Duty, Respect, Integrity

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“The most essential element of successful wildland firefighting is competent and confident leadership.”

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Chainsaws? Yes, please.

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...It has the power of tiger and can be trained like a well behaved dog. Plus, it makes my job a lot easier and entertaining...

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Working From Home - 2011 RMNP Fuel Projects

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Considering that the pine beetle epidemic has spread through Rocky Mountain National Park, there majority of the 50 acres being treated are dead or dying trees.

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Summer Summary

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...My best training days were the nine day detail with the Alpine Hotshots to the Duckett Fire near Westcliffe, Colorado, and the two week trip with the module to Chiricahau National Monument and Fort Bowie National Historic Site in southern Arizona...

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Attack Dogs and Safety Fairs

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 It was obvious after the first attempt that the dog had more training to go through as it hesitated to release its death grip.

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First Impressions of Module 32

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Out of all the jobs I’ve had, this crew has more respect for themselves and others than anything I’ve been a part of before.

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National Park Service Housing...Pretty Nice

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With three bed rooms, a large living room, and a decent sized kitchen for amateur cooks (usually ready-to-cook meals), it is a perfect fit.

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Who is Andrew Coats?

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this internship will allow me to network with progressive people in the fire field and solidify a position with Module 32 for the next few years. What I want to happen after working for Rocky Mountain National Park for a few years is still a question not answered. The paths seem infinite and the possibilities endless, all I know is that I will grow more as a firefighter and a person in the years to come.

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