September 2013 | Training
Speaking out on the Veterans Fire Corps
I served six years in the U.S. Navy and spent four of those years on a nuclear powered submarine. After ├é┬ácompleting my…
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September 2013 | Training
From soldier to wildland firefighter - building a Veterans Fire Corps
The Veterans Fire Corps, a program sponsored by the Student Conservation Association, brings the skills of US military veterans to the fireline.
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September 2013 | After Action
Two sides to every fire story
It was the growing season in Florida, May or June, and we were conducting a prescribed burn in one of the longleaf…
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July 2013 | Features
When a hurricane becomes a wildfire
When the gales of Hurricane Sandy pushed flames through New York City, an all-risk commander called on his wildfire experience to craft…
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July 2013 | Features
Mapping the burning bush
In northern Australia, satellite-based mapping shapes our strategies on-the-ground. By mapping the early burns and fuel breaks, we can manage later burns…
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July 2013 | Features
Reducing the risks of prescribed fire: The Evan Thomas Burn
Seventy-five years after an early fire challenged the Alberta Fire Service, an innovative fuel amendment on a landscape-scale prescribed burn returns fire…
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