Tag Archives: FOOLS International

“The Right Thing”

Doing "The Right Thing" isn't about me. It's not about making myself look better in the eyes of someone who may or may not even have a clue about "The Right Thing". It's not about impressing someone. It shouldn't be for you either. If it is ... then maybe you're missing the mark. Maybe you're NOT "Doing The Right Thing" after all. Maybe you're in the wrong place.

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Firefighters …. Training and acting like a bunch of FOOLS!

"The F.O.O.L.S. exemplify the true meaning of the Brotherhood by providing training opportunities to Brother and Sister Firefighters worldwide. We organize benefits to assist not only a firefighter and their families in need, but our communities as well. The F.O.O.L.S. exist to strengthen the Brotherhood of our chosen profession and fuel the flame of passion we have for our calling".

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Amazing Grace… FDIC 2014 was a HUGE success!

They knew our "reach" and the trust many of you put into what we do and say so they elected us to represent you. It was an HONOR for us to work with these folks and even more so to be ale to introduce you to them. If you've never heard of Demers Ambulance, NOW YOU HAVE!

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D.T.R.T… “Do The Right Thing” $8.13 brought tears to her eyes

What if he hadn't picked me? Was this his last good meal? Where is he now? This man is someone's son. He may even be someone's father, brother etc. How many people have I neglected to help throughout my life? As a Firefighter, isn't that what I'm supposed to do... help others? Is that not what I "signed up" for? So many thoughts clouded my mind.

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“Two Hatters”…Firefighters Wearing Two Hats (or more).

For us, it's not so much about supporting Career vs. Volunteer; it's about supporting the Fire Service. It's about being PROFESSIONAL, doing the job and even more than that .... it's about DOING THE RIGHT THING. It's about supporting our Brothers and Sisters who are out there in the street day after day.... on the FRONT LINES of America sacrificing themselves and all that they have in the service of others. It's WHO WE ARE and a pay check will and can NOT define us.

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Doing The Right Thing!

DTRT or “Do The Right Thing” is an acronym used by the F.O.O.L.S (Fraternal Order Of Leatherheads Society) link . I’ve been thinking a lot about the FOOLS and what they stand for over the past few days. Their Mission Statement says ”┬áThe F.O.O.L.S. exemplify the true meaning of the Brotherhood by providing training opportunities to Brother and Sister Firefighters ...

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Valley Of The FOOLS

Last Sunday, Rhett and I traveled to Lexington, Va to meet with a group of Brothers wanting to form a F.O.O.L.S (link) Chapter. If you’re on the job and not familiar with F.O.O.L.S then you should be! They’re a GREAT bunch of Brothers and Sisters with a common goal … Doing The Right Thing! Our Mission Statement is simple and ...

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