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How Company Officers Can Become Better Counselors and Comrades

By Brad Bouchillon

Getting promoted to company officer is a great honor and responsibility, but firefighters need to know that there is more to the role than decision-making and a pay raise. In their leadership position, it is essential that company officers are dedicated to counseling others and being a confidant to fellow firefighters.

Enduring the Process of Grieving: Coping with First Responder Loss

By Brad Bouchillon

First responders are often all too familiar with loss. When they experience the death of someone close to them, it's important to remember that grieving is a healthy, necessary, and individual process.