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Just a couple a Firemen talking about all things fire service.

#firefighting #firemen #fireservice #firefighter

Backstep Rusty

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Just a couple a Firemen talking about all things fire service.

#firefighting #firemen #fireservice #firefighter

    Episode 004 Kevin Shea

    Episode 004 Kevin Shea

    Kevin Shea entered the volunteer fire service in 1978 at the age of 18. He was hired by FDNY at the age of 24, in 1984. During his years with FDNY, Shea served on an Engine Co. 227, 108 Truck in Brooklyn, and on Rescue 1 in Manhattan. He was injured in the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center, but was able to stay on light duty as an Instructor after 18 months of medical leave. After several surgeries, he had to retire in 1998. He has taught for FDNY, as well as the state and county of New York. He has also been an instructor in the private sector, a former partner in Spec Rescue, and now owns Glacier Rescue Solutions. When not involved with training, he pursues his other passions such as hunting, fishing, and organizes firefighter hunts.



    #firemen #firefighting #Leadership #dedication 

    • 55 min
    Episode 003 USMC Gunnery Sergeant Jack Latham

    Episode 003 USMC Gunnery Sergeant Jack Latham

    USMC Gunnery Sergeant Jack Latham joins the podcast to talk about leadership, training and mindset. Gunnery Sergeant Jack Latham is a Combat Instructor at the School of Infantry in Camp Pendleton, California. He was an outstanding guest who has great insight on leading men and women. 

    • 42 min
    Episode 002 Will Allen

    Episode 002 Will Allen

    On this episode of Backstep we have Will Allen on the podcast who is a Captain/ Training Officer for Glacier Park International Airport Fire Department. We had a great conversation about leadership, dedication to the craft and building relationships with your people. 

    #fireservice #leadership 

    • 49 min
    The OG Episode 001

    The OG Episode 001

    Battalion Chief Capaul, Captain Oxenrider and Engineer Kramer talk about the transition between ranks and how they handled it. They also discuss the importance of building relationships with your crew and using the right "approach". Lastly we talk about a can't miss event in October! #fireservice #firefighting #Backstep #leadership #growth

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Mike Henrie ,

Idaho finest

I’ve trained with these guys on several occasions, and I am currently trying to get them back down to the LC valley, some of the most dedicated, talented, and humble professionals in the game. Dope podcast as well. Looking forward to more content from you guys. Cheers.

Johnny GonzO ,

Excellent

Great show and very glad to see these guys take off and cover great topics with good insight. Thanks brothers

kneale88 ,

Awesome idea.

This is a great idea for firefighters to work together through the podcasts services. You can hear the passion of firefighting with these dudes. Good job Rusty.

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