About the Author (Bio)

Joe, firefighterCurrently, a firefighter/EMT for Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department. Manages EMS training, evaluation, and education. Also fights fires, rescue/ extrication, EMS, and spending a lot of time washing apparatus, tools, hose and doing a lot of calls as the busiest volunteer fire department in Scott County.

Joe, firefighter, in helmetCritical Care Paramedic.


Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver

Joe, advanced underwater scuba

Professional Pyro-technican for J&M Displays.

Joe, pyro-technicianFinale going off


Former competitive rifle and handgun shooter.


Joe, rifle shooter Joe, pistol shooter


Ultramarathoner. . . .

Joe, ultra marathoner

And any other adventure that presents possibilities, like rock climbing/rappelling.

Joe, climbing, rappelling









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