Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
NASAR// Fl Fire Chiefs Assoc. // former USLA Ocean Lifeguard - that's the profile pic, by the way - over 12 years and 20 pounds ago (sigh) what a great job that was.....
FF/PM/Instructor, etc. // SARTECH I (NASAR) // Swiftwater Rescue Technician// K9 handler and so forth.
In the immortal words of Popeye - "I yam what I yam." While I do not have fancy degrees and pedigrees, I have a lot of experience and continue to expand the brain on stuff that matters most. Have been involved in the technical rescue aspects of the job for most of it. Currently expanding my knowledge and involvement in SAR. Have a great wife and kids and enjoy hanging out with them!
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Enjoy using the best tools God gave us - head and hands - to go into a difficult, challenging life or death situation and make the save.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Where else can you have this much fun in a career for decades...
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Too many people taking the job for the sole purpose of making money instead of taking the job for what its all about... or atleast used to be about....
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Hi there Baet; I’m Leo from Australia, Paramedic; Welcome to FFN hope U enjoy this site and gather many friends during your stay. If you read my profile and think that I am suited; please feel free to add me to your collection of FFN friends. If I have not added you as a friend, it’s because I have reached my Max and I am waiting for members to reply to me.
I also collect Patches and badges and would love to show one of yours in my collection. I am looking for Police, Medical, Ambulance, S&R; Dispatcher & Fire Service patches. If U are interested, or U know someone in these groups please contact me. My Email is firstname.lastname@example.org
If you fell like sending me one of your Service patch … don’t be shy….
My address is:-
Leo J. Cartwright
246 Kay Street
Bart, Welcome to the Firefighter 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.