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Good morning all,An article in the Thursday, 2 Nov 17, Wall Street Journal, titled "Confusion, Then Horror at Scene of Attack", presents an issue that must be addressed.I can't hyperlink the article.…Continue

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Had been member of National Defense Executive Reserve, Office of emergency Transportation, USDOT (11 years). In retirement I'm a member of a response team (sheltering) and another one as ICS scribe/courier (gopher). Also commentator on emergency prep and disasters. Plus teach this in community outreach programs.
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Chesapeake Bay area of Virginia
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Fire-Rescue, Civilian, Emergency Mgmt
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not applicable in basic terms
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Graduate, Staff College, Defense Civil Preparedness Agency, Battle Creek, Michigan (predecessor to EMI,Maryland), many other programs over the years
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Operate from home to assembly area / disaster scene.
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San Diego FD does it right !

Posted on December 22, 2017 at 5:00am 1 Comment

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/communities/east-county/sd-se-heartland-fire-20171219-story.html

The article is clear enough; it represents the future.

What now governs us is "cost effectiveness and efficiency".

The "Squad 6 concept" is our future:  "most effective, fastest way to respond to…

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"disaster response team efforts"

Posted on December 22, 2017 at 4:30am 0 Comments

https://www.bbntimes.com/en/society/we-need-lasticity-trained-educators-on-disaster-teams-an-idea-as-we-enter-2018

SIDEBAR;  At a Federal EM-oriented deep web site, my same 20 Dec 17 CERT drone post generated over a dozen long replies.  That Connecticut event approaches being nearly the equivalent of the Taft Hartley…

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CERT upgrading - with drones !

Posted on December 20, 2017 at 12:00am 0 Comments

https://www.theridgefieldpress.com/99528/cert-seeks-drone-pilots/

This article gives new meaning to the expression "Make haste slowly".

Note that initially in the US drone program, operators were required to have a pilot's license.  Now, new drone pilots will receive training without the prior FAA tickets.

Also noteworthy is this…

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The right way works; the wrong way doesn't

Posted on December 19, 2017 at 3:30am 0 Comments

http://www.thecalifornian.com/story/news/2017/12/15/police-commander-eyes-irish-ideas-foster-trust-salinas-community/947014001/

The best first response involves trust.

Note:  "...to look at what has been working and not working in other countries and communities".

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At 6:46am on December 18, 2017, Dr. Joseph A Capps said…

Thank you so much for the warm welcome!  I look forward to working with you, and being part of the organization!

At 5:06pm on November 16, 2017, David Pence said…

Great articles Bob, keep up the great work!

At 6:38pm on November 6, 2017, David Wollard said…
Thank you Robert! Love the quote!
At 11:47am on November 1, 2017, Bobbie Paiz said…
Thank you, Bob.
At 3:20pm on September 29, 2017,
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Hi Bob! Thank you for your persistence (and still not sure why you had so much trouble getting signed up), and welcome you to USFRA. Feel free to personalize your page with photos, music, videos and blogs, and use the main menu bar to interact with our Forums, Networks and members.

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Please let us know if you have any suggestions or questions as you settle in and invite your friends and colleagues to join us! Stay safe, j

 
 
 

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