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Paul Combs's Blog – October 2017 Archive (5)

CHIEF ALAN BRUNACINI

My very first encounter with Chief Alan Brunacini was not what I would have hoped for. I was attending my first FDIC and was sitting through a presentation on how to submit articles to become a Fire Engineering author. Being the introvert that I am, I naturally sat in the back row while taking notes. Chief Lasky had already set the fire under my tuchas two days earlier to…

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Added by Paul Combs on October 29, 2017 at 6:50pm — 2 Comments

BALL AND CONSEQUENCES - October Fire Engineering Magazine



We are reading more and more situations where firefighters are getting reprimanded, suspended, and in some cases fired for what is being shared and posted on-line. It's a brave new world of social media horizons and we must realize that all actions have potential consequences - whether intentional or not.



Be careful what you post, brothers and…

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Added by Paul Combs on October 25, 2017 at 12:03pm — No Comments

THE CREATURE WITHIN



...because what's life without a little Halloween silliness!



STAY FIRED UP, and keep it spooky.

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Added by Paul Combs on October 24, 2017 at 1:11pm — No Comments

VALUABLE ASSET

This cartoon was never meant to be a caricature of Chief Brunacini when I drew it in 2009, but he certainly inspired it (which is why I subconsciously drew a resemblance, I suppose). A few years ago he asked me about this cartoon and said I should…
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Added by Paul Combs on October 16, 2017 at 10:06am — No Comments

ROBOTIC RESPONSE

Disclaimer: I am not a trained physiologist, licensed therapist, experienced marriage counselor, nor wise in the ways of relationships… I'm barely housebroken! So, posting an illustration about marital matters is more than a little uncomfortable for me, especially since my perspective here is from the robot's point of view. I am an introvert, reserved and awkwardly…

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Added by Paul Combs on October 5, 2017 at 8:26am — No Comments

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