doskee5 07.23.15/20:55hrs.; so, here we are making contact with the #CanadianForestService #NicolaKnights from #BritishColumbia.. Once again, #UncleSam gives me another once in a #lifetime experience.. I don't think any of us would have ever imagined we would cross over into #Canada on a #Fire #assignment.. #Interagency #Hotshots going #international.. One country at a time.. #ChiefMiller #LTHS #WildLandFirefighters #USFS #ANF #AngelesNationalForest #FireFighters.. #FireLife #Brotherhood #FireFamily @chief_miller @wildland_firefighters @wildlandfirefighting @wildlandfirephotos 2w

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doskee5 07.13.15/21:15hrs; thanks again to #UncleSam for letting me see another beautiful portion of the United States while on a fire assignment.. First time to Washington State and to #Canada ALL on the same trip.. These pics are the U.S./ Canada Border line, no fence just a big gap that runs all the way down to Minnesota.. Major difference to the border line down south that has a long ass barb wire fence.. #WildLandFirefighters #USFS #ANF #AngelesNationalForest #FireFighters.. #FireLife #Brotherhood #FireFamily 3w

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doskee5 07.06.15/21:20hrs.; #Scabbing with the old crew, on the old #Mod, on my old seat, on our way to a fire in #Keller, #Washington.. Just passing #Zamora, #Cali.. Good to be back, even if it is for just a #14day #Assignment.. #ChiefMiller #WildLandFirefighters #USFS #ANF #AngelesNationalForest #FireFighters.. #FireLife #Brotherhood #FireFamily 4w

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ERIC MARSH
6/19 NEVER FORGET
Born in North Carolina
Superintendent of the crew. Worked as a firefighter for 20 years. While working for the Prescott Fire Department the opportunity arose to form the first city sponsored hotshot crew, he spent 2 years finishing the grueling training and paperwork to form it. He and his wife didn't have any children. But they treated the crew members like they were their own.
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #ericmarsh #chief_miller
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JESSE STEED
13/19 NEVER FORGET
He served in the Marine Corps from 1996-2000. On a fire in Yosemite, he'd repel from a helicopter to extinguish some spot fires, when he realized that the red dots form the thermal imaging weren't fires but black bears. He chased them off with his chain saw. He loved spending time with his wife and two children.
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #jessesteed #chief_miller #marine
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ANTHONY ROSE
12/19 NEVER FORGET
Started his firefighting career in Wisconsin shortly after he turned 18. In 2008 in the Two Lane Fire, he saw how hard the Hotshots worked to save the town he lived in. That sparked something in him. And in the spring of 2012 he began to work the the Granite Mountain Hotshots. In feb or 213 he and his fiancé found out they'd be expecting a baby! That may , they found out their baby would be a baby girl. The morning of the fire, before leaving home, he kissed his fiancé and her tummy, telling their baby girl to"be good to mommy" and that he loved them very much! And would see them soon.
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #anthonyrose #chief_miller
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JOHN PERCIN JR.
11/19 NEVER FORGET
A multi sport athlete in high school, graduated in 2007 from West Linn High School, Southeast of Portland, Oregon. He moved to Arizona in 2010 and worked part time at a Mexican restaurant washing dishes to save enough money to put himself through the Arizona Wildland Academy. He also very much so loved his English Lab.
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #johnpercinjr #chief_miller
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WADE PARKER
10/19 NEVER FORGET
(On far left, photo with his siblings)
22 year old joined the hot shot crew in 2012. One night while on their 2 day break between fires, he drove all night to get to Disneyland with his girlfriend. At the end of the night, while the fireworks were going off, he proposed. They had plans to marry in October of 2013. He wanted to follow in his dad's footsteps in becoming a firefighter.
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #wadeparker #chief_miller
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SCOTT NORRIS
9/19
He liked to shop at Bucky O'Neill Guns. One day on a very busy day at the gun shop, he found himself helping other customers. He was offered a job. And After that day, he continued to work at the gun shop. He was an outdoors person. And one of his favorite places to visit was the Grand Canyon.
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #scottnorris #chief_miller
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SEAN MISNER
8/19 NEVER FORGET
Grew up in Santa Barbara county, California. His Great-Grand Father, his Grandfather, an uncle and a cousin all worked and some work for Fire Departments. He married the love of his life in September of 2012. At the time of this tragedy, he and his wife were expecting a baby boy. Sean and close friend Jason would play catch at an albertsons park lot at night because it was the only lit place in town.
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #seanmisner #chief_miller
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CHRISTOPHER MACKENZIE
5/19 NEVER FORGET
A native from Hemet, California. His senior year in high school, he lost 75 lbs to become a firefighter. He considered his job as a firefighter as a way to see the United States. His father was a firefighter of 25 years.
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #christophermackenzie #chief_miller
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DUSTIN DEFORD
4/19 NEVER FORGET
From a small town of Ekalaka, Montana with 10 brothers and sisters. Four of his brothers and his dad are firefighters. His mom said he would often dress up in a full-body gorilla suit go around town late at night, startling tipplers as they headed home from the taverns.
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #dustindeford #chief_miller #montana #ekalala
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TRAVIS CARTER
3/19 NEVER FORGET
Know for his fitness ability. He once held a plank for 45 minutes! He was a regular @captaincrossfit
Loved his family more than anything! His wife and two children.
#granitemountainhotshots #gmh #yarnell #crewlife #chief_miller #fire #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #hotshots #heroes #love #neverforget #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #yarnell #traviscarter
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GRANT MCKEE
7/19 NEVER FORGET
As a child, he used to give away his toys his friends really admired. To the point that on his bdays, his grandma would say, "I hope you're gonna keep this". His family didn't only lose him in this fire. But also his cousin Robert Caldwell
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #grantmckee #chief_miller
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ROBERT CALDWELL
2/19 NEVER FORGET (squad boss)
Know as the smart one of the group!
One Father's Day his step son asked him if he can call him Dad. He and his wife looked at each other with tears in their eyes. His cousin was also killed in that fire.
#granitemountainhotshots #gmh #yarnell #fire #firefighters #firefighters_daily #chief_miller #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #heroes #neverforget #yarnell #family #robertcaldwell
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ANDREW ASHCRAFT
1/19 NEVER FORGET
Months before the Yarnell incident, Andrew felt bad for being away from home often because of his job. To renew his commitment to his family, he gave his wife a list of promises:
"I promise to always take out the trash."
"I promise to always take care of you."
"I promise to be mean if it means helping you and our family."
"I promise to be the father our family deserves."
"I promise to protect you with my life."
"I promise to love you for time and all eternity."
He signed that list and hung it in the living room. The list contained 19 promises in all. He gathered his family and gave them all silicone bracelets with the words "be better". To be reminded to be better at home, In The community, be a better brother, a better sister. He told his wife "I will die with it on, or it will fall off of me". Those silicone bracelets meant a lot to their family. That silicone bracelet is one of the items recovered.
#granitemountainhotshots #yarnell #heroes #hotshots #neverforget #crewlife #family #firefighters #firefighters_daily #wildland #wildlandfirefighters #love #andrewashcraft #chief_miller
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doskee5 06.30.15/18:50hrs; today marked the two year anniversary of the #19fallenfirefighters from the #GraniteMountainHotshots.. This 15 second clip is a small portion of the the video of them before they were burned over.. It's eerie to see them one last time as they look/ monitor the #YarnellFire #activity.. #RestInPeace my #FirefighterBrothers.. #IHC #GraniteMountain #Hotshots #GoneButNeverForgotten.....! #ChiefMiller #WildLandFirefighters #USFS #ANF #AngelesNationalForest #FireFighters.. #FireLife #Brotherhood #FireFamily 1mon
  •   ymiltony RIP... 🏼🏼 1mon
  •   fallenangelwing rest in peace 1mon
  •   goodland_greene Whoa..... Eerie feeling watching this... 1mon
  •   doskee5 Yes sir.. @goodland_greene gives me chills.. Cause how many of us have been in that same rock cropping over looking the fire.. Like it just being a normal thing.. Look at those faces, to them it is a normal operation, business as usual.. No worries or even a slight doubt that anything is gonna go wrong.. That's why it's chillingly eerie to me because that was us at one point with our respective Shot Crew.. 1mon
  •   rayna.serna7 All I have to say from a mom be very careful come by and see me sometime 1mon
  •   sophia_selmer Never forgotten!!!! 2w
  •   doskee5 A firm @sophiabeckman.. It was a devastating lost in the #Hotshots community and for all #WildLandFirefighters 2w

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doskee5 06.28.15/20:28hrs.; Finally got our #shirts and #hats in for the fellas.. Thank you @geeinkclothing for putting in the time and love into our #FireShirts.. For anyone trying to get things made, #generic or #custom #designs.. Hit up #GeeInkClothing, for really good deals.. #ChiefMiller #WildLandFirefighters #USFS #ANF #AngelesNationalForest #FireFighters.. #FireLife #Brotherhood #FireFamily 1mon
  •   dullchain I want a snap back! 1mon
  •   ramoner Same here! SnapBack and large shirt 1mon
  •   doskee5 Damn.....! I didn't know these hats and shirts were so popular..... I should just convert the whole forest to these shirts and hats.. The Shots will be excluded of course.....! Give me sizes @anthnygalindo @dullchain @ramoner and anyone else who wants shirts and hats.....! 1mon
  •   anthnygalindo Naahhhh just get us some 1mon
  •   doskee5 @anthnygalindo give me a size #Scumbag.....! 1mon
  •   anthnygalindo Lol large 1mon
  •   dullchain I just want a mesh hat, sling em at the next safety meeting 1mon
  •   raykris321 Get me a large. Drop it off at the Crest. 1mon

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doskee5 06.25.15/20:15hrs.; This is why I won't get a #CrotchRocket.. So, this happened on April 1st at 13:24hrs.; on #GMRroad on mm1.29, head on with a #LAcoFD #CrewBuggie.. That #rider better hope and pray to the #GODS that he has insurance.. @dash.cams #YouGonnaLearnToday #ChiefMiller #WildLandFirefighters #USFS #ANF #AngelesNationalForest #FireFighters.. #FireLife #Brotherhood #FireFamily @chief_miller @wildland_firefighters @wildlandfirefighting @wildlandfirephotos 1mon

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