Tag Archives: Never Forget

We Should Be Hearing All About Mike Behette Today, Rather Than Knowing So Much About the Navy Yard Shooter.

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In my opinion, we give these criminals way too much coverage. They don’t deserve our attention. Instead, I propose we direct our attention to someone else who worked “The Pile” on September 11. Meet Mike Behette.

Bla Bla Bla. Parroting Sucks. Our Brothers Deserve Much Better.

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Is anyone else sick of reading all the repulsive crap regarding Never Forget? People calling attention to themselves with helmet stickers, t-shirts, tattoos, blogs, facebook posts, me, my, we, etc. It’s a revolting “tribute” to themselves- and most certainly not what the 343 deserve.

Honoring the Memory of Brother Brian Carey

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See if this sounds familiar…..

NIOSH report out on Homewood (IL) Fire Dept. that killed Brian Carey last March. Happy Groundhog Day- again.

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See if this sounds familiar…..

Thoughts and Prayers are Hollow Without Conviction

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As we watch yet more firefighter funerals this weekend, put some oomph into your typical “thoughts and prayers” mantra and make it personal.

“The Charleston 43” – Always Remember and Never Forget

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The events of June 18, 2007 are tragic indeed. Failing to accept and learn from the NIOSH recommendations is a disrespectful slap in the face to the Charleston 9, their families and friends, and each of the fine firefighters who were so greatly affected on that fateful evening.

Check Out This “Must See” 9/11 Coin – It’s Going Fast!

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Undertaken by FDNY Battalion Chief John Salka and a committee of other firefighters and their friends, the September 11th Anniversary Benefit Fund has been established to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center. Here’s how to get yours…

Perfect End to the Sunday Ride

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Having seen many gorgeous examples of Harley tank art, this ranks right up there.  Read more on this beauty here

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John Mitchell

Firefighter/Paramedic and a Lieutenant in suburban Chicago

Toledo prayers



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