Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
City of Naples (6 months)
City of Venice (9 years,this is where I went to the Academy) Left the service for a private job (20 months)
Nokomis VFD (joined after 9/11)
Charlotte County Fire Rescue (2 months-Not the Right Fit)
Southern Manatee Fire Rescue (since 2004-Feels Right!)
FF / EMT
Confine Space Tech.
Fire Instructor 1
Karate fanatic! 30 + years and it feels like yesterday!
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I joined a Karate Dojo as a teenager and wanted a career that would allow me to apply what I learn....Crisis management is applicable to both the Fire Service and Martial Arts.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
It's a special place for special people.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Technology changes at a rate faster than responder education...
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Chris, 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.