• 53, Male
  • Seabrook, TX
  • United States
Share on Facebook

Cord's Friends

  • THE BIG F.
  • Shannon
  • Fire Boy
  • Ray van den Bel
  • debbie
  • Aaron Arden
  • Mary Love
  • Kristen
  • S.C., Captain, iceman
  • Charles Biddenstadt
  • Tiffany
  • fireprincess642
  • Stephen Walsh

We Train So Others May Live

Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Paid, Industrial/Institutional, EMS/Rescue Squad - Volunteer, Other Response Agency Type
Job Function
Training Officer, Safety Officer, Firefighter / EMT-Basic, EMT - Basic, Hazardous Materials Team Member, Other
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Oilind Safety Pasadena, TX
Years With Department/Agency
1 1/2
Dept. Web Site:
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
22 year Fire/Special Rescue Operations. Diver, Confined Space/High Angle Rescue, Hazmat Specialist and Instructor, Training officer of 2 sheriffs dive teams
My Training:
EMT-P (expired), NREMT- B (current) OSU Fire Service Instructor I, PADI Rescue/Recovery Diver, CSI Investigations, Fire/Arson Investigation, Explosion and Bomb Scene Investigation, Biological Agent Detection, ect.
About Me:
5 1/2 months on Hurricane Katrina - Volunteer FF/EMT, Have been training officer of serveral dive teams, Have worked as paid, volunteer and industrial FF/EMT and Special Rescue. Currently training and safety coordinator for Oilind Safety. I train for basic OSHA, Confined Space/High Angle Rescue and HAZMAT. I also work with a number of local ERT units for training and outside evaluations.
Relationship Status:
Facebook or Other Online Profile:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To make a difference and save lives
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Helping people and trying to save lives. Being there for them in their time of need
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Training and teamwork. Communication systems are a big problem also as we learned on Katrina.

Your Firefighter Nation for Firefighting EMS and Rescue Box

Cord's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Cord's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Cord's Blog

A little about me

Posted on July 26, 2007 at 5:33pm 1 Comment

I am a firefighter/EMT of 22 yrs and spent 5 1/2 month in Miss. and Lousiana on Hurricane Katrina as a volunteer ( no I actually got to work and help people- not a FEMA employee). I now work as an instructor and safety/rescue specialist with a company which means I travel alot. I love what I do and the travel is nice also. It just gets long sometimes.I am origionally from Oklahoma but don't get to spent alot of time there. I just moved to Seabrook TX so we will see what… Continue

Comment Wall (5 comments)

You need to be a member of My Firefighter Nation to add comments!

Join My Firefighter Nation

At 10:11pm on July 28, 2007, Crystal Foster said…
At 4:25pm on July 27, 2007, Jojo said…
Hey, thanks for the comment. Glad to finally find another Oklahoman on here. :P
At 3:28pm on July 26, 2007, Cord said…
Most of the pictures posted on my site are to honor those of us who risked our lives on Katrina. I want to thank my brother and sister firefighters and medics for the kindness they showed me on my 5 1/2 months out. It was very lonely and stressful but they helped me get throught it. This is for you. I miss you and hold you in my thoughts and prayers
At 1:41am on July 26, 2007, Firefighter Nation WebChief said…
Welcome to Firefighter Nation!

Be sure to invite your friends and co-workers in the emergency services. Thanks for helping us grow. Just use the 'Invite More' link in the userbox at the top right of the site, or just e-mail everyone you firefighter you know and tell them about the new site or add a bulletin to your Myspace or Facebook!

Check out the Groups tab and join any that are appropriate -such as your state's group -- or start your own, upload photos and video (including from YouTube, Google Video and MySpace), and more. Thanks for being - part of the first week of Firefighter Nation!

Web Chief
At 8:13pm on July 25, 2007, mudnut said…
Right back at you. Be safe out there.

FireRescue Magazine

Find Members Fast

Or Name, Dept, Keyword
Invite Your Friends
Not a Member? Join Now

© 2020   Created by Firefighter Nation WebChief.   Powered by

Badges  |  Contact Firefighter Nation  |  Terms of Service