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    Best of luck to those who have the honor of making it to the run (not that you'll need it). And enjoy your Christmas everyone...


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    Thanks for the heart rate formula. Happy holidays to all. Hopefully our biggest holiday wishes will all come true. If your wishes are the same as mine , which I assume they are, then we all will see each other on the job at some point.

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    As its been said before.. Good luck to everyone who is going to the run.. And for those on the cusp, keep training.. Your time is close. Either way, have a merry, safe, and healthy Christmas.

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    Hello everyone. First, happy holidays to all. Second, the good luck to those running in the next following weeks, and hope everything goes well for you. Third, I've been following this forum for some time. I just wanted to know my chances of getting in any time soon? That way I don't have to put my hopes up high for next year.
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    Merry Christmas everyone!!
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    "But, the bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it." - Thucydides

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    Merry Christmas everyone. If anyone who has been through the rock in the winter is looking at this, any tips on staying warm? Stuff to buy ect.. I want to be prepared.
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    Merry Christmas to everyone and good luck to all of you moving on to the next step of your career. can anyone tell me how far down the list they are and how long roughly should anyone in the 850+ list number expect to be contacted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thebigempty View Post
    Merry Christmas everyone. If anyone who has been through the rock in the winter is looking at this, any tips on staying warm? Stuff to buy ect.. I want to be prepared.
    Under armour. Under armour. and more under armour. Theyve gotten too big so some of their stuff isnt as good as it used to be....but their cold gear **** works. You should be able to find out beforehand (or during the first day or two) whether mock turtleneck cold gear is allowed (and what color), leggings for the really really cold days, extra socks and t shirts.
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    Hope everyone had a great Christmas. Hopefully by this time next year, at the latest, I'll be getting ready for 1.5 mile run and heading into the academy finally after this long, ridiculous journey. Best of luck to everyone gearing up to head in in the next few weeks.
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    There is a rumor floating around that the start date is being pushed back. This came through a Battalion commander and may not be sound, but the rumor is out there. The talk is a March start.

    This could be completely false, but it is out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FDsouthbxNY View Post
    There is a rumor floating around that the start date is being pushed back. This came through a Battalion commander and may not be sound, but the rumor is out there. The talk is a March start.

    This could be completely false, but it is out there.

    did your source have a reason for pushing the class back?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FDsouthbxNY View Post
    There is a rumor floating around that the start date is being pushed back. This came through a Battalion commander and may not be sound, but the rumor is out there. The talk is a March start.

    This could be completely false, but it is out there.
    havent heard anything similar yet, tbh.
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    I heard the same rumor from a family member last night. Planned promos supposedly pushed back too. Wondering what the reasoning could be.

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    I dont see why they would be pushing the class back if they sent out enough letters for the run to fill the first class, pushing the class back would not make any diffrence in who gets in or not unless 100 guys bomb the run which I highly doubt and if this is the case you go back to BHS to complete medical part B. My investagator saud to me he doesnt see anything stopping this Jan 14 class.
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    BTW, by planned promo's, I'm talking about the fire side of things not ems to FF promos.
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    They have 320 and did not even call the entire ems list. Even if people bomb the run they still have more to call. I dont see any reason for pushing the class back. The run is historically 2-3 weeks before the academy starts. Promotions for lt captain ect are 1/2/13 there was a rumor they were postponed but it is being dismissed as nonsense on fires rant board. Investigators are still saying Jan 14 for PFS.
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    Just got actual letter in mail for run, came with FF grooming and uniform standards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thebigempty View Post
    They have 320 and did not even call the entire ems list. Even if people bomb the run they still have more to call. I dont see any reason for pushing the class back. The run is historically 2-3 weeks before the academy starts. Promotions for lt captain ect are 1/2/13 there was a rumor they were postponed but it is being dismissed as nonsense on fires rant board. Investigators are still saying Jan 14 for PFS.

    Well, good. Like an said, It was a rumor. FYI, the run and other fitness tests have historically been done on one of the first days of the academy. If they start doing it prior to the start date, that is something new.

    What did this letter say about grooming and uniform standards?

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    For the class they cancelled in 09, we had a scheduled start date of Jan 5, 2009 and we ran the first(and last) mile and a half run December 7, 08. Almost a full month before.

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    Latest department order was posted today and it lists the dates which the quartermaster will be closed due to the upcoming class of probationary firefighters.

    Seems like those rumors were exactly that, just rumors.

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