Grayling City/Township Fire Fighters Association Auxilliary President
Years With Department/Agency
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
I am a CNA, HHA, MA and Phlebotomist. I am married to Steve Jacob he has been a FF for about 20 years with many different hats. He is a Military Vet ~USMC from 1988-1992 AD and IAD 1998-1995. He has been a MARNG since 2002 and plans to stay in long enough to retire. He is an OIF I, II, III Vet suffering from PTSD and a MTBI. Together we have 6 kids and three grandkids with one on the way in April.)
Currently I am a SAHM
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
In support of the man I am in love with and our family and friends who make sure he gets home at the end of the call.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Love helping people.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Stress, Mental and Physical Health, Community Support and Involvement.
Comment Wall (13 comments)
You need to be a member of My Firefighter Nation to add comments!
RE: Scene support we have a good auxiliary overall. the frustration I run into is we still have a number of members who think scene support if coffee hour they don't get that we can be a valauable asset to the department in helping keep a watchful eye on the FF for dehydration, heat exhaustion, etc. They also don't get that WHAT we serve does matter - we have FINALLY stoppped serving soda - after much information was brought forward educating about what the purpose of canteen is and a very blunt directive that we are NO LONGER TO SERVE carbonated drinks at scenes.
My son (8) is a great help - he commented one day, while we were transporting food & water to a scene "this is really important what we do - isn't it mom?" HE gets it, but some of the adults don't!
Steve took me into the ER on Sunday morning and I am still not out of the sick woods yet.
I was having an asthma attack, but by the time they got me inprocessed and the Dr got to me the asthma attack had calmed down and all he could find was sinus infection, laryngitis, and headed into bronchitis.
Yesterday I was upright for about 14 hours, the most I've been out of bed in about a week. LOL
Hope the rest of your week and weekend are perfect for you.
I can be reached in many ways if youd like...sntjacob@ yahoo (everything yahoo; e-mail, IM, 360...) Myspace, Facebook, FireLink. If you have troubles contacting me please leave a message here and I'll try to fix it. I am also the best way to get in touch with Steve (the FF half)
God Bless You all and PLEASE Be Safe.
Thanks Tonia, that would be cool! I smell a road trip! The last time I was at Camp Grayling was probably 1993. Good times when our field exercises were over and we R&R'd at Lake Margareth (I think that was the name). Stay safe!