Firefighter News: FDIC 2013 General Session: Bobby Halton on the Importance of Instructors

04/25/2013
"To complete the fire service's mission amidst growing demands and shrinking budgets, now as never before, we need YOU, we need great instructors," Robert Halton, editor in chief of Fire Engineering and FDIC education director, told the audience at Thursday's General Session. "So we gather here at FDIC to try to find better ways to serve the troops, better ways to provide them with an advantage, better ways to hone their skills for survival. For these purposes--and these purposes alone--we gather this week." Drawing on the examples of historical heroes and heroines, tradition, and the core values of the fire service, Halton complimented, guided, and encouraged the fire...

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