Just found this thread, been a paramedic in the City of San Diego for 23 years, Spent a good amount of time on The Box side, SDFD for 17.
I'll start taking notes....Huh, guess I never replied to this thread. Whoops.
Been with San Diego Fire-Rescue for just over 20 years. Currently a Battalion Chief assigned to Battalion 1 downtown.
Other related duties include being on a Federal Incident Management Team (14 years) and on our US&R team (14 years).
I did spend a little time with San Diego Mountain Rescue back in the late 80's, and some time as a volly in the Midwest and New England in the early/mid 80's.