August 30, 2022

“The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor” the author, Jake Tapper, paints a vivid picture of the attack on Combat Outpost Keating, a mere 14 miles from the Pakistani border in Afghanistan.  The outpost, in a valley surrounded by steep mountains, was manned by just 53 Americans when it was attacked from the high […]

August 31, 2022

Question(s) of the Week: Have you reviewed your department’s SOP/SOG’s regarding roadway incidents?  It seems emergency responders and vehicles are being struck almost daily on our roadways.  Have you reviewed the videos and training at  If you aren’t doing all you can, your not doing enough! LODD: 54-Year-Old Interim Fire Captain Suffers Sudden Cardiac […]

August 29, 2022

My wife and I create “Burrito Bowls” based on fish, chicken, beef or pork.  They are easy…prepare some rice and squeeze in some lime.  Bake or grill the well seasoned protein, add some prepared fresh or frozen veggies and well seasoned black beans.  Top with salsa, avocados and sour cream/yogurt/cheese.  (Watch the salt and those […]