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Jumpseat Radio 102 Be relentless with Brooke Ames

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In this episode host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Brooke Ames to share her story of leaving her corporate job and begin a journey to the Jumpseat.  Brooke is a career firefighter-paramedic in Wisconsin who has turned her passion for the fire service into her profession.  Brookes journey is nothing short of amazing.  From loosing over 100 […]

Jumpseat Radio 100 with Rich Gasaway

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It’s finally here!  Jumpseat Radio episode 100!   In this weeks episode host, Ryan Pennington welcomes his mentor Dr. Rich Gasaway to talk all things Podcast!  Rich and Ryan started this journey through podcasting together in 2014!            Jumpseat Radio is a proud Member of the Chief Miller Media Family       […]

Jumpseat Radio 099 Give the Truck the Front

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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington talks trucks with Sean Eagan and John Hayowyk.   Both Captains are assigned to truck companies and have years of experience.  Topics covered in this podcast include Spotting the truck Giving the truck the address How to train new members on the truck Being a tiller […]

Learning vs Training: Application of knowledge.

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Good evening from the training officer.  I must take a moment and explain the changes that I have personally experienced.  Over the past month I have left the comfort of the Jumpseat and accepted a position as EMS Training Officer for my home department. This journey has started as a exciting new segment of my […]

Preparation requires plan A,B, and C.

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When was the last time things didn’t go as planned and you had to resort to plan b?  Being a firefighter requires adaptability to the situations faced.  Very rarely do fires occur in buildings with no set back, flat ground, clear spaces from aerial placement, and enough water to float the building down the street.  […]

Jumpseat Radio 038: Brining Back the Brotherhood with Andy Starnes

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In this weeks Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes Andy Starnes from BringingBacktheBrotherhood.com.  Andy is active in sharing the message of firefighters responsibility to each other and faith based assistance while establishing a well rounded life.   Being a firefighter is more than just running calls and Andy is quickly becoming THE go to person […]

Jumpseat Radio 037: Communication from the Front Seat to the Jumpseat with Lt. Mike Daley

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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in Lt. Mike Daley from New Jersey.  Ryan and Mike share their experience from presenting a classroom session where the two share the communication challenges and success between officer and firefighters.  In the session the two instructors break down:     Ladder of Abstracts […]

Jumpseat Radio 024: Medical Mayday with Robby Owens

Jumpseat Radio 024: Medical Mayday with Robby Owens   In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes back “The Average Jake” Robby Owens from Virginia.  Robby is a career lieutenant serving in a medium sized career department in central Virginia.   Robby and Ryan talk about Robby’s class Managing the Medical Mayday and […]

Faces of the Fire Service

After last week in Indianapolis has ended and my head has quit spinning one thing keeps coming to mind: the faces of the fire service. There is no doubt that FDIC is an amazing place full of excited firefighters who have traveled from around the globe to learn, laugh, and share with thirty thousand “like […]

The Tale of Two Engines

As the finishing equipment is placed on the big red twin trucks and let out of the garage, free to begin their journey of service to the community, this is the last time that they will be just like twins.  You  see one engine is destined to serve a older more deprived neighborhood that see’s […]

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