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Chad Menard      

Air Management Comes Before the Call

It all starts with rig checks and SCBA checks by us, Chad Menard writes.

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Doug Mitchell      

Information Overload

Change for change's sake may not be the best approach, Doug Mitchell says.
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Legal Forecast

John K. Murphy on FDIC and the firefighter attorneys' opinions on important issues facing the fire service and how to avoid legal jeopardy.

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Jeremy Hurd      

FDIC: A Chaplain's View

Jeremy Hurd recounts his experience at FDIC International.
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Jennifer Sollars Miller     

Firefighting and Autism

Parents of children with autism have a lot in common with firefighters, Jennifer Sollars Miller says.
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Dan Kerrigan      

Setting the Right Example

Dan Kerrigan shares another story of health success.
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Nick Ledin      

Outworked

How many hours did you train last year? Nick Ledin on putting in the time.
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