I think the time has come to create a new position in each of our fire departments. It will be like nothing you have ever seen before. This new position will have nothing to do with rank, position, title, prestige, or authority. It will have everything to with knowledge, experience, and a concern for the well being of your fellow firefighters, great interpersonal skills, and a love of the fire service. I am going to call this position and the person who holds it the Fire Department Story Teller.
How many of you can remember back to when you were little children? For some of us, the Eisenhower years seem to fade a bit more each day. However, I can recall being cautioned on more than one occasion not to tell stories. When someone asks you what happened tell whoever is asking what really occurred. I guess this was my parent