Tag Archives: Battalion Chief Teddy Adkins

Early retirement ….

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It used to be, when we got hired; it was a given that you'd pull 30 years .... you WANTED to do 30. Now, it seems like everyone is simply reaching for the Rule of 70's and looking to get out as soon as possible.

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CALLING ALL JAKES, BREAKING RECORDS AND DOING OUR JOB!

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Blogging is one thing but members all across this Country are honoring these men in the same way.... by getting back on the truck! Police Officers are on duty tonight on the Va. Tech Campus. Brothers of IAFF L-1009 are staffing the rigs in Worcester, Ma. and the Mount Vernon (NY) Fire department stands ready to take in the next call.

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