Jake McDonald
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so a comment about NIMS training

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tiffanie Pettis Jul 23, 2009. 30 Replies

Holy freaking Cow

Started this discussion. Last reply by T.J. Jul 12, 2009. 16 Replies

just left up to the vote now.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jake McDonald Jul 2, 2009. 12 Replies

 

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DUST left a comment for Jake McDonald
"So what you got hired on at a dept. and forgot all about your FFN friends huh?"
Jul 17, 2010
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so a comment about NIMS training

yes i know training is important and neccessary. so dont take what im about to say out of context. but NIMS training is MIND NUMBING. thats all :)stay safe \jakeSee More
Jul 15, 2009
Ben Waller replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"One of the more challenging things with NIMS training is to make it interesting. If you take a canned online course or a classroom course from an "I'm just here for the paycheck" instructor, yep, you'll be sleepy a few minutes…"
Jul 15, 2009
Jake McDonald replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"wow did not expect to get the amount of responses that i have. but this is great. now to clarify i dont think its a waste of time or anything like that just feel like my mind is turning to goo while doing it. sooo boring but yes it can and will be…"
Jul 15, 2009
anne potter replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"Boring and stupid Sorry my thought I go on ine take these tests then print off my own cert and do what give them to my chief... Now he goes and puts them in my file. does not tell what kind of fireman I am just that I can take test on the…"
Jul 15, 2009
Dustin J. Millis replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"Oh im sure I will get some crap for this one but Jake, you can get all the answers for all the NIMS tests online!!!"
Jul 15, 2009
Fireyladd - Chief Sharp replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"To say the least."
Jul 15, 2009
dj lee left a comment for Jake McDonald
"Hey thanks for the friend request. You can't never have too many friends. Remember STAY SAFE out there!"
Jul 15, 2009
dj lee and Jake McDonald are now friends
Jul 15, 2009
Fire Chick replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"i have not done the nims training yet. but i plan to.. i was told it is the most boring things you will ever do"
Jul 14, 2009
Ben Waller replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"The use of standardized Plain English is part of NIMS. The NIMS intent is to get local agencies to stop using codes and non-standard phrasing. On a big federal-type response, you have to do it the feds' way, or you don't get to…"
Jul 14, 2009
Ben Waller replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"Chris, How is learning the national standard incident management method a waste of taxpayers money? The #1 lifesaving skill set is not how to drag hose, ventilate, or search a burning building. The #1 lifesaving skill set is learning how to manage…"
Jul 14, 2009
EngineLadder replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"never had as a volly or paid : ) had the chance to take it but dident"
Jul 14, 2009
Ben Waller replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"We don't get grant funding for the NIMS classes. We have a no-cost handoff deal with FEMA where they supply the materials and we teach it at our standard instructor rates. If someone is making a bundle on NIMS training, someone is gaming the…"
Jul 13, 2009
Justin Scott replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"im sorry randy, but hey it will be over soon...lol"
Jul 13, 2009
Jonathan replied to Jake McDonald's discussion so a comment about NIMS training
"How's the Officer classes going TJ ? I was about half way through and then had to drop it due to too much stuff going on at the station."
Jul 13, 2009

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Job Function
Firefighter, First Responder, Fire Buff / Fire Enthusiast
Years in Fire/EMS:
2
My Training:
i am a firefighter 240 and am currently half way thru my EMT-B and enrolled in EMT-Paramedic sciences major (associates)
Relationship Status:
In a Relationship
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
i grew up with it. my stepdad is a ff/Paramedic Capt. with a department where i grew up. i was always around the department and know all the ff's there. and just wanted to make a difference and be part of a tight knot family/brotherhood

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At 6:41am on July 17, 2010, DUST said…
So what you got hired on at a dept. and forgot all about your FFN friends huh?
At 1:08am on July 15, 2009, dj lee said…
Hey thanks for the friend request. You can't never have too many friends. Remember STAY SAFE out there!
At 6:57am on June 17, 2009, DUST said…
Yeah same county & about 15 mins. from my station...
At 8:08am on June 16, 2009, DUST said…
Congrats on your test!
At 1:26pm on March 29, 2009, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Jake, 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.


Chief William Sharp
Southern Oregon Coast
 
 
 

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