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The Drop – Work to Live, Not Live to Work

Life is short. It's a simple yet powerful reminder that often gets lost in the hustle and bustle of daily life. We all have...

Mentorship is Key

Having just returned from two solid weeks of travel at conferences, the subject of mentorship came up at two separate meetings over and over....

Going to the Birds to Prevent Hazardous Strikes

Promising research suggests UV lights mounted on helicopters and planes drive birds away from aircraft…and danger. By Jim Tise, FAA The FAA is researching new and...

The Drop – It’s Been a Rough Few Months

They say that death is a part of life; we all know that is how the circle goes. However, it does not make the...

The Drop – Innovation is the Key

Some would say that the fire season is off to a slow start. I know, that's like saying the 'Q' word as a first...

Down to the Last Drop!

By Sam Digiovanna I love the fire service – so much specialized apparatus and equipment and so many expertly trained personnel to carry out the...

Smooth is Fast

By James Williams There is an idiom that says, “Slow is smooth. Smooth is fast.” The expression was made famous by special operations soldiers to...

The Drop – Shows are Back!

As the new fire season approaches, I know I'm not the only one expecting a busy one. Busy is good for businesses that work...

Pilots with ADHD

Safety experts agree that at least 70% of aviation accidents are attributable to the pilot. NASA scientists report that most accidents result from some...

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