Ask WYE – Issue 41 – What’s with all the different ranks?

This week, the guys try to compare and contrast their current Departments, old Departments, Departments that they live near…well, it gets messy, but here’s a good primer on what rank equals what between our three disciplines!

You’ll learn:

  • Is a Police Lieutenant the same as a Fire Lieutenant?
  • Is an EMS Captain the same as an Army Captain?
  • Why do some Departments have Corporals and why do some not?
  • Why do Firefighters always cook chili?

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