If twice the number of your soldiers are killed doing other duties than those engaged in combat, should you be concerned?
They came to work and stared blankly at the lockers of their friends, knowing that those lost would never come back, but also knowing that not finding them was far too much of a burden to bear.
Probably one of the best reasons to do preplanning from 2010.
“There’s a void for me, come here, you’ll see it. All I need is air, bro.” Lt. Howie Carpluk, E.42 FDNY
“We’ve been to tons of fires like that before.” Boston firefighter Michael Feeney
As equally important as mayday, bailout training and building construction but just not as glamorous. Maybe that’s why more die from heart attacks?
Another reason why I say Safety Week should focus on primarily health and fitness and less on the fireground.
The grave for Captain Bowen hasn’t even been dug yet and the anonymous experts have already gone to work.
The Araguz LODD report fails to mention one area that could have made all the difference. It’s also doubtful that a RIC would have made a difference. Maybe it’s time we start looking at reports just as hard as we look at the incident.
For 12 minutes, Incident Command has called for the victim and captain 10 times.