This has been something I've wanted to do since High School.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
There ususally isn't a shift that goes by, that I haven't been able to make a difference to someone
Top Issues Facing Responders:
The challenge of being prepared to handle another 9/11.
Co-ordination of trainings for all emergency agencies from all 48 states. Ever changing technology. Inexperienced EMT basics taking their paramedics course and in turn becoming terrible medics.
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Yes, you found me. Someone sent this link to me and I was interested in connecting with others across the country in our fields. How are things going with you? I just got something in the mail from the office about the Windham Events. I will check the schedule and see where I am that weekend. I will get back with you on it soon.
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