Mayday, Mayday, Mayday!! The radio transmission no incident commander wants to hear, and one that no firefighter wants to make. A mayday scenario is one that is usually reserved for the fireground, or another type of an incident scene, when a firefighter or firefighters are in trouble and immediate help is needed. This same concept can be applied to a chief officer who is not on the fireground, but is facing an administrative or operational crisis that puts their position as chief in jeopardy. This interactive presentation will address some of the common, and not so common, challenges and issues, that a chief officer will likely face during their career. It will also cover the well-known L.U.N.A.R. acronym, which is typically reserved for the firefighter in distress to relay pertinent information to the incident commander, but when modified accordingly can aid the chief officer by giving them the tools to rescue themselves and salvage their careers.