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JumpseatRadio

Jumpseat Radio is a podcast dedicated to the "Street Level" firefighting perspective. As a continuation of the popular Views from the Jumpseat blog this weekly podcast will take a look at everything fire service from a "jumpseat" perspective. Join in with host Ryan Pennington as he interviews's guests and shares valuable information that you can take back to the firehouse to keep yourself #jumpseatready!

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Jumpseat Radio 129 Taking care of your house
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37:19 03/29/2021
Jumpseat Radio 128 Covid training with PIP
In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back Robert “pip” Piparo to talk about focusing on your training during the trying times of COVID.         The podcast is sponsored by Vanguard Safety Wear!  Check them out at vanguardsafetywear.com
56:15 11/02/2020
Jumpseat Radio 127 Promoting from the Truck to the engine
In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back Sean Eagan from the Thin Red Line Podcast.  Sean and Ryan sit down to talk about the difference between the truck and engine preparation.  The fellas both have switched rolls recently and have great insight into the jobs of both.       Topics covered    Truck Mindset  Engine Mindset  Unsupervised fireground tasks Working as a team on a hose line 
39:39 10/12/2020
Jumpseat Radio 0126 Shutting Down Jumpseat Radio
Welcome new sponsor   Vanguard Safety Wear    Updates  Covid canceling Learning the engine  Focusing on Family  LODD Night    Why is was it the right time to shift focus from a national level to the local level..    Leading from the Front  Lucky to have my crew…  Medic Students  Station Updates  Not having the motivation of meeting new folks and missing fire conferences          Take-Aways    Think Globally and act locally  put the phone down  Learn a new skill  Perfect an old skill  Crawl, walk, run                Thank you for the success of the aggressively positive webinar!   
23:59 10/08/2020
Jumpseat Radio 125 7/8th Day Nozzle Day Discussion
In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio podcast, we go live with a large group of Firefighters talking about Engine Company ops.     Listen in as a great group of nozzle firefighters share some great information.     The podcast is sponsored by Dinges Fire Company.  Check them out at Dingesfire.com   
86:17 07/08/2020
Jumpseat Radio 124 Don’t Short me Bro with Robert Piparo
  In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back a long time contributor to the show Robert “Pip” Piparo.  Ryan and Pip sit down to talk about controlling yourself on the fire scene.  Keeping yourself disciplined while working to accomplish your assigned task can become difficult in an ever-evolving fireground.    Topics Covered in this Episode   Shorting the Truck company Staying focused Improving communications of the foreground Pips new podcast       Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by Dinges Fire Company  and is a proud member of the Chief Miller media family
38:08 05/03/2020
Jumpseat Radio 123 Positive hangout with FD Chronicles and National Fire Radio
In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Jason Patton from Fire Department Chronicles to talk about staying positive during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Jason creates amazing videos showing the life and times of front line fire and EMS.  During the interview with Jason the show gets Zoom bombed by Jeremy from National Fire Radio and Pip from 555 Fitness.  Listen in as the cast of characters have a great conversation about staying positive during these uncertain times.      Jumpseat Radio is Sponsored by DingesFire.com      Jumpseat Radio is also a proud member of the Chief Miller Media Family!
63:26 04/15/2020
Jumpseat Radio 122 Locked down and Still Training
In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down for a roundtable discussion about how firefighters are continuing to train and stay positive during covid-19.  Jumpseat Radio is Sponsored By Dingesfire.com 
62:16 03/30/2020
Jumpseat Radio 121 There are no points for second place with Thin Red Line Radio
In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes in the Thin Red Line Radio guys during the Firehouse World conference.  The guys sit down live in Las Vegas Nevada. Topics covered Fireground mistakes Stretching short Recon on the fireground Training for mistakes Jumpseat Responsibility       Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by dingefirecompany.com
30:30 03/24/2020
Jumpseat Radio 120 New fire officer with Jason Hoevelmann
In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Chief Jason Hoevelmann from Engine House Training.  Jason is a chief officer who brings an “operational” perspective to all decisions.  He is known for his New Fire Officer education for anyone recently promoted to lead a crew.  Jason is also a prostate cancer survivor and shares his powerful story of discovery and surviving prostate cancer.  This podcast delivers a punch to the gut reminding us to get checked! Topics Covered: Becoming a new fire chief Operational mindset Benchmarking performance Pushing to get better Department Physicals Discovering cancer Surviving cancer   Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by DingesFirecompany.com
43:35 03/24/2020
Jumpseat Radio 119 Bash and Smash with Mitch Huner from Fire Maul
In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Mitch Huner the founder of the Fire Maul.  Mitch is assigned to a truck company in Illinois and discovered many firefighters using a normal splitting maul on the fireground.  He went on a mission to make a maul that is designed for the fire service.   Bash and Smash was born!    Listen in as Ryan and Mitch talk about: Idea for the fire maul First uses of the maul Forcible entry with a 10lb tool Battering Rams Fire maul tool wraps   and much more.     Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by DingesFireCompany.com
28:57 03/17/2020
Jumpseat Radio 118 If you don’t feel well don’t make if your farewell
In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes the President of the IAFC Gary Ludwig.  Chief Ludwig shares the new IAFC program to make sure that if you start feeling “ill” on the fireground you make sure to get checked out by a qualified doctor.  Listen in as the chief shares his story and how we can watch out for each other on and off the fireground   Topics covered   If you don’t feel well How to get help after a fire Fireground rehab Leadership Followership         The title sponsor of Jumpseat Radio is Dinges Fire Company. Find them at dingesfire.com
37:41 03/10/2020
Jumpseat Radio 117 Talking ventilation live in Missouri
In this week' episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes in Nick Papa, Anthony Avillo, and Mark Canon to talk about ventilation.  The guys share discuss different things associated with ventilation of heat and smoke during a structure fire.   Topics Covered When to vent When not to vent Coordination of the ventilation     Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by Dinges Fire Company   Jumpseat Radio is a proud member of the Chief Media Family
35:34 03/04/2020
Jumpseat Radio 116 Live Leadership Lessons from Mizzou Winter Fire School
In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Nick Papa, Anthony Avillo, and Frank Viscuso to talk about leadership. The topics covered this week include:   Setting expectations Discipline and why they should write a report Turnout times Non-Negotiable’s Franks Keynote       Jumpseat Radio is Sponsored by DINGES FIRE COMPANY     Jumpseat Radio is a proud member of the Chief Miller Media Family
36:43 02/28/2020
Jumpseat Radio 115 Forcible entry with RJ
in this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with RJ from Capitol Fire Training while at Missouri Winter Fire School.   RJ, Has a passion for Forcible Entry and shares his knowledge on history, application, and why it is important to always check the C Side of ALL buildings.   Email change Ryan@RyanPennington.us
43:39 02/19/2020
Jumpseat Radio 114 Live from Missouri Winter Fire School
In this week's Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Nick Dinges from Dinges fire company to talk trucks, tools, and Traditions.  Ryan and Nick share the story of Vanguard Safety Wear.      Following Nick and Ryan is RJ from Capital Fire.  Robert James (RJ) is a 10 year veteran of the fire service. He started as a volunteer firefighter with the Cromwell Volunteer Fire Department in Cromwell, Connecticut. Robert relocated to Maryland and joined the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department, the second busiest fire station in Montgomery County. He has received numerous citations and awards from the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department and the State of Maryland. He is currently employed as a firefighter by the Frederick County Fire Rescue Division, where he is assigned to Rescue Squad 3.     Ryan and RJ talk about:   RJ’s  Background Forcible Entry Fire Department Mentors Sharing what you have Learned Force Plates     Title Sponsor for Jumpseat Radio Podcast is   DINGES FIRE COMPANY   “Trucks, Tools, Traditions”     Jumpseat Radio is a proud member of the Chief Miller Media Family    Instagram @Chief_Miller1   Instagram @ChiefMillerMedia  Twitter       @Chief_Miller_ Website   https://www.chiefmillerapparel.com/      
43:12 02/12/2020
Jumpseat Radio 113 Where does success on the Fireground Start
Jumpseat Radio 112 Where does success on the Fireground Start Introduction    Taking a Break at the end of 2019      Made Captain      Left my long time crew      Left Caitlyn      Spending time with family (pappy and others)    Reflect on 2019      Travel (24 classes, 16 states)     Pit of Promotion      Grand-baby: Share Astoria Oregon Story      FDIC 2019, firehouse world   Goals for 2020     Increase the number of students reached with Hoarding and Aggressively Positive classes      Podcast consistently      Launch a successful youtube channel      Settle into a new station and start building a new crew      Figure out the fitness model that works for ryan    Where does success on the fireground start?  It starts with company level preparation    Step one Firefighter Prep  Know your job.   (bar, hook, roof, or all of them)  Know your tools  Know you PPE    Step two Driver Operator Prep  Know your rig  Know your district Know your placement      Step three Officer Prep  Know your people  Know your limitations  Know you speed of operations    Final is the Glue that binds them all together and that is the company level prep working together.  Begin with constant company level drills Review constantly together  Practice in game speed mode  Allow failures on the drill ground  Push each other  Honest evaluations    Wrap up    Up coming classes Missou Winter fire school Feb 8-9, Firehouse world Feb 25-26,March 7 Lima Ohio  Podcast release on Wednesdays  Email change Ryan@RyanPennington.us    
27:35 02/04/2020
Jumpseat Radio 112 Impeachment of a Firefighter
Impeaching a Firefighter   Intro In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington compares an underperforming firefighter to the current situation of the American President.   How do you see an impeachment coming Failing on the foreground Not pulling your weight Continually not adjusting for course correction what if your crew impeached you violations policies how would you take it Can you defend your actions not getting along Do you have a vote once you have identified a sub-par firefighter are you one to judge… do you walk the talk those who live in glass houses  is it just a popularity contest How to prevent an impeached firefighter Focus on the members  Focus on the mission Focus on the needs of the community Put your needs and wants second remember how you earned your spot and earn it each day   are you on the impeachment block inside your firehouse
26:00 12/19/2019
Jumpseat Radio 111 Failing to Plan
In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington shares some quick tips for planning a improvement or achieving  goal.  Finding a goal and backwards planning to hit that goal is essential to break down the points of improvement to achieve the goal   Tips: Make a plan Find points to hit along the way to achieve the goal Set a due date Write out the Plan Evaluate the plan daily     Jumpseat Radio is a proud member of the Chief Miller Media Family    Instagram @Chief_Miller1 Instagram @ChiefMillerMedia  Twitter       @Chief_Miller_ Website   https://www.chiefmillerapparel.com/      
24:56 12/10/2019
Jumpseat Radio 110 It is ok to ask for Help
In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington shares some personal experience with Mental Health Support and how it can make a world of difference in your Fire Service Career.   Topics Covered Why do we struggle.. .           Kids          Spouse          Trauma          Business          EGO         Afraid to ask for help    Signs you should look for          Temper outbreaks          No patience with kids and spouse          No breaks from long stretches          Don’t want to go to work          Know your signs    Why should you ask for help      Because WE care about you      You don’t have to do this alone       Many of us have been through similar situations      It's more than just being tough      if you not “tough” its ok    Where do you start      Find someone you know love and trust      don’t hold it in.  talk to someone      Find a counselor.  Maybe EAP, But google is where I started      Realize that there is more than just you!      Turn off your phone and detach from social media      find something other than fire         We are our Brothers and sisters keeper..      Get to know your people  Invest in them by knowing them  Ask questions  Spend time off duty  Pay attention  Debrief after bad calls  Debrief after home life events..  Resources   Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance   http://www.ffbha.org/ Next Rung                                                https://www.nextrung.org/     Title Sponsor DingesFire.com  
26:33 11/21/2019
Jumpseat Radio 109 Speed on the Fireground with Sean Eagen
In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back Captain Sean Eagen from the Thin Red Line Radio Podcast to talk about speed on the fireground.    Topics Covered   Basic PPE Function Drilling for Speed Drilling for constancy Leading from the back Title Sponsor    Dinges Fire Company  Trucks, Tools, Tradition    DingesFire.com  Jumpseat Radio is a proud member of the Chief Miller Media Family    Instagram @Chief_Miller1 Instagram @ChiefMillerMedia  Twitter       @Chief_Miller1 Website   https://www.chiefmillerapparel.com/      
35:50 11/07/2019
Jumpseat Radio 108 Talking fire and Weather with Spencer Adkins
In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington travels to the local WOWK-TV station to sit down with Meteorologist Spencer Adkins.  Spencer Adkins is the longest serving on-air personality on WOWK TV.     Topics Covered in the podcast:   Predicting the weather Relationship between the weather service and the fire service Grants for Fire Service Squad 51 West Coast versus East Coast weather Follow Spencer on Twitter @SpencerWeather or Facebook.com/spenceradkins. Today’s Podcast Sponsor Dinges Fire Company DingesFire.com 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/    
64:14 10/25/2019
Jumpseat Radio 107 Honoring the Fallen with Dr. Apuzzio
In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Dr. Joe Apuzzio from Union New Jersey and is the father of Fallen Firefighter Kevin Apuzzio.  Kevin was a firefighter with the East Franklin Fire Department who selflessly and heroically died during a rescue attempt of 75-year-old Betty Scott. Firefighter  Apuzzio died when he became trapped after falling through a floor that collapsed into a well-involved basement....he fell just a few feet from the front door. Mrs. Scott also died in the fire as Kevin and crew were attempting to remove her.     Find Kevins LODD Report Here  https://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dfs/reports/eastfranklin.pdf       Link to the Kevin Apuzzio Foundation   http://kevinapuzziofoundation.org/     This episode is sponsored by Dinges Fire Company.  You can find them at dingesfire.com       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/    
21:31 10/16/2019
Jumpseat Radio 106 National Fire Radio LIVE
In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes the crew from National Fire Radio.  Ryan visits the crew at their World Headquarters during a visit to New Jersey. In this episode, the fellas talk about   Training Companies Positivity in the firehouse Stepping up our leadership Beating cancer inside the firehouse How to vet instructors   This episode is sponsored by Dinges Fire Company.  You can find them at dingesfire.com       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/      
61:39 10/14/2019
Jumpseat Radio 105 Be flexible on the Fireground with Robert Piparo
  On this week's podcast our co-host Robert Piparo comes back to the podcast to catch up and share how firefighters must be able to change their roles on the fireground as needs change.  Pip had the chance to make a rescue and had to change roles on the fireground.  Listen in as Ryan and Pip talk about the ever-changing firegrounds.      Topics Covered.   Changing roles on the fireground How to build team cohesion Staying calm in the storm Pips ways to stay flexible Transitions of crews       Podcast Sponsors   Trucks, Tools, Tradition.   Dinges Fire Company     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/
43:24 10/02/2019
Jumpseat Radio 104 Interview with the Keto Firefighter
In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcome Kieran Carobine aka “The Keto Fireman”. Ryan and Kieran talk about changing lifestyles to manage weight and perform at a high level on the fireground.     Topics Covered   Changing eating habits at the Firehouse Cabs versus Fats Getting buy in Staying the course     Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by Dinges Fire Company   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 Audio Player
39:40 09/25/2019
Jumpseat Radio 103 Take the lead with Frank Viscuso
In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back his good friend Frank Viscuso.  Frank and Ryan sit down to talk about firefighters who are ready for promotion and how they should best prepare to take the lead.   Things covered in this podcast   Starting to prepare for promotion How to pay attention while learning Taking over as the leader Ego Giving praise   Dinges Fire Company  Dingerfire.com  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/    
50:33 09/17/2019
Jumpseat Radio 102 Be relentless with Brooke Ames
Jumpseat Radio 102 Be relentless with Brooke Ames     In this episode host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Brooke Ames to share her story of leaving her corporate job and begin a journey to the Jumpseat.  Brooke is a career firefighter-paramedic in Wisconsin who has turned her passion for the fire service into her profession.  Brookes journey is nothing short of amazing.  From loosing over 100 pounds to crushing the CPAT listen in as she shares her story of being relentless.  Topics Covered in this podcast include:   Brooke’s Intro Training for CPAT How to set goals How to measure progress How to become Relentless!   Online Hoarding Class https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hoarding-firefighting-tactics-tickets-70182213891?ref=eios&fbclid=IwAR0G5x0FO3DWyhiAoHMsj804q3ye5PkuluejMjbTzYZQ3IMvobpc0cbloR4             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 Audio Player      
42:31 09/11/2019
Jumpseat Radio 101 Why you are Failing as a Firefighter
In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington shares the reasons you are failing as a firefighter and how to fix them.    Todays Podcast  Why you are Faining as a Firefighter    Excuses Get in your way      You are waiting on someone else to train you Your ego won’t let you expose your real weakness  Your Fat    Because nothing bad has happened to you yet.       How to fix yourself.     Take ownership  Plan your day to include personal prep time  to find your weakness and work on it  Plan for the Bads that may happen    Online Hoarding Class https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hoarding-firefighting-tactics-tickets-70182213891?ref=eios&fbclid=IwAR0G5x0FO3DWyhiAoHMsj804q3ye5PkuluejMjbTzYZQ3IMvobpc0cbloR4   Hosting a Class..      
19:41 09/05/2019
Jumpseat Radio 100 with Rich Gasaway
It's Finally HERE!!  Episode 100 of Jumpseat Radio!   In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington brings back his mentor Dr. Rich Gasaway to talk all things Podcasting!     Ryan and Rich talk about starting their podcast's in 2014 and the progression through 2019!    The podcast is Sponsored By Dingesfire.com and is a Proud Partner with the  Chief Miller Media family.   
32:20 08/23/2019