About Me

Derick Fornsworth

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I managed as well as provided contract fire departments on US Armed forces setups across Iraq in support of Procedure Iraqi Flexibility (LOGCAP III) in accordance with NFPA, FAA, DoD Instructions and also AR420-1 demands. My last job was as the Chief Fire Officer at the Al Kut airbase directing 2 stations, 47 employees and also 8 Structural as well as ARFF apparatus. Along with responding to all aircraft, medical, fire and also HAZMAT emergencies, I established mission concerns, short and also lengthy variety goals, intended purposes, implemented policies, organized and directed human as well as worldly resources, routed subservient Principal Officers, staff workers and also firemen. I took care of and also maintained a $25M devices asset stock. I additionally worked as the elderly Fire Examiner monitoring and taking care of the performance of fire safety assessments, shed permit examinations as well as strategies testimonial of all existing and also new centers on the base IAW AR420-1, NFPA, OSHA Specifications, Unified Facilities Code, Mil 1008C and also relevant NAVAIR publications. I straight managed and also handled the performance of fire security courses and also the public education of fire security subjects. I created base critical, mass casualty, and also catastrophe plans. I developed and examined fire hazard risk assessments of base centers and reported the fire and also life safety threats to senior military authorities. I examined architecturally and also airplane fire reductions capacities and guaranteed that abilities met requirements of the agreement, NFPA, FAA, Military Rules as well as NAVAIR magazines. I reported all fire tasks to army command, civilian and also aviation components.

Received Certification of Admiration from the United States Militaries for Assistance during the Fight of Fallujah.
Received Commendation from WSI for life-saving actions throughout a Convoy accident.
Received a Certification of Value for an outstanding demo of a Mass Casualty Exercise.
Recognized by the US Militaries during the turnover of Haditha Dam to the Iraqi federal government.
Led the Al Kut Fire Department to a 97% overall Functional Preparedness Examination score.

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