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Deputy Fire Chief Barksdale Selected for Fire Service Executive Development Institute for 2014 Session

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (www.iafc.org) announced that Benjamin M. Barksdale, Deputy Fire Chief of the Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department, has been accepted into the 2014 session of the Fire Service Executive Development Institute (FSEDI).

Officers Selected for Fire Service Executive Development Institute for 2014 Session

Mon, Apr 7, 2014

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) announced the cadre of students accepted into the 2014 session of the Fire Service Executive Development Institute (FSEDI).

FDIC 2014: The Qualities of a Good Officer

Mon, Apr 7, 2014

Dave Casey and Chris Niebling presented "Company Officer Development: Lead from the Right Seat" at FDIC 2014.

Lead from the Right Seat at FDIC 2014.

Casey, Niebling Discuss Leadership at FDIC 2014

Mon, Apr 7, 2014

Dave Casey and Chris Niebling presented "Company Officer Development: Lead from the Right Seat" at FDIC 2014.

Relatives of Man Who Collapsed Near Firehouse Confront D.C. Fire Chief

Sat, Apr 5, 2014

Relatives of Cecil Mills, who died across the street from a District firehouse after the firefighters there wouldn't help him, unloaded on Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe at a meeting.

NFPA President James M Shannon to be Honored at 26th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner

Fri, Apr 4, 2014

The Congressional Fire Services Institute's Board of Directors selected the Honorable James M. Shannon, President of the National Fire Protection Association, as the recipient of the 2014 CFSI/Motorola Solutions Mason Lankford Fire Service Leadership Award.

Spartan Names Michael Bowman Vice President of Sales and Emergency Response

Tue, Apr 1, 2014

Spartan Chassis ("Spartan" or the "Company"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc.

New Jersey Firefighter Turns 100

Mon, Mar 31, 2014

A New Jersey firefighter has laid claim to the title of the nation's oldest acting firefighter after turning 100 over the weekend.

FDIC 2014 Preview: If You're an Officer, Be a Leader

Mon, Mar 31, 2014

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Chairman Dennis Compton will be presenting the classroom "If You're an Officer, Be a Leader" at this year's FDIC.

Cummins Strengthens Leadership Position in the North American Heavy Duty Truck Market

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today confirmed its commitment to customers in the heavy-duty truck market with the announcements of fuel-efficiency improvements, a new engine rating and Connected Diagnostics.

Seven Deadly Sins of Fire Service Leadership, Part 2

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

In Part 2 of his series, John K. Murphy takes offers some suggestions on how to avoid leadership sins.

Detroit Fire Commissioner Retires Due to Health Issues

Tue, Mar 25, 2014

Detroit Fire Commissioner Jonathan Jackson is retiring from his position due to health issues.

Nominations Open for IAFC Fire Chief of the Year Award

Mon, Mar 17, 2014

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 IAFC Fire Chief of the Year award. This award is being presented by the IAFC in partnership with Pierce Manufacturing.

The Job: Leadership Lessons

Fri, Mar 7, 2014

What are you reading? P.J. Norwood discusses the benefits of some book learning when it comes to fire service leadership.

FDIC 2014: Chief Problem Solver

Thu, Mar 6, 2014

Longtime Fire Engineering contributor and Northville Township (MI) Fire Department Chief Richard Marinucci will present his "Chief Problem Solver" workshop at FDIC 2014.

Officer Development: Leaders Teach

Wed, Mar 5, 2014

Some people like to debate whether leaders are made or born. Most likely, some true leaders are born, but most are made-"self-made."

FDIC 2014: Pride and Ownership

Tue, Mar 4, 2014

Rick Lasky will be presenting his workshop on "Pride & Ownership" at FDIC 2014.

Report Advocates LAFD Reform

Mon, Mar 3, 2014

Changes to the management structure of the Los Angeles Fire Department -- including more job stability for fire chiefs -- along with an overhaul of the agency's paramedic operations will help reduce concerns over emergency response times and other departmental issues.

IAFC and Motorola Solutions Foundation Continue Growth of Fire Service Leaders

Wed, Feb 19, 2014

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) announced it has received a grant as part of the Motorola Solutions Foundation's Public Safety and Security Institute; the Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Seven Deadly Sins of Fire Service Leadership, Part 1

Wed, Feb 19, 2014

After-Action Report Released from Kill the Flashover 2014 Project

Tue, Feb 18, 2014

The document below was produced at the end of the Kill the Flashover 2014 Project that was held at the South Carolina Fire Academy in Columbia (SC), February 10-14, 2014.

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