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No words needed. Morning prayer led by Incident Commander of the #FINDLONZIE search Chief Robert Conner before search efforts begin.

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PTSD: The Lure of the Dark Tunnel

Posted by Bree N. on August 1, 2015 at 9:05am 0 Comments

It's unexpected this lure. I wonder if the opening to the solace of the darkness within the tunnel will always be in my peripheral vision. Will it ever move out of my sight or will it linger on the most outer edges where I can easily ignore it for a… Continue

Summer Blue Moon rises tonight

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I haven't done a Friday Foto post in forever so figured this would be a cool one to share...

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(OFF TOPIC) Speaking to the Positive Interacters

Posted by Bree N. on July 24, 2015 at 7:09am 1 Comment

In life as in many jobs there seems to be a plethora of people who not only hate change, but also really hate changes which include positivity. I’ve been on so many teams of people I can’t even count them all now as they go past fingers and toes… Continue

PTSD and the Online Cons of Manipulation

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It comes softly and unexpectedly, angering me to a level which is very unexpected. Emotional, psychological, ‘love’ manipulation, and the exponential cons.… Continue

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Washington Firefighters Train with MSA Safety Inc G1 SCBA

Started by Janet Liebsch in Fire-Rescue Products yesterday. 0 Replies

July 31, 2015 - About a dozen firefighters from Yakima and Union Gap Washington are trying out the latest generation of state-of-the-art breathing packs.MSA's G1 apparatus…Continue

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Stanly County firefighter found dead inside fire station

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A firefighter died Monday morning at a fire station in Stanly County.Officials said Capt. James Alan Hicks responded to a fire in Stanly County with the National Guard Fire Department Sunday night. He died at the fire station before his shift ended…Continue

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Collaborative ideas can fund first responders and help communities prepare

Started by Janet Liebsch in Community Outreach. Last reply by Janet Liebsch Jul 25. 2 Replies

I got permission from USFRA to share these fundraising ideas in case they can help your agencies, volunteers, schools, nonprofits or others.   My company (FedHealth) publishes a customizable disaster preparedness and first aid…Continue

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Requirements to be a part of first respondersW

Started by Catherine Jones in Member Lounge. Last reply by Janet Liebsch Jul 17. 3 Replies

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