FirefighterToolbox Podcast/ Internet Radio Show Episode #029
Authority Interview with Chief Bobby Halton, Editor In Chief at Fire Engineering Magazine
About this Episode:
Intro Provided by: Mark vonAppen from FullyInvolved
In this episode, I interview Fire Engineering’s Editor In Chief and the head of FDIC Chief Bobby Halton on what it takes to be a great firefighter and leader. Chief Halton discusses 4 attributes that great leaders great. He also talks about what it takes to be a great firefighter and about FDIC.
About Chief Bobby Halton
Fire Chief Bobby Halton (ret.) is currently Editor In Chief of Fire Engineering Magazine and education director of the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC). Chief Halton began his career in structural firefighting with the Albuquerque Fire Department and rose through the ranks to include chief of training. Bobby was chief of operations until his retirement from Albuquerque in 2004. He then became chief of the Coppell (TX) Fire Department, Bobby left Coppell to assume the duties as editor in chief of Fire Engineering Magazine.
Chief Halton is a graduate of the University of New Mexico, left a member in good standing with the International Association of Fire Fighters, is a member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, and has served on several of the National Fire Protection Association technical committees. He is active with the National Fallen Firefighters the Congressional Fire Services Institute and the Firefighters Cancer Support Network. He has done extensive speaking and training for the fire service in the United States and internationally.
About the FirefighterToolbox Podcast/Internet Radio Show
The FirefighterToolbox Podcast/Internet Radio Show is an audio program for up and coming firefighters and leaders who want to become better at the ever evolving skill of firefighting and to continue growing into a better leader. We interview great firefighters, officers and other authorities inside and outside of the fire service who bring great ideas, insights and information to share with us so we can take our skills to the next level.
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