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PJs and CROs participate in fire suppression training with assistance from Army firefighters at Kandahar Airfield.

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PJs and CROs participate in fire suppression training with assistance from Army firefighters at Kandahar Airfield.

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Tri-Max Cafs
Tri-Max Cafs

Thanks to the National Geographic Channel for featuring our TRI-MAX 30 Wheeled compressed air foam system.  An extra special thanks goes out to the servicemen and women for the work they’re doing overseas!  The system shown contains 30 gallons of foam solution that produces approximately 600 gallons of high energy finished foam.  It also allows for a minimum 75-foot standoff distance.  It’s great to see the 30 Wheeled CAF in action, effectively neutralizing aircraft fires safely without requiring personnel to get too close to the fire.  One more thing - to avoid getting foam on yourself while deploying the unit, simply tighten the nozzle.  We're happy to send info on how to do that.  Great job all!  www.trimax.us 

David Shoffner
David Shoffner

Thanks to these PJ's for their service!!

Tip for the Intelagard Macaw backpack operators that could save their lives...make initial attack on the fire with the smoothbore nozzle which will give about 30' of throw to the foam...the mid-X nozzle shown in the video is designed for mop up operations although it does expand the foam to a 70:1 ratio (1 gal of liquid becomes 70 gals of foam).  Let us know if you'd like to see some better alternatives to the "foam in the face" handcarts :-)  www.intelagard.com

Richard Smith
Richard Smith

It might have been better to show the PJ selection process and everything they go through to become PJ's. Cut out the standing around sections and use the action sequences with some of the personal reflections to fill in and give people something they can relate  to. Otherwise, I don't see a lot reason for people to want to watch.

Richard Smith
Richard Smith

It was a little slow and it was hard to sit through the entire show. There were long stretches of watching facial expressions waiting for the horn to blow. It was kind of like watching firemen at the fire station between fires. 

Tj Johnson
Tj Johnson

Heart Touching & Heart Breaking At The Same Time. My Heart & Prayer's Are All Way's With Everyone. I Just Wanted To Say Thank's NATGEOTV & The U.S. Armed Forces For Allowing Me To See With My Own Eyes What They Half To Endure. Right Now In This Point Of My Life. I Have Endured 2 Heart Operations. & I Have Denied Being On SS Disability. Because I Want To Take Care Of My Family. But Now 20 Yrs Later I Injure My Back At Work & Get Denied Help Because They Send Me To There Urgent Care & Not The ER. After Going To Urgent Care The Doctor Asked Me What Do You Want. I Was Like What. He Said Steroid's Muscle Relaxers Or Lora tab.  I Thought In Extreme Pain Man This Is Crazy. But I Said I Want You To Find Out What's Wrong With Me. Any How 8 Week's After I Injured My Back. Going To Urgent Care This Doctor Named Lindsay Said Where Is Your MRI Have They Done One Yet. I Said No. She Yelled What The Hell. & Those Were My Thought's To A T. My MRI Came Back & All Of My Disk In My Spine Show'd Up Black Due To The Lack Of Sciatica. The Body's Natural Joint Lubricant Was Dried Up. & This Takes Place From The Inside Out. & This Causes Bone Spurs & The Bones in The Spine To Fuse Together Witch Is Extremely Painful  And My Lower Back Is Not In Alignment & It's Sooooooooo Painful I Cant Think Straight & My Head Hurts From Swelling & That Swelling Get's To The Base Of My Skull & I Can Hardly See My Hand With Out It Being Really Blurry. Any Watching This Helps Me See The Courage Of These Men & Women & It Gives Me Courage & Hope. God's Blessing's To All & In God We Trust All Others We Monitor.