Another spot to talk and learn about US&R issues, especially those that involve local,regional and state assets. Likely to fill up with State Urban Search and Rescue Alliance people, but all are welcome to network together.See More
"Well, I posted here in December of 2009, that my CML was not requiring any treatments. Not the case now. About 8 weeks ago I went for my 6 month check up and was told that my white count was 38,000. So I was started on chemo. My Doctor says that i…"
Firefighter II, VA Dept of Fire Programs Fire Instructor 1, DHS/FEMA Certified Instructor,HAZMAT Technician.ICS-100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 701.a,702.a,703.a,704,800. Weapons of Mass Destruction Training in Anniston, Alabama. EVOC Class 1,2,3. Basic Pump Operator. Communicating with Children. Hospital Emergency Response Training. Emergency Responder HAZMAT Technician Course. Live Agent Training At COBRA in Anniston, Alabama. Fire Investigation Training. Forest Fire Strategy and Tactics.FEMA-Incident Command Capabilities and Planning Strategies. FEMA-Hazard Assessment and Response Management. Vehicle Extrication. Rural Water Supply. Clandestine Lab Course.FEMA-Advanced Chemical and Biological Intergrated Response Course.DHS-WMD-Radiological/Nuclear Hazardous Materials Technician Course. FEMA Pandemic Planning and Preparedness Course.FEMA-All Hazards Incident Command Training.
Love the outdoors, softball, fishing, hunting, hiking, spending time with family and friends. Enjoy fire training and go to as many courses as I can.
Landscaping and home remodling/construction. Also a chef.
In a Relationship
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Love to help people in their time of need plus it's in my family/blood. My father and 2 brothers are/were on the department for over 20 years. My sister-in-law joined the department about 10 years ago. My brother is the Fire Marshall in my town. I enjoy serving my community and it's citizens.I want to give back to the community that I grew up in.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I enjoy helping others in their time of need. Also I love the brother/sisterhood of the fire service. Being part of a big family to help the people in my community.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Downsizing and funding(budget cuts). Lack of volunteer support during the day. Domestic Terrorism.
hi kendra, myname is brian in may of '06i was diagnosed with cml. my white count at the time was 265,000.started cemo the next day. was in the hospital for 5 days.was on a great drug that kept everything in check for a year then it started to fail. i was then put on a new drug that was suposed to get me to trans plant but it actually put me into molecular remmision. been ther for almost two years now. praise the LORD!! i was told that there are more drug s approved that are even better so great strides are being made everyday. hang in there.hope things are going well for you since your last posting.
Hey good to hear from you. Yes I'm putting them on jump drives and sending them out. We are going back to Anniston on 31 May - 6 June for IC HOT class if you can make it. So far it is only Rodney, Carey & myself.
Welcome to the family where the language and reasoning important the Border is not in our work is to save lives regardless of color, religion or social position, much less. The important thing in our work does not need language to communicate, or borders to help.
Greetings from Mexico.
you’re new friend Filiberto.