Firefighter Training


Issue 3 and Volume 152.

TRAINING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A LOOK AT THE NOMINEES The Training Achievement Award, given by Fire Engineering at the Fire Department Instructors Conference beginning this year, recognizes individual or department training accomplishments that have had an impact on the state, regional, or local level. Selection criteria include innovation, effectiveness, resourcefulness, usability by others, and contribution to firefighter operational safety. This year`s nominations reflect the professionalism, resourcefulness, and dedication of the fire service. A brief overview of the programs submitted for consideration is presented here (in alphabetical order). Masterfirefighter Robert A. Anderson, Virginia Beach (VA) Fire Department/Video Production Unit/”Virginia Beach Frontline Firefighter” Robert Anderson has led the nation in municipal fire training through the innovation of video and computerized educational tools. He has shared his talents with hundreds of aspiring fire service video producers, magnifying the tools of technology. He is the catalyst of the video production unit and is largely responsible…

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