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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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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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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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Chaplain’s Corner – Sounding the Self-Awareness Alarm

Chaplain’s Corner – Sounding the Self-Awareness Alarm

October 1, 2019

Brothers and sisters, boys and girls, take a seat, let’s chat. Summer is upon us and who knows what kind of brush fire season we’re facing, so I’m hoping to get your attention

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