TITLE

Preserve the Spirit, Promote Good Attitude

AUTHOR(S)
Chiaramonte, Mike
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jul2006, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the role of firefighters and volunteer firefighters in promoting good attitude and preserving the spirit in fire prevention and emergency management situations. Officers and experienced firefighters must always be aware that they are being observed and listened to by younger, less experienced firefighters. These senior firefighters must be aware of their influence to subordinates and younger firefighters, thus must set a good example.
ACCESSION #
21831830

 

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