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Brad Hoff's Blog – November 2008 Archive (4)

Alaska Firefighters pay tribute to Battalion Chief Phil Rounds University of Alaska FD

Wow what can we say about Chief Wonderful? We had a great celebration of his life through out the week and on Saturday. He will be forever in our hearts and on our minds as we continue to carry on the task that he has always held so near and dear to his heart. Chief Rounds will forever be remembered for his love of the job by all those he touched in whatever he did.

Never before in my life have I ever scene a gathering of brothers and sisters in Fairbanks who traveled from near and… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on November 30, 2008 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving

In a time of uncertainty and grief in our lives and in our country I hope that we can all remember why it is important to be thankful to God for all that He has given us and left us to take charge of in our country and in the absence or a loved one or friend who has left us the torch to continue the job at hand.

I am thankful for a website community like this where we can come together and share our thoughts, training and lives.

This year I am very thankful to God… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on November 27, 2008 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Paying Tribute

To a Brother, Mentor, Friend and Chief who too many of us was an honorary dad. It is sad to think of a fellow Brother in the Fire Service as what was and what has and what could have. You see the only thing we are asked to do is to pick up where they left off and do the right thing in hope that we can somehow fill some huge boots that are now empty. We must remember and never forget one's dedication, one's sacrifices to the public, to one's family and to us and the lessons taught to us to carry… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on November 25, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Needing Prayers

Hi everyone I created a group called Our Family in Need . It's a group where anyone can list and share requests for helping our own in need or prayers and condolences for our Brothers and Sisters in the Fire Service and their immediate families. What I listed below is also in my new group.

I have a friend who is a Battalion Chief in a local fd. He has been fighting a good fight with cancer and just got sick and is now in the hospital for the last few days. It appears they have not… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on November 20, 2008 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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