David Schnitker
  • 54, Male
  • Luckey, OH
  • United States
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Christian Cossey left a comment for David Schnitker
"How's it going?"
Nov 6, 2009
David Schnitker commented on JP Moore's group Safety Officers
"Urgent need:.. I am looking for departments that have safety officers and what their Rank is in the department or how do they have authority, just where does the safety oficer fit in the chain of command, need as many replies as possible and as soon…"
Sep 9, 2009
David Schnitker replied to Mick Shelley's discussion Memorial Day Is Upon Us, Let's Not
"check out my blog , pay tibute to those who you know that do double duty."
May 24, 2009
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"Thank you Anthony for all you do"
May 24, 2009
Anthony Bernal commented on David Schnitker's blog post Remembering and Honoring those who serve "Double Duty"
"I serve double duties, as a soldier and a volunteer firefighter and EMT - Basic. I have served twice in Afghanistain and once in Iraq. Earning several awards including the Bronze Star. But it is becouse those that did not get to come home with us,…"
May 24, 2009
David Schnitker commented on David Schnitker's blog post Remembering and Honoring those who serve "Double Duty"
"Some men that I forgot in my original post. Bob Sergent U.S. Army, Jim Sergent, U.S Army, Alan Sanders U.S Army Vietnam, all of the Pemberville Freedom Fire dept."
May 24, 2009
Ben Waller commented on David Schnitker's blog post Remembering and Honoring those who serve "Double Duty"
"I serve with several "Double Duty" firefighters. A sailor who has served a tour in Iraq and a tour in Afghanistan. A soldier who has been recommended for a Bronze Star for his actions in combat in Iraq. A sailor/corpsman who did a tour in…"
May 24, 2009
David Schnitker posted a blog post

Remembering and Honoring those who serve "Double Duty"

I'm not quite sure what my inspiration was to write this, but the more I thought about it I thought to myself, as Firefighters we are really good at remembering our countries veterans and we are really passionate about remebering our fallen brothers ans sisters in the Fire Service but, I haven't seen much where we really truly honor those who are our nations True Heros, Those who serve "Double Duty".The more I thought about this subject I started to realize how many people I know that serve "…See More
May 24, 2009
David Schnitker and sarah arledge are now friends
Apr 30, 2009

Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Safety Officer
Years in Fire/EMS:
29
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Troy Township Fire/EMS
Years With Department/Agency
23
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Wood County EMA, Middleton Twp Fire Station 1
My Training:
Fire Fighter 1, Fire Instructor, EMT-I, Safety Officer Trained, NIMS out my uno, Advanced open water diver. certified EMD advanced, and 28 years worth of schools, classes etc. to many to be named
About Me:
I like a wide variety of music, no rap, I like bud light, bowling and fishing are my main past times, and riding my goldwing.
Day Job:
Safety/Compliance Officer for Full Time EMS
Relationship Status:
Married
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I don't think I had a choice it was in my blood before I was born, I am a 4th generation fifrefighter, along with my younger brother and 2 1st cousins
Top Issues Facing Responders:
safety being a state of mind and a way of life not just a talk about topic, and it does apply to everybody

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Remembering and Honoring those who serve "Double Duty"

Posted on May 24, 2009 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

I'm not quite sure what my inspiration was to write this, but the more I thought about it I thought to myself, as Firefighters we are really good at remembering our countries veterans and we are really passionate about remebering our fallen brothers ans sisters in the Fire Service but, I haven't seen much where we really truly honor those who are our nations True Heros, Those who serve "Double Duty".

The more I thought about this subject I started to realize how many people I know that… Continue

Not Getting any younger but still getting better.

Posted on April 19, 2009 at 6:16pm 0 Comments

Only 2 days till I leave for FDIC I acn't wait, Actually I am getting excited about all of the upcoming events that I am involved in. FDIC, Start teaching a new FFI transion class the 28th, Fire Fighter Safety and Survival week, Ohio weekend at Emmitsburg. All this just in the nick of time, I am definatly ready for a rejuvenation.

Not Getting any younger but still getting better.

Posted on April 14, 2009 at 11:50pm 1 Comment

I have to chuckle getting ready to post this blog, We had drill tonight at our station, It was nice actually it was somebody elses turn to lead drill so Our Asst. Chief did a drill on SCBA nothing elaborate but good practice. Now mind you he is about 10 years younger than me, Not that I am "Old" yet but not young anymore, anyhow, As an instructor and the Department Safety Officer I took my turn at donning my gear and Pack, making sure it was done properly no skin showing, etc. We carried the… Continue

Bunker Gear

Posted on February 26, 2009 at 5:01pm 0 Comments

If your bunker gear truly doesnt fit you talk to your Dept. Safety Officer. That the place to start since this sounds like a safety issue

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At 6:47pm on November 6, 2009, Christian Cossey said…
How's it going?
At 8:12pm on April 26, 2009, tito said…
WOW!! Fantastic conference David could send me information regarding this event or any page with interesting information about FDIC - My Email titopompei2008@hotmail.com
Thanks Brother and big hug from Buenos Aires in Republic Argentina
At 12:56am on April 21, 2009, Brian Zauber said…
I DO THANKS FOR ASKING. :)
At 9:52pm on March 30, 2009, Wendy Norris said…
Just wanted to say hello!
At 6:41am on February 25, 2009, Dale Dittrick said…
David,
I'll send your Essentials 5 question of to some other instructors to see if they can help you.
At 5:44pm on February 14, 2009, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
David, welcome to the Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy just jump in anywhere and get your feet wet. 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.


Chief William Sharp
Southern Oregon Coast
 
 
 

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