 1, 2011 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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