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The FireDawg Podcast serves to foster learning and growth within all ranks of the Air Force Fire Service. Topics covered will include career field best practices, lessons learned, firefighting tactics, Air Force Firefighter history, and much more.

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The FireDawg Podcast serves to foster learning and growth within all ranks of the Air Force Fire Service. Topics covered will include career field best practices, lessons learned, firefighting tactics, Air Force Firefighter history, and much more.

    The FireDawg Podcast - Episode 42 - Creating an “Always Ready” Training Regimen & Mentality - Nick Martin

    The FireDawg Podcast - Episode 42 - Creating an “Always Ready” Training Regimen & Mentality - Nick Martin

    In episode 42, Matt and Chris sit down with Nick Martin, a well-known fireground training advocate and founder of Combat Ready Fire Training. They discuss the “combat ready” mentality and the importance of always being ready to perform. Nick also offers advice to departments with lower call volumes and advice for effective training drills.

    Head over to his site www.combatreadyfire.com to learn more about what training he and his team offer. You can also check him out on Facebook or on Instagram @nmartin33.

    The FireDawg Podcast - Episode 41 - Fire Protection Support for the 2021 Afghanistan Withdrawl - MSgt Roy Campos

    The FireDawg Podcast - Episode 41 - Fire Protection Support for the 2021 Afghanistan Withdrawl - MSgt Roy Campos

    In this episode, Matt speaks with MSgt Roy Campos about the Air Force Fire Protection Support given on Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA) in Kabul Afghanistan in August 2021. Roy led the 13 person Fire Protection Quick Strike Team (QST) for 12 days in support of the Afghanistan evacuation and the largest human airlift in history. In the episode, he recounts the experience and highlights specific events during their time on HKIA. As a result of his leadership and the teams efforts, Roy received a Bronze Star Medal on March 31, 2022.

    The FireDawg Podcast - Episode 40 - Advice on Leadership & Military Service Transition - Retired Ohio Fire Marshal Chief Robert Rielage

    The FireDawg Podcast - Episode 40 - Advice on Leadership & Military Service Transition - Retired Ohio Fire Marshal Chief Robert Rielage

    In this episode, Matt talks to former Ohio State Fire Marshal Bob Rielage. They speak about his service in Vietnam as an Air Force Intelligence Officer, fire service leadership, and transitioning from the military to civilian fire service. Chief Rielage has been a chief officer in several departments with over 30 years of experience. He is a graduate of the Kennedy School's Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government at Harvard University. He also holds a master's degree in public administration from Norwich University and is a past president of the Institution of Fire Engineers – USA Branch. He has worked with national-level organizations, such as FEMA, the USFA, and the National Fire Academy, and has served as a committee member for NFPA 1250 and NFPA 1201. For his service to the state of Ohio, Chief Rielage received the Ohio Fire Service Distinguished Service Award in 2019.

    The FireDawg Podcast - Table Talk: Ep 2 - Tactics for Training & Stress Management

    The FireDawg Podcast - Table Talk: Ep 2 - Tactics for Training & Stress Management

    Chris Bauchle is joined by friend Travis Bender to discuss their take on tactics for training and stress management in the department.

    The FireDawg Podcast - Department Highlight: Episode 4 - Travis AFB

    The FireDawg Podcast - Department Highlight: Episode 4 - Travis AFB

    In this episode, Matt joins SSgt James Muncy and Mr. Robyn Torrence to highlight Travis AFB Fire Department. They discuss details about the Department, talk about services offered, highlight the local community, and much more.

    The FireDawg Podcast - Episode 39 - CFM Update #2 - CMSgt Phillip Winkelmann

    The FireDawg Podcast - Episode 39 - CFM Update #2 - CMSgt Phillip Winkelmann

    In episode 39, Matt and Ben talk with our newest Career Field Manager, CMSgt Phillip Winkelmann, about career field updates on deployments, mental health initiatives, and much more.

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