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The Dark Side of Group Cohesion

The Dark Side of Group Cohesion

October 31, 2019

This second article on Group Cohesion Theory has been adapted by Dave Wagner from the LAFDLA presentation of Michael Ellington – LAPD retired.

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A Long Drive for a Good Cause

A Long Drive for a Good Cause

October 31, 2019

On Monday September 23rd LAFRA kicked off the first day of fall with the 22nd Invitational Golf Tournament for the WODFF.

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Chaplain’s Corner – Somebody Help Me!

Chaplain’s Corner – Somebody Help Me!

October 31, 2019

Why get out of bed? What’s the point? The walls, floor and ceiling are made of steel and it’s ice cold. There’s no windows, doors, cracks or vents. Essentially, I’m in a vault.

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Fallen Firefighter Memorial Observance

Fallen Firefighter Memorial Observance

October 31, 2019

On September 21st, the names of Kenneth Edwards, Michael Reddy, and Cecil Morris were added to the Wall at the IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial. Relief Association Trustees, along with the UFLAC Board and the Family Support Group traveled with Larry Edwards (son, Kenneth Edwards), Kim Reddy (widow, Michael Reddy), Anita Morris (widow, Cecil Morris) and […]

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Housewives of the LAFD – Thanksgiving Family Traditions

Housewives of the LAFD – Thanksgiving Family Traditions

October 31, 2019

How fortunate we are to be able to plan our family holidays and vacations months ahead of time. I wait in great anticipation for the day our shift calendar arrives from Firefighters First Credit Union.

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LAFD History – The Bel Air Fire November, 1961 and the Gray Building Fire, November 1939

LAFD History – The Bel Air Fire November, 1961 and the Gray Building Fire, November 1939

October 31, 2019

This month I am bringing back some history of two major fires in Los Angeles. The month of November is one of those times during the year that brings back many memories for me.

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Cooking Up a Great Fundraiser

Cooking Up a Great Fundraiser

October 31, 2019

On Sunday, September 15, FOX 11, friends, family, and well-wishers joined the public at LAFD Fire Station 88 as the fire crew hosted a pancake breakfast fundraising event on behalf

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Retired Guys – November 2019

Retired Guys – November 2019

October 31, 2019

As we do every Friday, a group of old retired guys meet at the Oaktree Gun Club to shoot trap and skeet. This summer, Don Majors decided that his grandson, Hunter Majors at eight years old,

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Building Cohesive Companies

Building Cohesive Companies

October 1, 2019

These next articles about Group Cohesion Theory have been adapted by Dave Wagner from the LAFDLA presentation of Michael Ellington – LAPD retired.

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Understanding Medicare

Understanding Medicare

October 1, 2019

Medicare started in 1965 with Harry Truman being the first person to sign up. Today, 10,000 people join Medicare each day and are compelled to decipher its thousands of pages of rules and regulations.

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