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Playing God

August 17, 2018 // 4 Comments

Reading social media these days can be a challenge. There are multiple pages set aside for nothing more than invoking a tactical debate, over a 5-second video. What good do [...]

Perfection

July 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Vince Lombardi says “perfect practice, makes perfect”. As much as I love Vince, it’s almost hypocritical to call what he did, perfection. Lombardi failed to [...]

Flags ‘n’ Such

June 23, 2018 // 3 Comments

Today, I’m writing about flags. Why not? Everyone else is doing it. We have flags on our apparatus and personal vehicles, flags on our uniforms and bunker gear. Some of us [...]

Participation Trophies

June 16, 2018 // 1 Comment

I’m sure this will be a polarizing topic, but if nothing else I’m honest, so here it goes….time in the fire service does not entitle you to anything but benefits. [...]

LIVE! From Ohio

June 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

  “Medic-XX, Engine-XX, this is your call. 123 Main Street, possible overdose. Pt is located on the front porch of residence, not breathing. PD is on scene, CPR in [...]

Competition

June 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

My entire career has revolved, in my head, around the idea that everything is a competition. From training to on-scene performance. From cooking to washing trucks. From [...]

Do Your Part

May 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

A simple concept, yet the vast majority of the service fails to recognize its simplicity. We are a whole. The Firefighters, Company Officers, Chief Officers, Government [...]