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Are you prepared to lead modern fire crews?

Traditional methods of supervision are evolving to align with the needs of firefighters of all ages

Fire Chief Marc Bashoor introduces FireRescue1’s newest special coverage series, Cross-Generation Supervision: Tools for New Officers, outlining the resources for firefighters, then examining why traditional methods of supervision are evolving to align with modern fire crews’ needs.

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Chief Marc S. Bashoor joined the Lexipol team in 2018, serving as the FireRescue1 and Fire Chief executive editor and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board. With 40 years in emergency services, Chief Bashoor previously served as public safety director in Highlands County, Florida; as chief of the Prince George’s County (Maryland) Fire/EMS Department; and as emergency manager in Mineral County, West Virginia. Chief Bashoor assisted the NFPA with fire service missions in Brazil and China, and has presented at many industry conferences and trade shows. He has contributed to several industry publications. He is a National Pro-board certified Fire Officer IV, Fire Instructor III and Fire Instructor. Connect with Chief Bashoor at on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. Do you have a leadership tip or incident you’d like to discuss? Send the chief an email.