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Jim Prince, a native of Central Michigan with over 20 years of fire and rescue service experience spent about 6 months in New Orleans first as a Volunteer Firefighter then as a Logistics Generalist for FEMA.
Jim will recount his experiences in the shattered region and provide fascinating insight into events and occurrences.
Jim had some amazing experiences with FEMA in various ways which he will share. On this show we will focus on aspects of the infrastructure, how the federal/state/local resources may have been better deployed…and provide significant insight into the balance of the three key governmental entities.
Cary and Gretchen will be hosting…we encourage folks to call in and share their feelings…See ya there!
If you don’t like FEMA…call in…ask some questions or share your anger…Call in and lets crawl into the controversy…necessary or not…open discussion is a catharsis…let’s get ‘er done!
Author Cary Black wrote an epoch novel of American heroism called Katrina: A Freight Train Screamin’. The book tells the real story of the worst natural disaster to hit the United States. It chronicles the stories of the people who were on the ground savings lives, the people who were reaching out to rescue the millions of abandoned animals, and the people who survived and heroically came back, dug in, and rebuilt their lives from the chaos. The stories reflect the thoughts of regular folks having to fight for their lives and finding heroism in their souls as they struggled to deal with the enormity of the storm.
The book tells these peoples stories in a way that makes the reader realize how far reaching the depth of this tragedy was...Never to be forgotten
Welcome to the Unbreakable Firefighter Blog talk radio show were we are helping firefighters improve their performance level on the fireground and inside the firehouse.
Building firefighters that are prepared to push limits and find their weaknesses is where true development begins. The unbreakable radio show is built to share the mission of becoming a firefighter that stands fast, learns constantly, and performs consistently.
Being unbreakable doesn’t indicate being reckless, rather a being unbreakable is using solid attitude, sound tactics, and persistence to accomplish the mission of extinguishment.
Do you have what it takes to be an unbreakable firefighter?
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By the end of 2009 Blaize had already begun working on a more adult audience for her books. She began with a book she originally titled ‘Fire’ on her computer. She eventually self published it under the title ‘District One Stand By: The Captain’s Last year’ in which was published in 2010. By April of that same year, her book had been picked up by a publishing house and she was no longer a self published author. The name changed to ‘Firefighter Down, District One’. By September the book hit the top 100,000 chart on both Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble. By then she was getting interviews with people such as Jo Lindell, The Mudge Report, Benjamin Wallace, The Sasha Marina Show, Morgen Bailey , Clancy Tucker, as well as the ‘Mirror Report’ in the Sun Journal from Lewiston, Maine as well as many others..
“District One Stand By:’ series is based upon my hometown, Standish, Maine. ‘The Captain’s Last Year, One Year to Live: Fighting the Flame and Cancer’ is based in Maine as well. There is something special about Maine that brings out my inspiration to write.” She admitted.Blaize Nolynne books are available everywhere books are sold and including large distributors such as Ingram, Baker and Taylor, ect.
Proceeds of her book : ‘The Captain's Last Year: One Year to Live, Fighting the Flame and Cancer ‘ she is donating not just to cancer research, but to also help a local Maine Fire Chief, Jeff Douglass of Baldwin, Maine who is struggling with terminal cancer. She is putting part of the proceeds for his treatments.
Pavlovian Muslims: "Draw The Prophet" contest "draws" bomb threat, shooting, two fatalities; How not to look at the Garland attack; Fight speech with speech, and guns with guns; How much more obvious does a terrorist need to be?; The purpose of the free-speech event was to highlight the threat posed by Islamic supremacists; Why the Bill of Rights would never pass today; and my review of Avengers II: Age Of Ultron.
On Monday, May 4 we completed a special live broadcast of Wisconsin EMS Live. Guests included: Dr. Eugene Nagel, Randolph Mantooth and Nancy McFarland.
The 60 minute program was dedicated to discussing the start of Paramedic systems, those responsible for its rise in the 1960's and 70's, the determination and vision it took, and based on their experiences how they see the industry evolving into Community Paramedicine!
Eugene Nagel is a retired anesthesiologist. He was an innovative pioneer who served as medical director for the City of Miami Fire Department's rescue operation from 1964 to 1974. During those 10 years, Dr. Nagel developed the first paramedic program utilizing telemetry and voice medical control. The biophone or “orange box” was a familiar piece of equipment on the TV show EMERENCY! The TV show’s unit now resides on display at the Smithsonian Institute.
Randolph Mantooth is an actor, producer and speaker. Widely known for his role as Paramedic John Gage in the TV series EMERGENCY! -- the show that transformed America's perception and approach to emergency medical care in the 1970s and introduced millions to the word "paramedic" for the first time. Mr. Mantooth is a popular speaker at Fire and EMS events, and an advocate for firefighter health and safety. His website is www.RandolphMantooth.com.
Nancy McFarland is a retired LA County Fire Museum board director and Chair of the Pioneers of Paramedicine Committee. Ms. McFarland was instrumental in uniting the four doctors credited with starting the first (fire-based) paramedic programs in the United States in the late 1960s for taped interviews and a Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala in May of 2010.
The Pioneers of Paramedicine website and video is located at http://pioneersofparamedicine.com/
Ryan Pennington is a Firefighter/Paramedic for the Charleston Fire Department in Charleston West Virginia. He is currently assigned to Station 8 and is part of the West Virginia Task Force 1 USAR team. He has over 15 years of combined Fire, Rescue and EMS experience. Ryan started with a local volunteer department and continued through EMS to spend five years as a Critical Care Paramedic. Ryan transferred to the career fire service in 2003 and has worked for the City of Charleston since 2007. Ryan is currently a WV State Instructor 2, Hazmat Technician, and Certified Fire Officer 2. He is very involved teaching EMS and firefighter safety around the country.
The Bad and the ugly :
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The state fire marshal’s office have charged a 22-year-old man for cutting a firefighter hose during the Baltimore riots Monday.
According to the fire marshal, Greg Bailey was identified as the man who “intentionally damaging a charged water supply fire hose” when firefighters were battling the blaze at the CVS at North and Pennsylvania avenues.
Really? You cut a f'ing fire hose after looters set a store on fire, you do it live on TV and do it again.
Don't mess with mom!
The teenage boy publicly shamed when his mom smacked him around at the Baltimore riots this week said he knows she "really cares about me."
A video shows Michael Singleton being dragged from the protests and whacked by his mother, Toya Graham, after she saw him on television and recognized a key piece of clothing.
"What caught my eye was his sweatpants," she told ABC News. "Even though he had on all black, I knew those sweatpants he had on, they had a stripe on the side of it and then his eye contact met mine. And I knew that was my son."
Peekin’ in the Attic: Discussion on recent Research Findings
Join us Wednesday 04.01 at 8pm ET on FireFighternetcast.com for a live discussion on key elements of the recent published findings from the UL Residential Attic & Exterior Fire Hazards Research Study. Guests include Captain Joe Pronesti, who served on UL’s Technical Panel for Residential Attic Fire Mitigation Tactics and Exterior Fire Spread Hazards and Chief Doug Cline who served on the ISFSI/NIST Spartanburg Burns.USFA Topical Fire Report Series; Atic Fires in Residential Buildings Study (2011)
FULL PROGRAM LINK http://www.firegroundleadership.com/2015/04/01/peekin-in-the-attic-discussion-on-recent-research-findings/
Douglas Cline, is a 34+-year veteran and student of the Fire Service serving as Assistant Chief of Operations with Horry County Fire Recue. Cline is a well-known international speaker presenting dynamic power packed programs on instructor development, officer development, rapid intervention team training and firefighter safety and survival.
Billy O'Connor came to America from County Cork, Ireland, and grew up on the Bronx streets. After Vietnam, Billy was a Teamster, a Pub and restaurant owner, and before becoming a N.Y.C firefighter for 23 years, an illegal bookie. He has sailed, dove and traveled the world burdened by his addiction to drugs and alcohol.
After the tragedy of 9/11 and the loss of 343 of his brother firefighters he sobered up and attended the University of Florida. At the age of 62, he earned his journalism degree and began to write.
He has written two highly praised weekly columns, two screenplays and numerous political pieces. He also finished in the finals out of nearly 400 contestants in Arizona's funniest comic contest two years in a row.
"Confessions of a Bronx Bookie" is his much-anticipated first novel. Every Amazon review has been phenomenal, all five stars. Most see the novel as a movie or series.
Unlink many authors who come directly out of college, O'Connor waited to write until after he had something to say.
If anyone personifies that life truly begins at 60, it is Billy O'Connor. You can reach Billy @ http://www.BronxBilly.com.
Billy's acerbic wit on stage has entertained audiences throughout California, Florida, New York and Arizona for the past three years. He has shared the stage with such great comedic talents as Todd Berry, Julian McCullough, Lisa Landry and Thai Rivera. As a reformed alcoholic, compulsive gambler and drug addict, his inspirational story reminds us that reminds us all that with proper attitude, life begins at 60. He currently lives in Phoenix, Az.
- Vietnam Vet - Former NYC Fireman - Published Author - Stand-Up Comic
- Former Bookie - University of Florida Graduate
in Self Help
Dr. Gail Hayes is the CEO of the Handle Your Business Girl Empowerment Zone. An internationally known communicator who lived in Asia for over four years and Europe for over ten, she is the author of several books including, The Power of a Woman Who Leads, One Minute Success Secrets for Women, and You Are a Daughter of the King.
Early in her career she served as the first African American female law enforcement officer and firefighter in Chapel Hill, NC. While in Europe, she trained for the European Office of Personnel Management specializing in Conflict Resolution, Negotiation Techniques, and Women’s Leadership. These experiences allow her to successfully relate to diverse audiences. She has a passion for children and fights Bullying through her Young Men and Young Women’s Anti-Bullying & Leadership initiatives.
Divya Parekh, is an international leadership wellness coach and speaker, eVirtual Roundtable Team Leader and International Coach Academy (ICA) career Community Leader who has worked with coaches and professionals on six continents. Co-author of an international best-seller book “The Voyage to Your Vision”, Divya heads The DP Coaching Group, which helps executives, professionals, coaches and youth embrace their inner confidence and endeavor for continual enrichment to achieve desired potential and success. She also helps coaches, trainers and service providers develop customized information products for their clients.
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What are the Purpose Points™
Finding your identity and purpose
Learning about toxic Cs
How to overcome Cs
Steps to manifesting destiny
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