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Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich's Blog – January 2014 Archive (2)

Paying For Advocacy


If the fire service is populated with honorable and good people who are dedicated to providing their best efforts in the name of public safety to their communities, then why should we have to pay someone else to advocate on our behalf? Who better than us to advocate for our needs?

An advocate is defined as one who pleads the cause of another; one who defends, vindicates or…


Added by Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich on January 26, 2014 at 7:05pm — 1 Comment

Tales of Betrayals

We have to distrust each other. It is our defense against betrayal. – Tennessee Williams

Much has been written about the motivations of firefighters.

Though there may be different reasons for why some choose to be full-time, while others are paid-on-call or volunteer; all firefighters CHOOSE to serve the public. The frequency of the…


Added by Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich on January 6, 2014 at 7:58pm — 2 Comments

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