NOT QUIET on the Fire Service Front
- Stakeholders' Meetings, Homeland Funding. Campion, Michael // Minnesota Fire Chief;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p6
Focuses on the topics discussed during the meeting between the Office of the State Fire Marshal and fire service personnel in Minnesota in 2005. Concerns in budget cuts and potential changes in State Fire Marshal services; Importance of fire investigations; Efforts of the U.S. Department of...
- NFPA study identifies gaps in U.S. fire service. // Fire Chief;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p12
Focuses on the U.S. Fire Service's Needs Assessment Study concerning the fire service. Fire service delivery; Resources needed by the fire service to operate effectively and safely; Challenges faced by the homeland security.
- 2005 Budget Proposal Submitted. // Fire Chief;Mar2004, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p16
On February 2, 2004, U.S. President George W. Bush proposed $500 million for the Fire Act in the fiscal year 2005 budget request, the same amount the administration proposed for fiscal year 2004. The release of the President's budget request is only the first step in the annual federal funding...
- DPS Achievements Create A Safer Minnesota. // Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p6
The article presents an update on the achievements of the divisions of the Department of Public Safety in Minnesota in 2006. The fire investigations completed by the State Fire Marshal Division increased over the previous year. The incidents and subsequent investigations of the Minnesota Office...
- Letters to the Editor. // Fire Engineering;Jun2003, Vol. 156 Issue 6, p42
Presents letters to the editor concerning firefighting in the U.S. Use of the old-style method of raising an extension ladder; Role of fire service on homeland acts of aggression; Emphasis on the misconception of about the engineering aspects of radio systems.
- News in Brief. // Fire Engineering;Apr2004, Vol. 157 Issue 4, p62
Presents news briefs related to fire prevention in the United States as of April 2004. Major challenges facing fire departments in 2004; Department of Homeland Security's adoption of National Fire Protection Association standards for equipment purchases; Connection between alcohol abuse and...
- 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Lessons for Homeland Security. Mahoney, Patrick S. // Fire Engineering;Jul2008, Vol. 161 Issue 7, p111
The article looks at the 1918 influenza pandemic in the United States, and highlights the lessons for homeland security. It details how the pandemic killed more people in 24 weeks than AIDS has killed in 24 years. The article also discusses the need for fire and emergency management services...
- Here's My Vote. // GPS World;Sep2012, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p6
The article offers information on a guided letter regarding budget cuts that may affect the U.S. economy and national security.
- Defense Plan Rides High On Bush's 80%-Plus Polls. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/11/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 6, p27
Reports the release of 400$-billion for the national security budget of the United States. Costs of missile defense; Emphasis of the right pace of military transformation; Comprehensive strategy and detailed framework for transforming the size and structure of the armed forces.