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May 2018

Boston Fire Department Tests Automatic Voice Dispatcher

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From the first electric fire alarm system in the world, to the first automated voice dispatch in our area, the Boston Fire Department is at the forefront of technology, using newer equipment to help them dispatch calls faster.

Steve Keeley, the Superintendent of the Boston Fire Department’s fire alarm division, gave NBC10 Boston a look at the “Purvis Systems” alerting system.

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Veterans in the workforce

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Internship program helps ex-military members get back on solid ground

MIDDLETOWN – In her role as a supply specialist in the Army, Johanna Bravo said there was always structure to everything she did.

Details like when deliveries were made were planned down to the minute in Iraq, where Bravo served from 2006-2007. That included time behind the wheel driving heavy-duty, armored supply trucks with thick bulletproof glass and under armed guard.

Or in Guantanamo Bay from 2009 to early 2011, where she helped transform a “black hole” supply depot into a state-ofthe- art operation, work that earned her wide recognition in the Army.

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