Jumpseat Radio

By Ryan Pennington

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Bunker up, Buckle in, it's where we ALL begin!

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Jumpseat Radio 097 Hydrovent with Kevin O/Donnell
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes his good friend Kevin O’Donnell from Hydrovent US.  Kevin and his dad have spent years inventing a nozzle that uses hydraulic ventilation with straight stream application at the SAME TIME.  Ryan and Kevin talk about Ventilation Stream application Negative pressure Ventilation Where did the […]
May 16, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 096 99% Search with Thomas Anderson
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Jumpseat Radio 096 99% Search with Thomas Anderson In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Thomas Anderson from Insight Fire Training to talk about Tic use in the primary search.  Thomas travels the country speaking on enhancing search by using the Thermal imaging camera. Topics covered include Directed search Tic […]
May 10, 2019
Jumpseat Training 095 Down under Fire Talk with Shan Raffel
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Shan Raffel from the Queensland Australia.  Shan is a passionate instructor teaching fire behaviour around the world.  He has taught fire behaviour from Australia to Amsterdam.  In this LIVE podcast from FDIC 2019 Ryan and Shan talk about: Fire Behaviour High-Pressure Fog Fire suppression […]
May 02, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 094 Bailing out with All Hands Fire
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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcome Don  Colarusso from All Hands Fire Training.  Don is passionate about teaching bailout systems and processes.  All Hands fire training has trained thousands of firefighters in the use of a bailout kit.  Topics covered in this podcast: Using Gemtor Harness Choosing a Bailout Kid Training […]
Apr 22, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 093 Live from FDIC Hour 2
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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio Ryan welcomes a round table discussion LIVE from FDIC 2019.  Listen in as the fella’s sit down and talk shop!           Jumpseat Radio is a proud Member of the Chief Miller Media Family       Instagram @Chief_Miller_ Instagram @ChiefMillerMedia  Twitter       @Chief_Miller_ Website   https://www.chiefmillerapparel.com/     Audio Player […]
Apr 18, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 092 LIVE from FDIC 2019
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Description Jumpseat Radio 092 Finds host Ryan Pennington in Indianapolis for FDIC. Ryan welcomes a Round Table discussion with firefighters from around the country.               Jumpseat Radio is a proud Member of the Chief Miller Media Family       Instagram @Chief_Miller_ Instagram @ChiefMillerMedia  Twitter       @Chief_Miller_ Website   https://www.chiefmillerapparel.com/
Apr 11, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 091 It’s not a brotherhood of one!
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Mosses Jefferies and Bobby Drake.  Both guests are recruit school instructors for their departments and enjoy the conversation of the recruit school process.  If you are an aspiring recruit the episode is a DON’T MISS! Topics Covered Include: Prepping for Recruit School […]
Apr 02, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 090 Intoxicated Leadership with Benjamin Martin
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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Benjamin Martin to the podcast to share his take on Intoxicated Leadership.  Benjamin has a GREAT perspective on controlling emotions, conflict resolution, and followership. Topics Covered: Controlling emotions Managing Conflict How the body reacts to Emotions Takeaways to help you inside the Firehouse Know thy […]
Mar 27, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 089 Welcome to the Fire Service
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington shares some tips for beginning your fire service career in “Proby School’ Preparation  Mental prep  Family prep  Physical prep  Support System  Nutritional System  Hydration System  Showing up  if you 10 minutes early, you’re late  show up dressed and ready  SHAVE  BE prepared (paper pens etc0 […]
Mar 20, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 088 Urban Firefighting with Sean Eagen
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington, welcome Sean Eagan from the Buffalo NY Fire Department.  Sean is a Truck Company Captain with deep roots in the engine company. Sean is teaching the Urban Company Engine company for the second year at FDIC.     Ryan and Sean talk about: The urban […]
Mar 14, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 087 3 Reasons why you are Failing
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You are comfortable where you’re at.        When was the last time you were pushed to your limits     How do you honestly Judge your Fireground performance      Does it take a mistake or a near miss to change it       Does it take a health scare or […]
Mar 06, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 086 Cranking it up with Chief Soller
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Fire Chief Brian Soller from the Rock Hill Fire Department. Chief Soller runs an Instagram page that is FULL of motivation, fitness, all based around the Volunteer Fire Departments. Chief shares his challenges and success on a daily basis with social media to encourage […]
Feb 27, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 085 Eric Wheaton from Vent Enter Search
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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington, sits down with Eric Wheaton from the website VentEnterSearch.com.  Eric is an active contributor to the fire service on the subject of Truck Work, primarily without a hose line.    In this weeks podcast Ryan and Eric talk about: Truck Work Motivation the older generation […]
Feb 19, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 084 Fire Department Chronicles
In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Seat Radio host, Ryan Pennington, welcomes Jason Patton from the Fire Department Chronicles.  Jason is a Firefighter-Paramedic in South Florida who creates content  based on things that happen around the firehouse. He captures moments most firefighters experience while responding to emergencies and living in a firehouse.  His videos have […]
Feb 13, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 083 4 Ways to stay focused on the Positive
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4  Ways we can Stay Focused on the positive inside the Firehouse  Don’t choose the 30,000 Foot view of the firehouse             Let’s Face it all FDS have issues              Can you solve a Department wide issue during your shift           […]
Feb 08, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 082 Sit Down with National Fire Radio
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington, visits the National Fire Radio Studios in New Jersey.  Ryan and the crew has a great 2 hour podcast on their platform and switched it up to talk on Jumpseat Radio.   Topics Covered in this podcast Tradition Senior Man Three types of Firefighters.   […]
Jan 28, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 081 Maybe you are the Problem
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio Ryan and Pip grab the microphones and talk about some listener feedbacks questions. One of the biggest blessing that comes from the Jumpseat Radio podcast is the feedback and questions from the listeners. This weeks question comes from a listener and sparks up a deep conversation about inside […]
Jan 22, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 080 The Op Mindset with Jeff Banman
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In this weeks podcast host, Ryan Pennington, sits down with former CIA Operator and Former Army Ranger Jeff Banman from the OpMIndset.com.  Jeff has spent his entire career teaching and researching the operator mindset.  Ryan and Jeff talk about What is the OpMindset How the Stack effect works The 10 Foot Rule The 30 Degree […]
Jan 02, 2019
Jumpseat Radio 079 Reactive not ProActive
In this weeks podcast host, Ryan Pennington, sits down to share a response from inside the closed Facebook Group.   A listener responded to the question “what are you struggling with inside your fire department”.  The listener responded with my department is reactive not proactive.  This is a statement shared by many firefighters around the […]
Dec 21, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 078
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Jumpseat Radio 078 is designed for that firefighter who desires to turn a passion for the fire service into a career in the fire service.  To find your way into a career position it takes a clearly defined map and TONS of Hard work.   In this episode Ryan shares  How to start your plan  Making […]
Dec 12, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 077 Be responsibly present
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Jumpseat Radio 077 Be responsibly present In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio hosts Ryan Pennington and Robert “pip” Piparo continue their conversation in New Jersey.  The two talk about turning off the phones and paying attention to the members in the firehouse and your family at home. Topics Covered: Mental Health Counseling Paying attention […]
Nov 21, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 076 Behind the Shield with James Geering
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington sits down with James Geering from Behind the Shield Podcast. James is the host of an amazing podcast that focuses on the personal story of amazing public servant’s from all the services.  James and Ryan did a host/guest session where they recorded podcasts for both […]
Nov 14, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 075 Pips secret to success
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington, welcomes back the cohost and best friend of the #JumpseatNation Robert “Pip” Piparo. This podcast was recorded live in the house of Pip in Central New Jersey.  Ryan was in New Jersey for a local teaching event and drove down to meet pip for a […]
Nov 06, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 074 Who is Chief Miller?
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes Chief Miller.  Chief Miller is the title sponsor of Jumpseat Radio and runs the largest instagram page dedicated to the men and women of the Fire Service around the world.  This weeks episode covers Chief Miller’s History Social Media Instagram Posting on the social […]
Oct 31, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 073 Do you really get IT?
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes back Chief Rick Lasky to finish their conversation. Chief Lasky shares his thoughts on why today’s firefighters should be learning from the past. Covered in this episode: What It is Who gets it Learning from history Where to find history lessons How to apply […]
Oct 25, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 072 Honor WOD with Brute Force Training
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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington, welcomes back Robert Piparo and Justin Eberle from Brute Force Training.  This is the second podcast with the brute force crew recorded on the same day with Pip. In this session the fellas talk about: Training with a purpose Honoring the fallen Brute Force Sand Bags […]
Oct 16, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 071 How it all started with Chief Rick Lasky
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In this weeks Jumpseat Radio host,Ryan Pennington, welcomes Chief Rick Lasky to the podcast. The two talk about his experience getting started in the fire service.  Chief Lasky’s start in the fire business was not a “normal” beginning.  He shares his amazing story of how it all started. In this episode Ryan and Chief Lasky […]
Oct 09, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 070 Brute Force Training 01
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In this week episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes his partner in crime Robert Piparo.  The guys welcome in Justin Eberle Director of operations for Brute Force Training maker of the Brute Force Sand Bags built for the Tactical Athlete. Topics covered in today’s podcast: Tactical athletic training Brute Force Training Developing Tactical […]
Oct 04, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 069 Conversation from the Cornfield
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington, welcomes back Robert Piparo and Nick Dinges for the second podcast recorded from Illinois. This episode was recorded on the same night as podcast 068 and takes it to the next level.    Listen in as the three talk about: Fire Behavior Firefighter Behavior Flashover […]
Sep 26, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 068 Live from the Midwest
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Jumpseat Radio 068 Live from the Midwest In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes back Robert Piparo from 555 Fitness.  Along with Pip this week Jumpseat Radio introduces you to Nick Dinges.  Nick is a awesome student, instructor, and business owner based out of Amboy Illinois.  Nick, Pip, and Ryan were in […]
Sep 19, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 067 Firefighters are NOT special
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Welcome back to the Jumpseat Radio Podcast.  In this week’s episode host Ryan Pennington welcomes back Robert Piparo.  Pip is on location somewhere in the east coast with a special mission.  He joins Ryan to talk about how firefighters are normal folks who perform in extraordinary conditions.  Topics covered this week include. Where is PIP […]
Aug 10, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 066 Pushing Firefighters
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Welcome to Jumpseat Radio…..      In this weeks podcast its time to direct some of our energy away from debating pushing fire and spend it toward pushing firefighters.  Pushing firefighters to improve themselves. Whether you are the superstar in you house or the snot nosed new guy we all should lean on each other […]
Aug 03, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 065 Are you an Expert
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Jumpseat Radio 065 Are you an Expert Welcome back to this weeks Jumpseat Radio where host Ryan Pennington welcomes back Robert Piparo.  Ryan and Pip share some comments on the recent social media post from Paul Combs.  Paul shared an amazing drawing of a Picture of a Fire Helmet talking about the firefighters who proclaim […]
Jul 23, 2018
Jumpseat radio 064 Hating the Firehouse
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Jumpseat radio 064 Hating the Firehouse In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington, welcomes John Dixon back to have a conversation about dealing with a rut.  Ryan and John engage in a passionate conversation about inside the firehouse fixes for someone who is in a rut and needs help pulling themselves up. […]
Apr 07, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 063 We are NOT perfect
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Jumpseat Radio 063  We are NOT perfect In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in John Hayowky and Chris Baker to talk about the pressure of trying to0 hard on the fireground.  Ryan and guest give some context to those firefighters who suffer the affects of peer pressure in their tasks […]
Mar 30, 2018
Jumpseat Radio 062 The Darkside of the Firehouse
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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington uses the analogy of the Star Wars movies to discuss firefighters attitudes around the Firehouse.  Firefighters, like all other people, experience highs, and lows throughout their lives.  It is important for firefighters to seek out the positives and keep their attention on the mission.    In […]
Dec 15, 2017
Jumpseat Radio 61: Is aggressive a Bad Word?
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Jumpseat Radio 061 Is Aggressive a bad word?   In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington talks about the word “Aggressive”. For a long time many folks thought aggressive was not a word that should be used to describe a firefighter, rather an emotion that goes along with recklessness.  Ryan uses a book from […]
Dec 08, 2017
Jumpseat Radio 060 Building Construction with James Johnson
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Jumpseat Radio 060 Building Construction with James Johnson    In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes James Johnson from Vancouver Canada Fire Department. James is a FDIC instructor who covers building construction for the street level firefighter.   Topics covered include  Why there are more than 5 types of construction What’s behind […]
May 26, 2017
Jumpseat Radio 059 Normalization of Deviance with John Dixon
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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back John Dixon for a talk on his topic of the Normalization of Deviance. John has spent years researching how firefighters use excuses to rationalize the deviation from standard safety practice.   This episode is full of useful takeaways that every level of firefighters […]
May 19, 2017
Jumpseat Radio 058: Live interview with Frank Viscuso and Doug Mitchell
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Jumpseat Radio 058 Live interview with Frank Viscuso and Doug Mitchell On this week’s Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington sits down with two fire service leaders while on delay at Indianapolis International Airport. Listen in as these fire service leaders have a great conversation about fire ground operations, Leadership, and FDIC. “This weeks episode may […]
Apr 28, 2017
Jumpseat Radio 057 PIO with Kevin Sur
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Jumpseat Radio 057 PIO with Kevin Sur In this week’s edition of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes his good friend, and PIO Master, Kevin Sur.  Kevin travels around the world serving in multiple roles with local, state, and federal government agencies preparing for emergencies. Kevin is a Social Media Master that teaches the benefits […]
Feb 19, 2017
Jumpseat Radio 056: Google Hangout with the Jumpseat Nation
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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio Host Ryan Pennington welcomes various firefighters from around the globe for a google hangout session where they talk shop. From Amsterdam to Oregon the crew joins in to talk shop!
Dec 19, 2016
Eliminating Excuses with Pip from 555 Fitness
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This week on Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington skips to episode 55!  Ryan welcomes Pip from 555fitness.org, a group of rogue firefighters sent to destroy excuses and make lasting changes inside YOUR firehouse!!! If you are not familiar with 555 fitness they are a not for profit organization that provides FREE workout programming, daily WOD’S, […]
Dec 07, 2016
Jumpseat Radio 052: Rekindling Passion for the Fire Service
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It’s back! Following a 1-Year break, the Jumpseat Radio Podcast is back and bigger than ever.  Rekindling your passion is often needed as we get bogged down with the mundane day to day activities of the thing called life. Kids, school, countless EMS runs, and other factors can cause the most passionate firefighter to lose the […]
Nov 22, 2016
Jumpseat Radio 051: Credit belongs
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Its back! Jumpseat Radio returns with a vengeance! This week episode host Ryan Pennington shares some insight from two new books.  Episode 51 we share a powerful speech from President Roosevelt and how it applies to social media of today! Here is part of Presidents Roosevelts Speech: It is not the critic who counts; not the […]
Jan 28, 2016
Jumpseat Radio 051: 3 Clues a home is full of Heavy Content
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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington shares 3 cues and clues that a home is full of heavy content.  Heavy Content is a politically correct term used for first responders to identify and communicate findings of Hoarding in a respectful way. Using Heavy Content will describe the condition of the building and […]
Nov 03, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 050: Stepping up with Frank Viscuso
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso from Kearny NJ.  Frank is a Fire Engineering contributor, author of Step up and Lead, and is a national level speaker on the topic of leadership. In this powerful podcast Frank shares: His college experience in rowing Leadership is a […]
Sep 10, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 046 Interview with the Swedish Fire Nerd Lars Ã…gerstrand
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In this weeks episode host Ryan Pennington sits down with Lars Ã…gerstrand from the Varnamo Fire and Rescue Service Sweden.  Lars travels the globe training firefighters on fire dynamics.  His science based approach to fire is a must see in the fire service!  Topics Covered History of fire training in Sweden Swedish Container Fire Training […]
Sep 02, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 048: Harnessing Agression
In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington talks about preparing to be an aggressive firefighter. Often firefighters use the term “aggressive” to describe themselves and yet show up to emergencies unprepared. To be a true aggressive firefighter you have to aggressively prepare! Topics covered:  How to harness that aggression to learning and practicing […]
Jul 09, 2015
Jumpseat Radio: 047 Going the Extra Mile
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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio Ryan Pennington explores the concepts from the book “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill.  Higher Achievement  Habits of going the extra mile Q: Quantity of Service Q: Quality of Service M: Mental A: Attitude Napoleon Hill (October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970) was an American author in […]
Jun 15, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 046: This podcast is NOT about you!
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In this weeks podcast host Ryan Pennington catches up with the #JumpseatNation. It’s been a 2 month absences from podcasting and have a lot to catch up on. Topics Included:   Jumpseat Nation Salute to the Armed Forces Postitive attitudes Shifting focus from us to to them   Dave Carroll Releases “The Fallen and the […]
May 26, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 45 Fire Station Motivation 2 with Rob Owens
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Jumpseat Radio 45 Fire Station Motivation 2 with Rob Owens   In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington sits down with “The Average Jake “ Rob Owens to talk motivation in the firehouse.  Ryan and Rob have similar beliefs about keeping firefighters of all ages motivated to train, workout, and live the “Team […]
Mar 31, 2015
Firefighter Friday John Dixon
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Is this weeks firefighter friday we get fired up with John Dixon!   Get prepared for the weekend!! Johns Twitter Feed, Website, Facebook
Mar 20, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 044 Firefighter Families with Lori Mercer
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In this week episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes Lori Mercer from the firefighterwife.com.  Lori is the Chief Fire Wife for firefighter wife where she has established a community of wives that share information about being a wife/husband of a firefighter. In this episode Lori Discusses Transition from on calls to at home […]
Mar 13, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 043 Saving one of our own. The story of FF Anton (Tony) Spagnoletti
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes FF Anton (Tony) Spagnoletti from Winston Salem NC fire department Rescue 1. Tony shares his remarkable story of suffering a STEMI while on duty at Rescue 1. During this powerful podcast he shares: The physical pain of a STEMI ( S-T Segment Elevated Myocardial […]
Mar 03, 2015
Jumpseat Radio Firefighter Friday Mental Health Tips
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In this weeks firefighter Friday Mark Lamplugh shares his mental health tips of the week!
Feb 27, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 042: Mental Health Help for Todays Firefighters
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Jumpseat Radio 041: Mental Health Help for Todays Firefighters   In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in Mark Lamplugh from the American Addictions Center to talk about mental health in the fire service.  With the number of firefighters struggling with addiction, substance abuse, and suicide Mark shares some insight on: […]
Feb 25, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 041 Live Fire Training with David Brosnaham
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Jumpseat Radio 041 Live Fire Training with David Brosnaham In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington sits down with Battalion Chief David Brosnaham from Roseville Minnesota.  David is a Live fire instructor with a local community and technical college where he burns 3-4 times a month.  David and Ryan talk about:   […]
Feb 18, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 040: Engine ops and Bailouts with Engine House Training
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In this weeks Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington sits down with the members of Engine House Training live at Missouri Winter Fire School.  The group discusses how Engine Company Training started with firefighter safety and survival and evolved into basic fireground function.   Inside this Live Recording you will find:   Discussion basic hose advancement […]
Feb 12, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 039: Entry level testing with the Fire Alumni and Steve Prziborowski
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In this LIVE episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington sets down with the members of the Fire Alumni and Deputy Chief Steve Prziborowski to talk about entry level firefighter testing and promotional testing.   This episode was recorded live in San Diego California during Firehouse World 2015. The group engage is conversation about:   […]
Feb 03, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 038: Brining Back the Brotherhood with Andy Starnes
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In this weeks Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes Andy Starnes from BringingBacktheBrotherhood.com.  Andy is active in sharing the message of firefighters responsibility to each other and faith based assistance while establishing a well rounded life.   Being a firefighter is more than just running calls and Andy is quickly becoming THE go to person […]
Jan 19, 2015
Jumpseat Radio Firefighter Friday with Andy Starnes
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Firefighter Friday with Andy Starnes from Bringingbackthebrotherhood.com
Jan 16, 2015
Jumpseat Radio FF Friday 003 with Mike Daley
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Firefighter Friday Podcast with Mike Daley   In this weeks Firefighter Friday we talk about Wash your Hood Video yourself presenting Get uncomfortable Nozzle responsible
Jan 08, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 037: Communication from the Front Seat to the Jumpseat with Lt. Mike Daley
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in Lt. Mike Daley from New Jersey.  Ryan and Mike share their experience from presenting a classroom session where the two share the communication challenges and success between officer and firefighters.  In the session the two instructors break down:     Ladder of Abstracts […]
Jan 05, 2015
Jumpseat Radio Firefighter Friday 002 Goal setting in 2015
In this weeks jumpseat Radio Firefighter Friday host Ryan Pennington talks about setting some realistic goals for your best year ever, 2015!
Jan 02, 2015
Jumpseat Radio 036: Embrace fear with Froglogic
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In this weeks Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes David B Rutherford. David is a retired Navy Seal and a motivational speaker. David’s Froglogic Concept teaches everyone to embrace Fear. His energy is electric in all of his endeavors.   In this show Ryan and David talk about:     FrogLogic Earning your spot everyday […]
Dec 18, 2014
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Dec 12, 2014
Jumpseat Radio : 35 Roundtable talk at Dix Hills NY Fire
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in a group of fire officer, firefighters, and chief officers from the New York and New Jersey area. Listen in as the group talks about:   Cyanide and Co Exposure Your Fire Service Draft Card Hands on Training Bridging the gap between book learning […]
Dec 09, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 034: Tradition Starts with YOU…
In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington interviews Dan Kerrigan.  Dan had written a spot on article on Fire Engineering Blog Community titled  Renewing the Fire Service, Tradition Starts with YOU. In this interview he shares views and opinions of what he sees during everyday operations of fire departments.  Needless to say […]
Dec 01, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 032: Jumpseat Situational Awareness with Rich Gasaway
In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes his mentor of over 20 years, Dr. Rich Gasaway. Rich is THE go to authority on (SA) Situational Awareness. His resume includes numerous articles, lectures, and programs presented around the world. In this interview Rich shares how he became interested in and finished years of […]
Nov 18, 2014
JumpseatRadio 031: Ironman FiremanRob
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Jumpseat Radio 031: Ironman Fireman Rob In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes Fireman Rob Verhelst. Rob has been motivating and inspiring thousands of people around the world by competing in triathlons in FULL TURNOUT GEAR.  His signature distance is a full ironman, 140.6 miles in less than 17 hours!  […]
Nov 11, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 030: Talking Training with Nick Martin
Jumpseat Radio 030: Talking Training with Nick Martin.   In this weeks Jumpseat Radio podcast host Ryan Pennington sits down for a talk with Battalion Chief Nick Martin of the Columbia SC Fire Department. Nick is a instructor for the Traditions Training group and the training chief for Columbia. He is very active training firefighters […]
Nov 02, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 029: Interview with Bobby Halton
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Jumpseat Radio 029: Interview with Bobby Halton  Listen Here on ITunes  In this weeks podcast host Ryan Pennington interviews Fire Engineering editor in Chief Bobby Halton. In this episode Ryan and Bobby sit and talk about numerous topics including:   Cancer in the Fire Service Why they both dislike “Culture Change” Histories effects on the […]
Oct 27, 2014
Jumpseat Radio: Rest Easy Harvey Eisner
Jumpseat Radio Episode 30     Tonight was suppose to be Jumpseat Radio podcast.  Instead of taking the time to record a normal podcast I want to record a short recording to honor the passing of Firehouse Magazines Harvey Eisner.   Harvey was an amazing leader and I am honored to have known him, […]
Oct 24, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 028: SLICERS with ISFSI President Steve Pegram
Jumpseat Radio Podcast 28  Slicers with ISFSI Steve Pegram In this episode of Jumpseat Radio podcast 28 host Ryan Pennington welcomes the President of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors President Chief Steve Pegram.  Chief Pegram is currently serving as the fire chief for the Goshen Ohio Fire Department.  The ISFSI just released a […]
Oct 15, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 027: 8 Tips for Fire Service Teamwork
In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington gives the listeners 8 tips for successful teamwork in and out of the firehouse.  Commitment: Context: Collaboration: Communication: Control: Competence: Expectations:
Oct 07, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 026: EMS issues with Karen Owens
Jumpseat Radio 026: EMS issues with Karen Owens   Welcome to Jumpseat Radio episode 26. This weeks podcast features Karen Owens from the Commonwealth of Virginia EMS.  Ryan and Karen talk about ICS for EMS, Accountability for EMS, mass casualty response, and other topics for the first arriving firefighters.   Recorded live on the […]
Sep 25, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 025: EMS extrication with Rom Duckworth
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Jumpseat Radio 025: EMS Extrication with Rom Duckworth   Is this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington talks with Rom Duckworth about his popular class where he integrates EMS skills into Auto Extrication.  Without a doubt the number one priority at an accident scene is to safe lives and in Rom’s sessions he integrates […]
Sep 15, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 024: Medical Mayday with Robby Owens
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Jumpseat Radio 024: Medical Mayday with Robby Owens   In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes back “The Average Jake” Robby Owens from Virginia.  Robby is a career lieutenant serving in a medium sized career department in central Virginia.   Robby and Ryan talk about Robby’s class Managing the Medical Mayday and […]
Sep 04, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 023: The Lost art of the Fire Service
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Jumpseat Radio 023: The lost art of the Fire Service In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes Jimm Walsh from VententerSeartch.com onto the show.  Listen in as the two talk about: aggressive Search Techniques Pro-Active Laddering of the buildings, even if NOT on Fire. Tips for each Jumpseat Firefighter to improve their […]
Aug 25, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 022: Informal Leadership with Chief Rubin
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Jumpseat Radio 022: Informal leadership with Chief Rubin   In this episode host Ryan Pennington welcomes back Chief Dennis Rubin.  Ryan and Chief Rubin are recording live from the West Virginia State fireman Association Conference in Vienna WV. Listen in as they discuss how an informal leader can keep things task focused and how you […]
Aug 15, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 021: Ways to stay JumpseatReady
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Jumpseat Radio 021: Jumpseat Ready  In this episode of jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington reviews the last few weeks of summer and shares some of the teaching points from his class “30 ways to stay Jumpseat Ready”   Listen in as Ryan shares points from this succesful class on how to keep your focus, stay […]
Aug 07, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 020: Interview with Dennis Rubin
Welcome back to Jumpseat Radio Podcast.  In this weeks podcast host Ryan Pennington sits down with Dennis Rubin. Chief Rubin has served as Fire Chief with multiple large metropolitan cities.  Dennis is a dynamic educator that travels around the world sharing his “Rubes Rules’ In this episode Ryan and Dennis talk about his days on […]
Jul 03, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 019: Interview with Billy Goldfeder
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Jumpseat Radio 019: Interview with Billy Goldfeder In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington sits down to talk with Chief Billy Goldfeder from the Secret List and FirefighterCloseCalls.com. Topics Covered include:    The History of the Secret List Firefighters and Cancer Base Level Firefighter Training     Listen in to Ryan and […]
Jun 24, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 018: Combat Ready firefighting with Tony Kelleher
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Jumpseat Radio 018: Combat ready with Tony Kelleher   In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington brings Fire Chief Tony Kelleher on the show to talk about the “Combat Ready” mentality.  Being prepared, committed, and in the right mindset to handle the biggest emergency of your life each time the alarm bell rings […]
May 22, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 017: Am I a Truckie yet?
Jumpseat Radio: 017  Am I a Truckie Yet?   This week’s Jumpseat Radio Podcast host, Ryan Pennington, reviews some “quick tips” for keeping up with your truck company skills. Having good truck company skills are needed no matter what type of unit you arrive on.   Ryan reviews tips for: Vertical Ventilation Forcible Entry […]
May 16, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 016: Spicing up your Springtime Drills
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Jumpseat Radio 016: Spicing up your Springtime Drills  In this episode join host Ryan Pennington as he discusses ways to add some no cost variables to your springtime drills to ensure the firefighters they are #jumpseatready!   During this podcast Ryan talks about basic functions with additions of teamwork and communications. 1) Start Simple 2) […]
May 09, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 015: Interview with Peter Matthews
Jumpseat Radio 015: Interview with Pete Matthews   In this episode Ryan returns to Firehouse World 2014 in San Diego to bring Pete out from behind the scenes and share his experiences on the fire dept, as a fire photographer, and how Pete and Ryan started their friendship and writing on firehouse.com.   Listen in […]
Apr 25, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 014: Interview with David J Soler
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Jumpseat Radio 014: Interview with David J Soler David J Soler is the Founder and Publisher of Firefighter Toolbox.  FirefighterToolbox is the fastest growing training online magazine in the fire service. He is also the host of the iTunes Top Rated Firefighter Training Podcast called FirefighterToolbox Podcast where he has interviewed legends of the fire […]
Apr 17, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 013: The Brotherhood/Sisterhood is ALIVE!
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Jumpseat Radio 013: The Brotherhood/Sisterhood is ALIVE! In this episode of jumpseat radio host Ryan Pennington reviews the week at FDIC 2014. During this week of fire service one thing was evident. Thousands of firefighters walking around with smiles on their faces recharging everyone’s batteries and meeting new friends. In this episode we will discuss: […]
Apr 15, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 012: Agressive Searching
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Jumpseat Radio 012:Aggressive Search In this episode host Ryan Pennington discuses the primary job of all firefighters, to save lives. Being aggressive when searching is key to increase the chances of a victim surviving. 

In this episode Ryan covers: Staying oriented Types of searches Communication Victim Removal
Apr 03, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 011:Rookies Rock
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Jumpseat Radio 011: Rookies Rock!  When a rookie firefighter comes into a fire station the infusion of energy is noticeable right away. Whether its their excitement or the experienced firefighters that take the time to teach them the why’s and how’s of our fire stations we should use this excitement to keep everyone #jumpseat ready!
Mar 28, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 010: Fire Station Motivation
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Jumpseat Radio 010: Fire Station Motivation In this episode the Views from the Jumpseat Crew will be talking about staying motivated. Listen in as we talk about keeping the focus on the mission and staying positive around the fire station. How do you handle the unmotivated moments? Shifting focus away from the firehouse. How can […]
Mar 20, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 009: 3 Levels of Air Management
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Jumpseat Radio 009: 3 Levels of Air Management In this episode we will be discussing air management on three levels: Chief Officer Fire Officer Firefighter Listen in as Ryan gives tips and reminders on how to ensure you have the air the complete your task and go home!!!
Mar 14, 2014
Jumpseat radio 008: Firefighter Size up!
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Jumpseat Radio 008: Firefighter Size up! This weeks podcast will look at the basic principles of #jumpseatready and how we all can keep a constant and consistent size up going throughout our days. Either responding from home or while at the station we should always be ready for our next response. This episode will cover […]
Mar 06, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 007: Modern Fire Technology
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Jumpseat Radio 007:Modern Fire Technology In this weeks podcast Ryan Talks with Doug Cline about modern fire dynamics.
Mar 01, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 006
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Jumpseat Radio 006: In this episode Ryan interviews his Hook up the Hose campaign partner Kerry Falzone from Plymovent USA. Kerry and Ryan have been providing positive education for firefighters to just #Hook up the Hose.   Listen in as Ryan and Kerry talks about how you can join in and hook up the hose.
Feb 21, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 005
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Jumpseat Radio 005 This weeks podcast was recorded LIVE at Missouri University Fire Extension’s Winter Fire School in Columbia Missouri. Joining Ryan is a group of Fire Instructors as they talk about different topics.   Joining Ryan are: Jason Hoevelmann from The New Fire Officer and Engine House Training Frank Lipski from Modernfireinstructor.com and Engine […]
Feb 13, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 004
Jumpseat Radio Episode 004 In this weeks podcast Ryan talks with Fire Chief Gary Weiss (Ret.) from central Florida. The two talk about firefighter safety on three levels:   Chief Officer Line Officer Firefighter (best is for last) Listen in as the two share some life safety tips that span the entire group of Firefighters. […]
Feb 07, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 003
In this episode host, Ryan Pennington, talks about “3 Tips for the New Jumpseat Firefighter.”  Building the base of knowledge is essential for all firefighters.  During this podcast Ryan reminds everyone that fire is hot, teamwork is essential, and work ethic is always needed. Bunker up as Jumpseat Radio discusses these tips for any new, […]
Jan 30, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 002
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Jumpseat Radio welcomes Robby Owens from Mechanicsville Virginia. Rob is the author of the popular blog AverageJakeFF@wordpress.com.  He is a career Lieutenant in Virginia.  Rob and Ryan have collaborated on many topics over the past year.  Sharing their views and opinions they take this opportunity to talk about “First Due, with a Limited Sized Crew”. […]
Jan 24, 2014
Jumpseat Radio 001
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Welcome to the first episode of Jumpseat Radio. Jumpseat Radio is a continuation of the popular Views from the Jumpseat Blog. Bringing you the view of the street level firefighter. Often in the fire service the view from the jumpseat goes overlooked and it is the goal of Jumpseat Radio to take us all back […]
Jan 19, 2014