Between the Slides

Between the Slides

PEOPLE: Spotsylvania to Situation Unit with Rob Rowley

June 24, 2019

Do you know someone that has twenty plus years as a Firefighter, is a Registered Nurse, is a World Police and Fire Games competitor and helped re-shape the effectiveness of the All-Hazards Situation Unit Leader?  I do, and now you'll get to know Captain Rob Rowley as well.  Join us in this episode as we get to learn about Rob Rowley's journey from Spotsylvania, Virginia to becoming a Captain with a large, progressive fire department in the Central Virginia area.  Captain Rowley also shares his how the all-hazards incident management process helped shape more than the work he's put in as a credentialed member of the Central Virginia All-Hazards Incident Management Team.

Key time stamps:

  • 00:07:31 - Thoughts on recruiting prior service Firefighters versus recruits with no experience

  • 00:22:20 - Experience working with and for Public Health

  • 00:50:09 - Connecting the Situation Unit with the Information and Intelligence (INI) Section

  • 01:07:52 - Getting involved with your local or regional incident management team (IMT)

  • 01:19:23 - Experience competing in the World Police and Fire games

If you have questions for Rob contact him through the show's email at



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