Feel Like Taking The Stairs?

Put all that ‘brotherhood’ and ‘never forget’ talk where your feet are.


The people behind the scenes of the 9-11 Memorial Stair Climbs are looking for you to take the stairs at Firehouse Expo.

On Thursday, 21 July from 2:00 to 4:00, 343 participants will “walk for the 343″ at the Baltimore Hilton.

The rub is, they need roughly 200 more participants to make the “343″.

If Rhett and Willie can do it, well then, you have no excuse. I won’t try and guilt-trip you into it. I won’t mention that the benefit you’ll feel afterward will be far better than any sticker or t-shirt. I won’t tell you that you’d look a lot better being seen doing the stair climb instead of being seen trying to shove some deep fried meal down your gullet and sucking on a extra large diet soda.

But I will tell you that it would be pretty lame for them to not have 343 participants.

If you feel led, sign up. If not, find someone who might want to and encourage them.





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Comments
Bill Carey
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Thank you Ed.
2014-10-22 14:26:50
Ed Hartin
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Excellent article Bill!
2014-10-14 12:47:14
Ron Ayotte
Complacency and Awareness: History Lessons from the Mog and Rangers
Bill.. I agree with Tony C. The situations we respond to sometimes reuire that we tune and tweak SOPs and SOGs "on the fly" in order to complete the tasks given. Fire doesn't care what is stated in our SOPs/SOGs.
2014-10-11 22:14:29
Bill Carey
Complacency and Awareness: History Lessons from the Mog and Rangers
Thanks Tony.
2014-10-06 11:06:34
Tony C.
Complacency and Awareness: History Lessons from the Mog and Rangers
A great read, Bill. I see so much of this in the fire service. I forgot to pull up my hood on the last fire and I didn't get burned. I didn't buckle my waist strap on the last fire and I didn't get tangled up. I didn't check my bottle before my last fire…
2014-10-05 15:37:05
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