Command Training Centers and Tactical Simulation Labs

Defining Needs Up Front Key to Successful Integration of Command Training Center into a Department By Larry L. Collins Best known as Florida's Space Coast, Brevard County is roughly 35 miles east of Orlando on the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of more than 550,000 residents, Brevard County is home to the Kennedy Space Center; Cape Canaveral Air Force Station; Patrick Air Force Base; world famous Cocoa Beach; and Port Canaveral, the second busiest cruise port in the world. Brevard County Fire Rescue (BCFR) provides comprehensive all-risk fire and emergency services to a diverse urban-suburban-rural mixed county, the 10th largest in Florida. The department covers more than 1,000 square ...

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