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Help tell the stories of wildland fire! Capturing, preserving, and sharing compelling firefighter stories, oral histories, and more...
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    THE FIREBRAND: You believe in the value of this project and have my sincere thanks for your support. I will list your name on the website in appreciation.

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    THE PULASKI: You want to raise a toast to the legacy of wildland firefighting. You identify with this iconic hero and his namesake tool. You know what it’s like to swing a Pulaski. Thank you!

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    THE TORCH: You want to carry the torch and light some fire under this project. I think you’re awesome for that!

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    THE SPOTFIRE: You are a spotfire who’s going for it, an ember who will ignite this project in unexpected ways!

    I’ll holler, “SPOT” in your honor (seriously) and you’ll receive a personal phone call thanking you for your support. You will also receive a Smokey Generation sticker, a personalized ‘thank you’ note, and your name will be listed on the website in appreciation!

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    THE HOTSHOT (Competition): You know the meaning of “Duty, Integrity, and Respect” and hiking a steep hill makes you giddy. I hear you.

    I will include you in a special video shout-out, send you a Smokey Generation sticker, a personalized ‘thank you,’ and list your name on the website in appreciation!
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    THE SMOKEJUMPER (Competition): There is something about jumping that draws you in, excites you, and makes you proud! I get that.

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    THE ENGINE MOD (Competition): Nothing says fighting fire like a pump, hose, and a shiny engine. You’re dialed in and versatile. I gotcha!

    I will include you in a special video shout-out, send you a Smokey Generation sticker, a personalized ‘thank you,’ and list your name on the website in appreciation!
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    THE FLIGHT CREW (Competition): From the air or from the ground, being in fire and aviation gives you a perspective like none other, a blending of two worlds. I dig it.

    I will include you in a special video shout-out, send you a Smokey Generation sticker, a personalized ‘thank you,’ and list your name on the website in appreciation!
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    THE BOSS: You value strong leadership and believe in the importance of serving the greater good. You want to help make it possible for this project to capture the stories of current and past fireline leaders so that we don’t lose that important institutional knowledge. I want that, too.

    In thanks, you will receive a personal phone call, a Smokey Generation sticker, and you’ll be identified as a website sponsor (see image/logo size in description).

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    THE INCIDENT COMMANDER: You see the big picture and understand the complexities of any undertaking. You treasure the light-hearted times, the camaraderie, and the successes, while recognizing the importance of marking the passage of time, remembering the lessons learned, and never forgetting the basics.

    In thanks, you will receive a personal phone call, a Smokey Generation sticker, a custom print of our talking map, and you’ll be identified as a website sponsor (see image/logo size in description).

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    THE HISTORIAN: You recognize the value of stories and the importance of collecting historical knowledge.

    By contributing at the Historian level, we will work with you to collect an interview in your honor – whether you want to simply support additional interviews, share your own stories, or point us to a person whose stories you believe should be captured, your name will identified as helping to make it happen!

    You will also be identified as a website sponsor (see image/logo size in description), receive a personalized ‘thank you’ note, and a charred wood sculpture created from wood burned during the 2014 King Fire.

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    THE CURATOR: You are a custodian of legacies, a champion of heritage. As a Curator, you will have the interview benefits of the Historian level (see above) and the opportunity to curate a featured video channel on the website (you can select your favorite stories from our collection or we can create one in your honor). Your name or company logo will be presented prominently on the featured page.

    You will also be identified as a website sponsor (see image/logo size in description), receive a personalized ‘thank you’ note, and a charred wood sculpture created from wood burned during the 2014 King Fire.

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    THE STORYKEEPER: You are a keeper of stories, an advocate of living history. You will be named as an honorary member of our Board of Storykeepers and will have the opportunity to help shape the future of The Smokey Generation and its mission to collect, preserve, and share stories about wildland fire. You’ll also have the interview and featured video channel benefits of the Curator and Historian levels (see above) and will be identified as a website sponsor via a prominent banner in the top section of our Sponsor and Supporters page on the website (see image/logo size in description). Your logo will also be featured on the home page.

    You will also receive a personalized ‘thank you’ note, a custom print of our talking map, and a charred wood sculpture created from wood burned during the 2014 King Fire.

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