Originally Posted by dvrich
I know I will get blasted for this but saluting people for doing jobs they are WELL compensated for doesn't cut it in my book.
Our non commissioned military personel are making below the average national wage and are in harms way......they deserve it.
Roofers and linemen have much more dangerous jobs than EMTs and there was never a day or week honoring them.
here comes your blast , im a EMT, a firefighter, and a first responder im on two departments i dont get paid , i VOLUNTER, o and as for harms way when i go in a house i dont know whos going to be there, if they have a gun that they want to use on me , or a knife to stab me with but i dont have the privaleges of carrying a gun so if they shoot i have no way to defended myself, if i see you on the side of the road theres no way in hell ill stop and help you.