Originally Posted by BoxAlarm187
Originally Posted by Deputy MarshalI still think it's shameful that we can't deliver free training in ALL aspects of fire service training for members nationwide.
The firehouse isn't a democracy and it ain't Utopia... suck it up and deal with it!"Free" is only meaningful in Utopia. In the real world, "free" just means that someone else is paying for it.
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08-13-2010, 08:14 AM #21"The education of a firefighter and the continued education of a firefighter is what makes "real" firefighters. Continuous skill development is the core of progressive firefighting. We learn by doing and doing it again and again, both on the training ground and the fireground."
Lt. Ray McCormack, FDNY
08-13-2010, 09:03 AM #22
In the real world, "free" just means that someone else is paying for it.
Semantics? Probably. But when you look at some states where students are paying hundred or thousands of dollars to attend fire service training through the local fire academy or community college, our deal seems pretty sweet.Career Fire Captain
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