I am sure all of us could say we have worked for great officers and for bad officers. I also believe one could advocate that the bad officers teach you more about being a quality officer than the good ones. In my previous department, I had the fortune to work for an officer who was one of the best in the Department. He treated me just like a rookie should be, he gave me a hard time, pushed me to be better, mentored me, and most of all taught me about many parts of the service, especially…Continue
Added by Jonah Smith on May 24, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments
While at the "Combat Ready" Class last week many of my fellow firefighters gave me a hard time about some things while we were there, including one of the instructors. It was a great presentation that I took a lot away from including things that I can implement and live out at all of the fire departments I am associated…Continue
Added by Jonah Smith on May 15, 2012 at 1:12pm — No Comments
Last week, I received notification that I would have an article I submitted to the Carolina Fire Rescue Journal published. It is a topic that I am very passionate about and feel we all should address. Here is the link to it on the Carolina Fire Rescue Journal Web site.
Added by Jonah Smith on May 10, 2012 at 9:23am — No Comments