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Resources

Here are some quick links to guide you toward additional resources for partners, spouses, and family of Wildland Firefighters.  I've included links to some of my most recent reads, that I thought might also be of interest.

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Wildland Firefighter Foundation

This non-profit organization supports families of fallen and injured wildfires financially, as well as emotionally.  Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, they proudly honor our past, present, and future Wildland Firefighters.

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Fully Involved by Mynda Ohs

A personal account of a relationship with a firefighter, including helpful guides for partners and spouses alike. 

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A Preparedness Guide for Wildland Firefighters and Their Families

Click the image to peruse the latest guide, composed by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group.  Full of helpful facts and guidance for WFFs and their families.

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I Love A Firefighter, 2nd Edition by Ellen Kirschman, PhD

Well-renowned psychologist for First Responders, Dr. Kirschman offers guidance and sensible advice for when times get tough in this epic 'how-to' guide to being in a relationship with a firefighter.

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Grassroots Wildland Firefighters

This committee advocates for timely recognition and change concerning our Wildland Firefighters' financial, physical and emotional well-being.     

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5 Love Languages (Military Edition) by Gary Chapman with Jocelyn Green

A most helpful read about staying connected emotionally when your loved one is physically separated for long periods of time.  While geared mainly towards Military families, this book uncovers remarkable similarities to the world of Wildland Fire relationships.

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