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9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies

9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies

September 30, 2018

While time moves forward, it does not lessen the resolve of firefighters who have pledged – We Shall Never Forget!

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Building a Better Nutrition Bar

Building a Better Nutrition Bar

September 30, 2018

Energy bars, nutrition bars, snack bars – no matter what you call them – can be essential elements in balancing a firefighter’s daily diet. For post-workout nutrition, a healthy snack on the go,

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Why You Always Make the Wrong Decision

Why You Always Make the Wrong Decision

September 30, 2018

After visiting the Thousand Oaks branch of FFCU, I was sitting outside on the curb in front of the ATM, waiting for my wife. We workout at the gym across the street and when I finished showering,

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EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS-Are You Running Out of Time?

EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS-Are You Running Out of Time?

September 30, 2018

As a veteran firefighter/paramedic, I am accustomed to being woken up in the early morning for all types of emergencies. Nothing in my career, however, had prepared me

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Colorectal Cancer-45 is the new 50!

Colorectal Cancer-45 is the new 50!

September 30, 2018

Forty-five is the new fifty. That’s right, but before you get too excited, I’m not talking about a new model of sports car, I’m talking about colon cancer and the recent recommendation

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Where Are the LAFD Cyclists?

Where Are the LAFD Cyclists?

September 30, 2018

Fire Velo is a fire service-based cycling club, whose mission is to help others. The main focus of this Southern California club is to provide cancer awareness within the fire service.

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The Real Deal – The New California ID/DL

The Real Deal – The New California ID/DL

September 30, 2018

Is this for REAL? You bet! Beginning October 1, 2020, the federal government will require your driver license or ID card to be REAL ID compliant if you wish to board a domestic flight

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October 2018

September 30, 2018

Dear Dave,

Great article on Pasos (Jess “Hall of Fame” Pasos – August 2018). Kudos to him for all of his accomplishes on and off the job. The last paragraph in the article stated that Pasos

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Memory Jogger – Roof Operations 101

Memory Jogger – Roof Operations 101

September 30, 2018

When choosing a ladder to gain access to a roof, make sure you have more than you need. If the ladder is just a little short, it’s not the right one—plain and simple.

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LAFD History – In Memory of LAFD Captain I Joseph C. Dupee

LAFD History – In Memory of LAFD Captain I Joseph C. Dupee

September 30, 2018

On March 8, 1998, Captain I Joseph C. Dupee was killed in the line of duty at a major emergency structure fire at 5972 S. Western Avenue. Captain Dupee was assigned to Engine 57,

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