Command Officer Boot Camp 2020 “Few Spots Left”

The 8th Annual Command Officer Boot Camp 2020 is May 12-14, 2020. This is a very family friendly Fire Conference designed for all ranks.

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COBC 2020 will held on Beautiful Pensacola Beach at the Hilton Gulf Side Convention Center with rooms starting at $159 at the Hilton and $149 at the Hampton Inn next door. This years COBC will have 12 Speakers over three days covering everything Leadership & Tactics, plus RELATIONSHIPS in Life & Marriage. This is for someone wanting to improve their motivation level and/or elevate their career. We will have Leadership & Relationship lectures in the morning and Tactics/Fireground Operations lecture in the afternoon. Spouses that are registered with name tag will get full admission to any of the lectures and also get the full benefits of free beach chairs and umbrellas. All registered attendees will get CF Tactics wristband that gets up to 20% off at all most every establishment on Pensacola Beach, to include gift shops. The Hilton is almost SOLD OUT. Still rooms at the Hampton Inn next door and adding another Hotel soon with prices below $160.

Free Airport Shuttlers start at 0900 Monday May 11 and operate all day until 8PM and also operate Friday May 15th starting at 0400 and operating all day for those wanting to enjoy Friday before heading home. There will also be limited shuttles Saturday May 16th for those that pre-arrange. COBC will be 0800 to 1700 Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday. There will be nightly networking socials with all attendees and the instructors. The weather is Beautiful on Pensacola Beach in May. Usually in the Working Fire Midway! 80s with mostly sunny skies. May has one of the lowest rain fall months of the year on Pensacola Beach.

Speakers Include

Chief Todd Edwards “Atlanta Fire”

Chief Curt Isakson “Escambia”

Chief Dave McGrail “Denver Fire” High Rise Book and FDIC Advisory Board

Chief John Salka “FDNY 18th Battalion Commander” Back Page Firehouse Magazine

Chief Shannon Stone “Midway” Nuggets From The Right Seat

Chief Mike Terpak “Jersey City Fire” Fire Ground Size-Up Book

Chief Scott Thompson “The Colony FD” The Functional Fire Company Book

Chief Frank Viscuso ” STEP UP & LEAD + Step Up Your Teamwork”

Captain Dena Ali “Raleigh FD” Upstream Tactics for Addressing Suicide

Lt. Ray McCormack “FDNY”  Fire Attack based on UL Findings & 40 Years on the line.

Lt. Steve Robertson “Colombus” Stretching for Success”

Each Instructor will speak on different Topics, with four speakers per day. Two before lunch and two after lunch.

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Jessica & Curt will discuss marriage in the Fire Service and the Challenges associated with it.

Lt. Ray McCormack will cover Fire Attack & the UL Studies combined with his 40 years in the Fire Service.

Chief Mike Terpak will cover parts of his 2nd Edition of Fire Ground Size-Up

Lt. Steve Robertson with Stretching for Success

Chief Dave McGrail with cover Leadership & Tactics to include some HR Operations.

Chief Dave McGrail at COBC 2020

Chief Terpak & Viscuso will both be at COBC 2020

Todd Edwards will cover The Drill Yard & Challenges with Leading in todays Fire Service

Casual Dinner Socials each night for a very affordable price.

Chief Frank Viscuso will present Step Up & Lead/Step Up your Teamwork.

All Attendees will get FREE BEACH CHAIRS & Umbrellas to include CFT Coffin Cooler with limited drinks and space for additional items

COCB is a one of a kind Leadership, Tactics, & Relationship Conference held on Beautiful Pensacola Beach.

Chief John Salka will present at COBC 2020