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At 12:00pm on November 17, 2009, Jonathan Hill said…
What an honor to be able to meet Marcus Latrell. I just finished reading his book and I feel like I know him. I wish there where more people like him in the world.
At 11:07am on October 7, 2009, Rick Fritz said…
The new Basics book looks great!
At 2:44pm on October 1, 2009, William Deruyter said…
Thanks for accepting my request. Hope all is well. Stay safe.
At 10:57pm on September 13, 2009, Todd Holderfield said…
Thank you for accepting my request Cheif, it is an honor to have you as a friend. Are you speaking any where near the Carolina's any time in the near future?
At 8:04pm on September 7, 2009, Aaron C. James said…
what advice do u give people starting out in the fire service to find their way to making it a full career,
At 12:35am on September 1, 2009, steven gledhill said…
chief you are and inspiration to us all. i too watched the pride and glory clip in rookie school. i dont think one person in that class room walked out there with out some sort of understanding of what this job really means. thank you chief
At 10:29pm on August 31, 2009, John Cannon said…
just wanted to say i had the privilege of watching your video the other day during my rookie school reassured me of the pride an honor i'll be caring with me throughout my career.
At 8:07pm on August 1, 2009, Doug Price said…
Hey Chief, Sorry we missed ya this week in NC hope u had a good weekend. Marnie was mad she had to wrk and that kept her from gettin to up and catchup with you. Mayb next time u get bk up this way we can get together. Stay safe

At 12:00am on July 23, 2009, Todd McKee said…
Hey Chief!
Could you please send me some information on having you speak at my department please. Here is my email

At 6:45pm on July 13, 2009, Brad Hoff said…
Hey Big Brother!

Thanks for coming all the way up to North Pole over the weekend for the Pride and Ownership. As always it was a class act and great to see you and catch up. Sorry for the softball attire and I wish I could have stayed and listened a lot longer. I will do my best to take you up on coming down to little old Texas next year for the symposium. Hope you have a great time in Myrtle Beach this week.

At 8:04pm on July 10, 2009, Marnie Price said…

Oh yeah, Chief, I want you to meet my special little man! His name his Huxbar, ( I bet you know what a huxbar is!! Most of the firefighters around here don't!) he is almost 1 1/2 years old. He is a shih tzu and my little angel! He is also a big fan of yours as you can tell! HA HA!! Love ya brother,
At 7:46pm on July 10, 2009, Marnie Price said…

That's wonderful Chief, would love to catch up with you if your schedule permits!! Did you hear Raleigh rolled their tiller this am on the way to a structure fire? Tried to upload the pic. Don't know if it worked. Three injuries, two serious but not life threatening. Keep them on our prayers!! Love ya,
At 2:28pm on July 2, 2009, Doug Price said…
Hey Chief just swinging by to say hello.Thats some great pics. Chief, especially the one for the North East Corner of the new House. Whenever you get bk up to NC give us a yell I'm sure Marnie would like to sit down and have dinner with and catch up. Take Care.

At 7:33am on May 27, 2009, Frances C. Thorpe (Missy) said…
I have a 1 hour lay over in Dallas Ft. Worth on Friday evening (May 29th) from 1650 to 1755. I would love to talk to you.
At 12:06pm on May 8, 2009, Eileen Brennan Cress said…
Hey Rick,

I love looking at all your pictures....It was wonderful to see you in glad to be here....I hope all is well out there...keep those "Cowboys" safe, looks like they need it. :) Big hello to the Lasky Girls...let me know when your heading to FLA!!

Talk soon,
Miss ya.
At 7:57pm on May 1, 2009, Arthur Ashley said…
Thanks for taking the time to talk to the young folks from EKU and UNCC that volunteer their time to help make FDIC happen. Your talk, in their room, was funny, inspiring and needed. I myself, volunteer to help every year. I am a Lieutenant from Lexington KY and when I volunteer, I see the new generation and in these kids, it makes me smile. Just wanted to say thank you, alot of these kids look up to you. I myself am glad to call you "brother". Thanks again.

Arthur Ashley
Engine Co. # 2
HazMat Special Operations
Lexington Fire Dept.
Lexington KY 40505

I will be in the Dallas area from June 14th thru the 20th taking part in the Dallas Lieutenant's Assessment, hope I can come by and check out Lewisville's department
At 11:13pm on April 26, 2009, Nick Morgan said…
Hey Chief,

It was great to finally get to meet you personally at FDIC this year! Keep the fire burning and stay safe!

At 2:42pm on March 25, 2009, Brad Hoff said…
Hey it's warming up here...looking forward to seeing you this summer. Sorry we won't have much time. You will just have to be a little more flex in you schedule when you come the next time...LOL Did I tell you I was venturing into the bagpipes...scary stuff for the unsuspecting ears around me Ha hah!

Take Big Brother!


At 2:21pm on March 16, 2009, Don Huneke said…
Chief thanks for the friend add. It was a great honor to hear you speak !!! Great class and very motivational. The book rocks; I could not put it down!! Thanks for signing it. Your class and book apply to both Fire and Police work. I have handed the book off to a fellow Guns and Hoses Brother who loves it. Would love to pick you brain on Truck Op's, Highrise and personalizing rigs. (Red with Red lights of course lololol)

I hope to see You and Chief Salka soon.

Stay safe and all the best to your families.

Don Huneke
At 6:38pm on March 10, 2009, Shane Comparetto said…

I would like to tell you thank you from my brothers and sisters from this past weekend seminar! You made me look at myself and realize some faults that I will correct! I don't want to blow smoke up your a**, but I hope that I can spread the message that you and I so proudly represent! You definetly are needed more than ever in the fire service and I will do what it takes to bring the tradition back! You definetly derserve all the speaking trumpets that you have on your collar!! Thanks Again!!!
P.S. History Quiz- Check out my pictures and see if you can tell me what the weird looking board is that I posted! (It's an easy One)

Shane Comparetto
Engine Company 81
Hardeeville Fire Department

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