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At 9:36am on March 12, 2008, Bobby Halton said…
I am so glad you hung in with us, I know our old site was tough to get around. Regarding Courage and Valor we are starting a list of instructors who are willing to donate one or two fees a year to the foundation. There is no set amount or anything like that, when I speak for a day I usually ask for $1000. as a donation, for keynotes I ask for a $500 donation and when I speak to volunteer groups I just ask them to pass a boot at the end.
I got a group question I am going to post right now.
This is a great page and thanks for all you are doing!
Your friend Bobby
At 10:02pm on March 11, 2008, Jeff Betz said…
Hey Tony, thought I'd just say hello right here. I am in Adrian, which is dead in the middle of a triangle of Ann Arbor, Jackson, and Toledo Ohio. I know a few folks around Chelsea, and maybe a couple in GR. One of my high school buddies from here lives near GB I think. Really nice to meet you brother - keep in touch
At 1:01pm on March 11, 2008, Erich Roden said…
Sounds great. I switched to a 28 hour day...lets me take in at least four more hours of the computer. Wait a minute...where's my wife, kid and furniture..and what's this note doing...
At 10:38am on March 11, 2008, Erich Roden said…
My 9 year old daughter is teaching me...
At 10:20am on March 11, 2008, Frank Ricci said…
Your concerns were the same as mine, at first I thought it was hookie. It is only ment to be used in an extream emergency. I was under it when it was used. I am a believer the with the volume it pumps out we did not feel any heat invertion. Note the system do's not go into the fire room just protects the haul. It something went really wrong a steam burn would be ok with me. Yes with properly trained instuctors and following 1403 you should never have to use it. I been burning for years and never had a problem. I am also not nieve to think that in training and on the job things can go wrong. Check out my interview with Bobby Halton or give me a call 203-285-4907
At 10:10am on March 11, 2008, Frank Ricci said…
Tony, we would value your input check out and sign up for our group, Tactical Building Blocks
This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover what actions to undertake if you do.We will cover some big issues as well as small tactical tips.
Be Safe
At 11:09pm on March 10, 2008, Ray McCormack said…
We have ignition!

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