"IMG_20150716_191451725.jpg Been too long since last post. We all know how it goes...things get busy, things get forgotten. Turned in officers hat, just a black hat now and loving it !! Two of my children now belong to the hall. Made Top Responder…"
"hi all, been a bit. our elections are coming up tomarrow night and think I will turn in my Cpt's helmet. our chief just passed away and he was "grooming"me for a chief's position but I just don't feel like it right now.i…"
"wow...it's been a long time since I have been here. How is everyone ? we just got back from N.C, for a Neyuheru';ke 300 mmmmm 'celebration'. while there after one of the lectures a ma walks over and leans to look at my patch and…"
"these were taken by my wife, thats why there are no trucks in the first pics. Me and Jim were on the line first in and I happened to look down and at our feet was a oxygen tank ! didnt know if there was more in the fire, hoped not. Thats me swapping…"
"all you have to do is clean it. we clean ours before we need it and check it every 30 days while we use it. ( might be a little excessive but the wife wants it that way soooo ) we got lucky and found the cleaning brush and a bunch of the rods at a…"
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
US AIR FORCE AUX. AIR SEARCH AND RESCUE
About 10 + years with USAF Aux. Trained in air search and rescue,ground search, counter drug ops. Trained with CERT teams 4 years ago. just started with the fire dept.
married my high school sweetheart, joined the army in 1981 served four years reg., 3 yrs reserve as a drill sargent. A few yrs later joined u.s.a.f. aux. been with them since and just joined the fire dept.
union roofer getting ready to retire.
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I had thought about it for a LONGGGG time, but had my plate full with other things and I don't like doing something if I can't do it right. So the time became right, and I wanted to help others like the fire company did for me,and my family.
George sorry to hear about the loss of your cousin, most of my patients on the ambulance are my friends and family. Thats the way it is when you live and work in a small Native American community. Take care and stay safe brother!
Hi there; I’m Leo from Australia, Paramedic; Welcome to FFN hope U enjoy the site and gather many friends during your stay. If you read my profile and think that I am suited; please feel free to add me to your collection of FFN friends.
George, 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.