""comprised of firefighters from the Indianapolis Metropolitan area. Although the Society was originally established by Professional firefighters of Irish heritage, today the Emerald Society membership is open to all firefighters regardless of…"
"I agree with the rest. Please re-consider the promotion. If after ten years you still lack the confidence and experience this rank demands, you are doing yourself, your members, and your family a great dis-service if you accept.
"With all due respect, i would humbly advise that you do not take the promotion as of yet. Take some time to attend some classes on leadership, command, and one class in particular is based on becoming the new supervisor of the same members that you…"
"Ranking up? Please define this terminology....
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"Ranking up? Please define this terminology.... Question, is this a voted upon system? If you are writing on FFN that you are "freaking out" then you are not ready to move up. General nervousness is normal for anticipation of new…"
"Just so everyone knows on scene yes it is "Yes Chief" or "Yes Sir" and even when infront of others as far as Probies ir others whom don't hold rank, but when it's a one on one in no official compasity is the first name…"
"I met my chief when I joined the fire dept. but he is very laid back. Since he's so laid back then we can call him "Chief", "Steve", or his favorite nickname "Bubba". But if he did, for any reason, mind us calling…"
"Our dept. is also pretty laid back, and the Chief as well as the firefighters and other officers are volunteer. There are some who refer to the Chief as "Chief" at all times. Most of us use his first name. On the scene for radio traffic,we…"
Help people out and hey who does not want to be a Fireman
Why I Love Fire/EMS
If I have to tell you wouldn't nderstand
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Proper Unified Comunications. Money, Staffing volunteers, Money Training, Money yeah I said money alot and yes I know grants grants grants but you can not always count on grants some times you don't get them no matter how much you need them
Allen, welcome to the FF Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Takes a bit to kinda figure it all out but you will be glad you did. Have fun and look around.