True North Gear Blog
A Week In Review: 8/4 - 8/10
Posted by Dominique A.
This week on True North Gear®:
1. U.S. Coast Guard was born on this day nearly 230 years ago!
- The oldest Coast Guardsman was 105 yrs old
- Coast Guard dog, Sinbad was awarded 6 medals for his service
- Women have been serving since WWI
Read more fun facts here.
2. Did you know about the dual functionality of the Amabilis® Duffel Bag?
3. “Not firemen, not firewomen, firefighters.” - Josh Pray
There are endless reasons to thank wildland firefighters, but Josh Pray was able to narrow it down to 5 important ones. Thank you for all you do!
Watch the video here.
4. "Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely." - Carl Levin
5. “There’s so many things going through your head at the time, but you realize that you have to do what you’re trained to do, and that is to help save him.” - Anthony Stains
Read Full Story Here
6. Have you entered in our giveaway for the Vintage FireFly™ Pack?
How to Enter:
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2. Fill out this form
Giveaway ends on Friday, August 23rd. Good luck!
7. "When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work." - Edward F. Croker