Reserve Firefighters

O'Neill-Dalton, Mayra
June 2008
Soldiers;Jun2008, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p26
The article focuses on the firefighting unit of the U.S. Army Reserve's 468th Engineer Detachment. It mentions that the necessary firefighting certifications such as the Firefighter I and II and Emergency Medical Technician Certification were all earned by soldiers from the U.S. Department of Defense Louis F. Garland Fire Training Academy in Texas. In addition, 339th Engineer Detachment's team chief Sergeant James M. McLaughlin said that training being encountered by the unit represents the distinction between civilian and military firefighting.


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