Jan. 17 Sit Rep

| Posted By: Dennis Clancey
Jan. 17 Sit Rep

Several areas of the country are feeling winter's wrath, but we aren't standing by. ... Read More »

I Found Real Adventure Through Wildland Firefighting

| Posted By: Michael Lloyd
I Found Real Adventure Through Wildland Firefighting

Navy veteran Michael Lloyd reflects on his experience as a trained firefighter with the Bureau of Land Management. ... Read More »

This is My Team

| Posted By: Heather Carlson
This is My Team

"As I stood among dozens of veterans and first responders, I realized no one cared that I had no prior service experience - they only cared that I pull my weight, and I did."... Read More »

First Aid Gone Wildnerness

| Posted By: Olivia Epps
First Aid Gone Wildnerness

I was recently afforded the opportunity of participating in a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course sponsored by Region 8. As a lowly civilian, I’ve made it through a quarter-century without learning any significant first aid, aside from a one-credit CPR course in college. By the end of the weekend, I was not only in awe of my peers’ knowledge and experience, but I felt I was... Read More »

Start Your Two-Stroke Engines

| Posted By: Mike Lee
Start Your Two-Stroke Engines

Last weekend, members of Region 8 got after some timber during a chainsaw training course in Jamestown, CO. The team tackled technique, safety, and maintenance in a couple hours. Allow us to introduce you to a few badass attendees who’ll be promptly adding “tree surgeon” to their résumé:  Written by Colorado Communications Coordinator Chris Epps... Read More »