Episode 104 - Walt Lewis


Walter Lewis has been involved with the fire service since childhood, with his father and brothers being Firefighters before him. He has served on a volunteer, suburban and urban fire department, currently serving as a District Chief for the Orlando Fire Department. He has had the fortune of working with great personnel throughout his career and is a continual student of the fire service, hoping to share what he has learned with intent of helping others. 

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Recommended Books:

It Doesn't Take a Hero: The Autobiography of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf - Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. and Peter Petre

It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy - Michael Abrashoff

Pride & Ownership: A Firefighter's Love of the Job - Rick Lasky

Full-Contact Leadership - Anthony Avillo and Edward Flood

Fire Officer's Handbook of Tactics - John Norman

Tom Brennan's Random Thoughts - Thomas F. Brennan

Recommended Movies:

Band of Brothers

Saving Private Ryan


The Passion of the Christ