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Leader’s Problem Solving Model

Leader’s Problem Solving Model

February 29, 2020

Leader’s Problem Solving Model, LPSM, is what the LAFD Leadership Academy is all about. LPSM is a framework to take your knowledge and experience and use them to organize your thoughts to work

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One More on Power and Influence

One More on Power and Influence

January 31, 2020

Power and influence are two different entities deployed by an effective leader to achieve shared or common goals. Power is the ability to produce effects on others,

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Apparatus Showcase

Apparatus Showcase

January 31, 2020

Apparatus Designation —Truck 29
Shop Number—60737
Year—2009

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LAFD History – The Beginning of the Los Angeles Fire Department – 1886

LAFD History – The Beginning of the Los Angeles Fire Department – 1886

January 31, 2020

Frank’s Note: February is the month we celebrate the start of the Los Angeles Fire Department which is now 134 years ago. What a rich history we have.

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2019 LAFRA Open House

2019 LAFRA Open House

November 30, 2019

An open house is a situation in which all visitors are welcome. A perfect description of the spectacular event held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association’s

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Families Are Our Greatest Gift

Families Are Our Greatest Gift

November 30, 2019

As we are in the season of giving and receiving, let’s remember to always be thankful for the families that we have because they will always be the greatest gift we can ever receive!

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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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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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