Tag Archives: Hiring

Medal Of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer Tells FDNY He Will Wait. States He Doesn’t Want Special Treatment.

Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the latest Medal of Honor recipient, has told the FDNY he doesn't want any special treatment after a federal judge approved the FDNY of opening up the application process for one more day. That "one more day" was solely for Meyer, and he declined. Dakota Meyer, a 23 year old Marine, received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama on September 15th. Joining the FDNY has become Meyers latest goal. However, caught up in all of the events surrounding receiving the Medal of Honor, Meyer missed the application period.

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3 Banger in VA, Pension Attacks, Albuquerque Helmet Stickers, Austin Applicant Issues, and More

3 banger in Alexandria, helmet sticker controversy in Albuquerque, application woes in Austin, fire service product reviews, the Firemom weighs in on Ohio Senate Bill 5, Hosed humor on volunteer firefighters, bonus fire footage from Westerly, Rhode Island,firefighter fired after stealing, and Ed Schultz and Harold Schaitberger weigh in on firefighter pension attacks....check it out!

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Firefighter Applicants Disqualified After Inability to Follow Directions

While there is probably little the applicants can do in this situation, if indeed they were not notified until showing up or already on their way the fault lays in the lap of the Fire Department. This is something that should have been addressed way before tickets were bought or travel arrangements were made. If they were told they were welcome to take the test, the door should not have been shut in their face.

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