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No Peace Time Fire Service

“The new look had brought with it not only a new kind of weaponry but a new kind of warrior as well. Actually, the new breed was kind of a warrior diplomat; as bloodless ballistics seemed to be phasing out the role of fighters on the future battlegrounds, the emphasis increased on the diplomatic side of soldering”“But then, suddenly, it was too late, even for a tourniquet: Chief of Staff Taylor disbanded all the Old Army regiments, with all their history and tradition to make way for the new…See More
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It's Not A Mold It's A Standard!

It’s Not A Mold It’s A Standard!              Tom Brands Iowa Wrestling Coach, NCAA Champion, Olympic Gold MedalistWhen I was a kid growing up the Iowa Hawkeye Wrestling Team was the STANDARD! They won multiple National Championships as a team and individuals. The “Iowa” style of wrestling was prevalent and taught. The emphasis was on toughness, conditioning, and BASICS and that created and ideal mindset of being able to accomplish anything put in front of you.I remember opening up my USA…See More
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Lives in:
Mechanicsville Va
Department:
Henrico Fire
Title/rank:
Captain
Years of public service:
20
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Staffing, funding, real life training
Professional Qualifications:
ff1,ff2,EMT-B,Instructor1 and 2, Officer 4, DPO, Aerial Operator, Confined Space, Vehicle rescue, Heavy Vehicle rescue, Rope Rescue 1, IMS, Haz-Mat OPS, May Day Frefighter Down, Advanced Engine and Truck Ops,NREMT-I, BS Fire Science Columbia Southern University, NFA Managing Officer Charter Class
Topics you provide training for:
Engine Company and Truck Company ops, Fire fighter safety and survival. Classroom presenter FDIC 2011,2012,2013 and FIREHOUSE EXPO 2012, Virginia Fire Officer Academy, Firefighter Cardiac Arrest
Areas of expertise:
Engine Ops, Firefighter Cardiac Arrest
Bio:
Began as a volunteer with Mechanicsville VFD at age 15. Hired by Stafford County Fire and Rescue as a career firefighter at age 20. Currently with the Henrico County Division of Fire assigned to Battalion 2 Command Captain and Command Team Member A shift. Married with a 14 and 11 year old sons. I also enjoy baseball,football, MMA, NCAA Wrestling, and NASCAR
Web site:
http://www.averagejakefirefighter.com

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No Peace Time Fire Service

“The new look had brought with it not only a new kind of weaponry but a new kind of warrior as well. Actually, the new breed was kind of a warrior diplomat; as bloodless ballistics seemed to be phasing out the role of fighters on the future battlegrounds, the emphasis increased on the diplomatic side of soldering”

“But then, suddenly, it was too late, even for a tourniquet: Chief of Staff Taylor disbanded all the Old Army regiments, with all their history and tradition to…

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Posted on October 15, 2020 at 3:07pm

It's Not A Mold It's A Standard!

It’s Not A Mold It’s A Standard!

              Tom Brands Iowa Wrestling Coach, NCAA Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist

When I was a kid growing up the Iowa Hawkeye Wrestling Team was the STANDARD! They won multiple National Championships as a team and individuals. The “Iowa” style of wrestling was prevalent and taught. The emphasis was on toughness, conditioning, and BASICS and that created and ideal mindset of being able to…

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Posted on April 24, 2020 at 10:25am

Enging Company Search: Split Level House

Engine Company Search: Split Level House





Life Safety is the fire services number one priority, typically accomplished by searching for victims of fire inside fire buildings. This is a high risk, high man power, and high intensity tactic that must be planned and coordinated. However, fire departments all over the country often are faced with the choice of…

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Posted on March 1, 2018 at 11:35am — 1 Comment

Engine Company Search: Tri Level House

Engine Company Search: Tri Level House



Life Safety is the fire services number one priority, typically accomplished by searching for victims of fire inside fire buildings. This is a high risk, high man power, and high intensity tactic that must be planned and coordinated. However, fire departments all over the country often are faced with the choice of…

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Posted on February 12, 2018 at 9:39am

Engine Company Search: Ranch House

Engine Company Search: Ranch House



Life Safety is the fire services number one priority, typically accomplished by searching for victims of fire inside fire buildings. This is a high risk, high man power, and high intensity tactic that must be planned and coordinated. However, fire departments all over the country often are faced with the choice of either…

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Posted on January 31, 2018 at 2:03pm

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