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Paul Combs's Blog – November 2014 Archive (4)

HAPPY THANKSGIVING



Enjoy family and friends, and be thankful for all who are in your life. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving, everybody!

Added by Paul Combs on November 27, 2014 at 8:37am — No Comments

LIKE A FLYING BRICK



Tankers are big, they are bulky, top heavy, and were never intended to be driven at a high rate of speed. However, when you mix adrenaline, inexperience, and complacency, these vital resources can become killers. 



I've attached a link to a Fire Engineering article from 1998 by Dale Perry that is a great learning and training resource. …



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Added by Paul Combs on November 26, 2014 at 12:21pm — No Comments

WITCHCRAFT SCIENCE



Well, you know which side of the isle I sit on. Below are some excellent links that further explain the science, research, and applied tactical aspects of the flow path study and SLICE-RS.…





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Added by Paul Combs on November 17, 2014 at 12:46pm — 2 Comments

THE CONDUCTOR



Leading a crew of diverse personalities can be challenging. As a fire officer it is your job to make sure everyone on your team is being as productive as possible, even if you have to adjust how you treat each individual to do so. The more effective you are at individualizing your leadership style, the more effectively your subordinates will carry out their assigned…

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Added by Paul Combs on November 10, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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