ANTHONY KASTROS, a 33-year veteran of the fire service, is a retired battalion chief with the Sacramento (CA) Metro Fire Department and the owner of Trainfirefighters.com. He is the author of Mastering the Fire Service Assessment Center, 2nd Edition; the video series Mastering Fireground Command-Calming the Chaos! and the video Mastering Unified Command (Fire Engineering). He was the keynote speaker for FDIC 2013 and the 2019 George D. Post Instructor of the Year. He teaches command, tactics, leadership, promotion, and officer development to fire departments throughout America.
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