101 Drills for the Company Officer

07/01/2009
BY STEVE PRZIBOROWSKIOnce a firefighter leaves the recruit academy, the company officer is responsible to be that member’s personal training officer to ensure that that person’s training needs are met and that he is continuously on top of his game.For current and future company officers, I provide below 101 drills they can use to keep their training interesting and, most importantly, relevant to the needs of their personnel. Where did the number 101 come from? Well, besides being catchy, most company officers tend to work one-third of the time, based on a three-platoon system. Take away days off for vacation or for other department-approved reasons, the average company officer...

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