A Life in Emergency Services
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.”
― Robert A. Heinlein
The Firefighter’s Cross was not chosen because it had a historic connection to the Fire Service, but because it didn’t.
Let us have as our symbols such things as we have earned…
This site was created as an outlet for my personal views and hopefully informed opinion regarding various aspects of the career to which I dedicated a large portion of my life, emergency services in general, disaster response and emergency medicine in particular. In a thirty-plus year career I have had the privilege of watching the […]
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