An advanced apology to my friends and family

17 January 2012

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With my acceptance into the Paramedic Academy, this next year will mean incredible change for me. It means my life will boil down to school, work, and sleep (In that order of priority). If you are reading this, and you are a paramedic already, you know exactly what I mean. If not, this is a […]

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Disasters and Individual Readiness

16 January 2010

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January happens to be one of the “on-call” months for my DMAT. About a week before each on-call month, I go through my 72 hour pack and my main gear bag, making sure that anything I “borrowed” from it was put back in, any foods that need to be replaced are, and that everything is […]

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For My Paramedic Friends Who Have Passed On

20 November 2008

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The medic stood and faced God. Which must always come to pass. He hoped his uniform was clean, He’d gotten dressed kind of fast. “Step forward now, paramedic. How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek? To my church have you been true?” The medic squared his shoulders and said, […]

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Proud To Serve

24 September 2008

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For those who want to see my team (I am almost dead center in the middle row): I am very proud to serve with DMAT CA-11, NDMS, and my country.

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Back Home

21 September 2008

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I just got home from deployment yesterday. We first went to Atlanta, staging in anticipation of Ike landing in Miami. Then it changed course, crossing over Cuba as a strong Cat 4 storm, into the Caribbean Ocean, and then back over Cuba one more time before setting its sights on the Galveston, TX region very […]

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