The fire service’s annual sojourn will be somewhat different this year thanks to the pandemic, but the “summer school” edition in Indianapolis will feature the same extraordinary mix of firefighter training, brotherhood, and networking that sets it apart.
The Anatomy of a Rescue
Purpose, preparation, and execution are key to a successful rescue. DAVID J. STONE
Leadership: What Are Your Personal Core Values?
Here’s a challenge to create your own mission statement and core values and live by them every day. STEVE PRZIBOROWSKI
Communication and Maydays
The roles that leadership, standard operating procedures, training, and communication play in calling a Mayday. DONALD ABBOTT
Earning the Title “The Professional Volunteer”
Being a professional firefighter in a professional organization is under your control. THOMAS A. MERRILL
Complacency and Actual vs. Theoretical Danger
Theoretical danger is a distraction that takes focus away from the mission and leads to errors. MICHAEL J. BARAKEY
Setting Your Training Program Up for Success
Follow these important steps to set your training program on the right path. BECKI WHITE