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Douglas Mitchell, Jr.'s Blog – February 2015 Archive (4)

Believe...

The Sunday Preach



WE BELIEVE...



"Take a good look inside. Why are you here?" pg. 5



We Believe:



~ Like minded individuals enjoy each others company. As such, they often form formal or informal teams.

~Individuals join the team with a series of their own 'similar' yet 'different' personal skill sets.

~Teams need leaders and mentors and coaches and support to recognize and pair the…

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Added by Douglas Mitchell, Jr. on February 22, 2015 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Backstep or Backlit?

The Sunday Preach: 



I, US, WE, FAMILY...



"Only a firefighter truly knows what it is like to be a firefighter. Only we, who crawl down smoke filled hallways, know what it is like when lives are on the line." Page XI. http://25 to Survive: Reducing Residential Injury and…

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Added by Douglas Mitchell, Jr. on February 8, 2015 at 6:42pm — No Comments

MAYDAY Parameters

Transmission Tuesday:



Ever see this face in the crowd when discussing MAYDAY events and when to call one?



~What's your departments verbiage of when to call a MAYDAY?

~What do you use as your "MAYDAY" parameters?



ARE THEY THE SAME, SIMILAR or WAY DIFFERENT?



My department uses "IOUMMPL" or remembered as "I Owe You My Miserably Pathetic Life.



I - Imminent…

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Added by Douglas Mitchell, Jr. on February 3, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Be 'Super' Everyday

The Sunday Preach:



'Everyday is your Superbowl'



"We have no such luxury of scheduling either our fires or where in the home these fires will occur. We may go to two in one day, one this week, or one in a year. Whenever a fire happens, we must be ready. For firefighters, every day is potentially game day, and we must be ready to play." (…

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Added by Douglas Mitchell, Jr. on February 1, 2015 at 8:37am — No Comments

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