Thursday, December 4, 2008

Let's Not Be Too Hasty...

The Hon. Michael Chertoff suggests that it would be a bad idea to reorganize DHS and bump FEMA up to a cabinet level, despite the different missions they have. I suggest that maybe its time to let FEMA (and by extension, the USFA and the National Fire Academy) get out of the broom closet and at least have a better seat at the table.

Although I agree one-hundred percent that "emergencies don't come neatly packaged in stovepipes", I don't think the fire service and disaster management professionals are the ones hoarding the information. How about a little love in this new administration for the fire service?
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1 comment:

  1. Any word on who's being lined up to become the new FEMA director? asking too much I guess that it'll be someone with a fire b/ground

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