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Pass It On: The Second Alarm - Table of Contents

Pass It On: The 2nd Alarm

Table of Contents

• Introduction by Billy Goldfeder
• Avoid being part of a focusing event - Steve Austin
• Doin’ the job - Anthony Avillo
• Mission, vision, and values: The promise - Marc Bashoor
• Learning from dinosaurs - Keith Brower
• Education. Training. Experience - Bryan Brumagen
• People, pets, pictures, and pills - Alan Brunacini
• Never ever underestimate the level of your influence - G. Keith Bryant
• Does RIT really work? - Steve Chikerotis
• You are a lighthouse - Ed Cleveland
• The secret list, command presence, and multitasking - John “Skip” Coleman
• Why we hug - Paul Combs
• If you want to lead—then lead the whole fire department - Dennis Compton
• Courageous and courteous communication - David “Chip” Comstock Jr.
• Don’t fear change . . . Embrace it - Sean DeCrane
• Private dwellings—Basement fires - Chuck Downey
• Technical rescue tips - Joseph Downey
• I hear voices - Michael Dugan
• Advice to new firefighters - Vincent Dunn
• Every two-and-a-half weeks - Joe Finn
• A drum major of service - Niles Ford
• We are here if you need us. Hope you never do - Bryan Frieders
• One day, just when things were going really well - Jon Frye
• For my husband - Teresa Frye
• The three symbols of our calling: The badge, patch, and name - Mike Gagliano
• I call him “Dad” - Brian Goldfeder
• The fire service/family balance - Dave Stacy
• All that come with us can’t go with us - Anthony S. Goode
• 10 families of risk - Gordon Graham
• Don’t doubt yourself - Bill Gustin
• Duty, honor, country - Bobby Halton
• Preparing for bravery - Paul Hashagen
• Looking back and looking forward - Otto Huber
• The best job in the world - Lee Ielpi
• Every day is a training day - Brian Kazmierzak
• Finding a voice for fire service progress - Steve Kerber
• Can’t be an ostrich about cancer - Rhoda Mae Kerr
• Do your bugles reflect your values? - Scott D. Kerwood
• The fire service image: We’re just the caretakers - Rick Lasky
• In loving memory of my friends - Kim Lightley
• Persistence - Dan Madrzykowski
• From a red Texaco fire helmet to Freeport Fire Department - Ray Maguire
• Combat ready - Nick Martin
• Fireground leadership - Ray McCormack
• Fire chiefs are the biggest liars in the world and other secret tips - Jack McElfish
• Courage - Randy McGregor
• News flash: We aren’t perfect and fire chiefs don’t have all the answers! - Bill Metcalf
• Lessons I have learned the easy way and the hard way - Ernie Mitchell
• 13 points of size-up - Frank Montagna
• Aloha and akahai - Manuel Neves
• Some thoughts on making sure your “liking going to fires” matters - P.J. Norwood
• Rules I live by - Thomas O’Donohue
• A fire like no other - Denis Onieal
• Everyone can be a hero; everyone can save a life! - Steve Pegram
• The best time in your life - Brad Pinsky
• Lead life safety. Live life safety. You can do it! - Shane Ray
• Better, faster, safer, smarter - Forest Reeder
• Individuals matter/whatever it takes! - Frank and Nicholas Ricci
• Training to change the culture of complacency - Jonathan Riffe
• Do the right thing - Ricky Riley
• Preoccupied about being prepared - J. Gordon Routley
• Words of advice for newest members . . . And others, too - Tom Ryan
• Company officer—The most vital position - John J. Salka Jr.
• Leadership at every level - Derrick Sawyer
• Learn from Andy’s story - Douglas Schrage
• Leave it better than you found it - Timothy E. Sendelbach
• Listen to your mother. She really does know what’s good for you - Ron Siarnicki
• Decisions are made by those who show up - John Sinclair
• Beginning your firefighting career - Dennis Smith
• Fire department legends - Jim Smith
• Every firefighter plays an important role at fires and emergencies - Ronald R. Spadafora
• It’s not my emergency - Dave Statter
• Random musings - Phil Stittleburg
• Lies, damn lies, and statistics! - John Sullivan
• Two years with Tom: A lesson in perseverance and dignity - John B. Tippett Jr.
• Fidelity and devotion: As important today as it was back then - Gary Urbanowicz (FDNY Chiefs Edward F. Croker and “Smoky Joe” Martin)
• Always a student - Bob Vaccaro
• How to stay out of the courtroom - Curt Varone
• More than expected - Frank Viscuso
• Ethics and the fire service: Respect and professionalism - Mark Wessel
• Lessons for leadership success - Mike Wilbur
• Lessons learned and best practices - Tom Wood
• Business success secret? Genuinely taking care of firefighters was always the secret to his success - Mike Worthington