A Mantra is Only as Good as Its Believers

Coleman, Ronny J.
April 2006
Fire Chief;Apr2006, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p30
Trade Publication
The author discusses how the mantra or statement of the United States Marine Corps can be adapted by fire chiefs and firefighters as their own statement. The Marine's statement says that every Marine who is going into combat deserves to be properly equipped, properly trained and properly led. An organization is properly trained when members of the organization use their equipment appropriately, safely and effectively under stressful circumstances.


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