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Paul Combs's Blog – January 2011 Archive (3)

KINKED



Nothing like a little freelancing to muck-up the best intended plans and strategies. It's bad enough when these individuals circumvent the chain of command to "help" where they please, but their blatant disregard for accountability and the safety of others is simply inexcusable!

 

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Added by Paul Combs on January 28, 2011 at 5:58pm — 5 Comments

ENDANGERED SPECIES

 

January's magazine editorial cartoon speaks to any department which relies on volunteers or paid-on-call personnel to protect their district. Quality local jobs are dwindling and people have become less interested in helping their communities to concentrate on second careers, soccer games, and a myriad other distractions. In most cases, they no longer work…

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Added by Paul Combs on January 23, 2011 at 10:02am — 23 Comments

IN THE DOGHOUSE

 

Practical jokes and “ball-busting” have been a part of the firehouse culture for as long as there have been firefighters. It can be fun, it can bring a sense of inclusion and acceptance, it can be a stress-reliever – it’s a healthy part of the firehouse social climate.

Hazing as I define it is…

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Added by Paul Combs on January 12, 2011 at 10:38am — 13 Comments

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