Forest F. Reeder, MPSA has over 40 years of fire service and training experience. In 2008, he was awarded the George D Post Instructor of the Year by the International Society of Fire Service Instructors. Forest authors the weekly drill feature at www.firefighterclosecalls.com and the weekly drill at www.firefighterclosecalls.com. He was a managing editor and contributing author of Fire Service Instructor Principles and Practices by Jones & Bartlett Publishers. Forest teaches nationally on many training, safety and leadership topics.