ANTHONY AVILLO retired as deputy chief, North Hudson (NJ) Regional Fire and Rescue, after serving 34 years in the fire service. He is the director of the Monmouth County (NJ) Fire Academy. He is the author of Fireground Strategies (2015) and co-author of Full Contact Leadership (2017). He is a member of the Fire Engineering Editorial Advisory Board. He was the recipient of the 2012 IFSFI George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award . He has a B.S. degree in fire science and an M.S. degree in national security studies.