Marlin E. Thompson
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  • Fort Oglethorpe, GA
  • United States
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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Paid
Job Function
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Forsyth County Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
Web Site:
My Training:
Numerous classes through the Georgia Fire Academy, National Fire Academy, NIMS, Technical Rescue, etc.
About Me:
I am 34 years old and happily married to my beautiful wife of 10 years, Kelley and we have 4 children. Two sons and two daughters. I have been in the fire service my entire adult life and still love it just like the first day.
Day Job:
Fire Lieutenant
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Like any other young child I aspired to be a firefighter. I grew up across the street from a volunteer Fire Captain and played with his boys. When I turned 14 I was asked to come to weekly drill and check it out and the rest is history..
Why I Love Fire/EMS
The only job that gives you a true purpose everyday.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Common sense
Back bone to do the right thing

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At 12:46am on March 25, 2009, Fireyladd - Retired Chief Sharp said…
Marlin, welcome to the Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy just jump in anywhere and get your feet wet. 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.

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At 11:15pm on March 24, 2009, Eric Bowen said…
Hey man, how's it going? Well I hope. Hey, I've got a hell of a deal on a 72 Mack if your interested, lol....I've tried to write this several times tonight, frigging power keeps kicking off, anyway, drop me a note when you get a chance, be safe, Eric
At 10:40pm on March 23, 2009, Leo Cartwright said…
Hi there Marlin; I’m Leo from Australia, Paramedic; Welcome to FFN hope U enjoy the site and gather many friends during your stay. Thanks for the great profile you provided, it makes it a lot easier to select friends, as you will see. If you read my profile and think that I am suited; please feel free to add me to your collection of FFN friends.
I also collect Patches and badges; looking for Police, Medical, Dispatcher & Fire service patches. If U know someone in these groups and/or U are interested, have them contact me. My Email is
Cheers Leo

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