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26th Annual Les Lukert Conference

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Shaping the Future; “Creating Leaders in our Youth” Part I

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As we quickly approach a time when much of the fire service leadership will be retiring we are destine to face the loss of great leadership in the fire service. This could prove to be a tragedy for our profession or we can make it a positive bench mark. A lot is going to depend […]

Role of the Company Officer

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No matter what your title may be, the one thing that’s consistent is the crucial role that the company officer plays in the operations of the fire service.  In fact it is the most critical role in leadership of the execution of the organization’s  mission.  The training of company officers has been extremely important through […]

Fire and Training

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Join host Douglas Cline on the next edition of Fire and Training on FireEngineering’s Blog talk Radio as we talk tactics, training and operating on Mega Mansion Fires.  Your will not want to miss this shows as guests Chris Naum and Greg Jakubowski join the show and will share information on this topic that was […]

Taking it to the Streets “Back to the Basics”

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Join me Friday April 24, 2015 at 8:30 am in Room 101 as we take an in-depth look at training today’s fire service and the rolls of “Back to the Basics” plays.  We will be taking an in-depth look at the incorporation of science, street training and what our history shows us.  If you are […]

Taking it to the Streets; Training for Success

        Safety is the focus, specifically the need for a need to return to basic training in day – to – day deployment demands.  Students will review lessons learned from case studies, modern scientific research, line of duty deaths and investigative reports for tactical operations, deployment and survival.  Students become aware of […]

Company Officers…The True Trainers of the Fire Service

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Being at FDIC 2015 the buzz is about Training…imagine that. But who is creating that buzz? Well everyone here is talking about “Training” but what does that really mean? Well even with close to 40,000 fire service personnel converged on Indianapolis for FDIC there is still training going on back home. Who is doing it […]

Fire and Training on Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio

Listen to the latest edition of Fire and Training on Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio. Joining host Doug Cline is Chief John Buckman and Chief Jim Duffy as they discuss taking training to the streets. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/fireengineeringtalkradio/2015/03/11/episode-990-fire-and-training-with-doug-cline  

Taking it to the Streets: Vacant, unoccupied, abandoned

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What at the Projected Operational Risks? Do they Matter? Photo:CJ Naum, 2013 Taking it to the Streets Vacant, unoccupied, abandoned and derelict buildings continue to challenge emergency response companies at incidents. It’s the buildings of Heritage – masonry construction with Heavy Timber, Mill, Semi-Mill or Ordinary Construction systems of three to six to eight story […]

Central Ohio FOOLS Training Opportunity

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An interactive and thought provoking training seminar exploreing leading edge theories and fire service discussion points from across the American Fire Service profession.

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