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Articles by Jonathon Jacobs

About Jonathon Jacobs (7 Articles)
Jon grew up in the fire service. His father was a firefighter for 17 years, thus cultivating his love of the emergency services. Straight out of high school, Jon joined the military as a Navy Hospital Corpsman, volunteering as an 8404 Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsman. He was with 1/24 Marine Reserve unit out of MI for a short time before volunteering for a deployment to Iraq with 3/24 in 2009. Since coming home and finishing his military service, he has worked in multiple family practice, ER’s and urgent cares before getting licensed as an EMT-B and settling into his passion of Fire/EMS.

I’ve Got The Power

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

A controversial topic that doesn’t seem to have enough said about it is one that I’ve been examining in my head lately as I join my new department. The subject of [...]

Accepting Mediocrity

April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mediocrity is a dangerous blight on the fire service.  In volunteer and full-time departments alike, we accept mediocrity in our equipment, personnel and even in ourselves. [...]

The Rookie Attitude

March 13, 2015 // 3 Comments

As a rookie, our most important job is to earn the respect and trust of our brothers and sisters in the fire service.  Too often, departments get fresh recruits with very [...]