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Tactical Safety for Firefighters: Quick, Aggressive, Violent

By Ray McCormack Three words that describe a battle posture with no dangling apologies. This battle posture describes a reaction to an event. Quick, decisive, engagement that crushes the opponent. Does your fire department specify its battle posture in such terms? Probably not!  So where is our war face, or is having a war face frowned upon?  Be proud of your war face. It helps get the job done. Firefighters that look intense usually are and operate purposely during their time on the fireground. A singular attitude attached to a group effort that shares a common goal is what gets the job done. This is life and death: it's not soft or slow it's hard work and it's time sensitive....

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