Firefighting

FDIC: REENERGIZING LEADERSHIP IN THE PURSUIT OF FIRE SERVICE EXCELLENCE

Issue 9 and Volume 150.

FDIC: REENERGIZING LEADERSHIP IN THE PURSUIT OF FIRE SERVICE EXCELLENCE Editor`s note: Following are excerpts from speeches delivered at the 1997 Fire Department Instructors Conference Main Program this past April. These important words from fire service leaders focus our attention on matters that deeply affect fire departments across the nation and give you just a taste (remembering that 1997 FDIC was a six-day networking vehicle of 150 classroom sessions, interactive sessions, full-scale hands-on training sessions, 600-plus exhibits, etc.) of what the conference is all about. Hopefully, the force behind these words will reenergize you in your pursuit of excellence in your fire service endeavors. Tom Brennan Former Chief, Waterbury (CT) Fire Department Volunteer, paid, federal, industrial–we`re all the same. There is no difference. We have to drop the myths that perpetuate this difference. Otherwise we`ll never be able to talk to each other U. We weren`t any different in New…

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