Virginia Beach EMS Career and Volunteers Train For Criminal Mass Casualty Calls

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Recent events throughout our country have spurred a national discussion on the survivability of victims and safety of first responders during active shooter events and other forms of aggressive deadly behavior. The Virginia Beach Department of EMS created this course that integrates lessons learned from the responses to recent attacks and emphasizes the importance of…

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Ocean Park Rescue Squad Captain Nick Askew Appointed Virginia Beach EMS Volunteer Assistant Chief

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS announced that Ocean Park Rescue Squad Captain Nick Askew is hereby appointed to the position of  Volunteer Assistant for the Virginia Beach Department of EMS. Chief Nick Askew has served as a member of the Virginia Beach EMS system for over 12 years and has served as the Squad Commander of the…

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2017-Virginia Beach EMS Santa On The Air

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During the holiday season, some children become especially concerned if EMS, Police or Fire are dispatched to help a family suffering from an emergency. The Virginia Beach EMS “Santa On The Air” program begin in 2004 and every year since has provided a vital service to first responders in the Hampton Roads area.   Instructions…

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Norwood Volunteers with the VA Beach Rescue Squad & Bridgwater Squad While Attending James Madison University

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It’s not unusual to find Virginia Beach EMS college/university student volunteer EMTs & Medics running rescue with a local squad in their college/university town area. When JMU student Norwood Burdett is home in Virginia Beach, he volunteers with the VA Beach Rescue Squad, station 8/14. When Norwood returns to classes at James Madison University, you…

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Pat Boyd Started Volunteering with VA Beach EMS at the Age of 68 as an Emergency Medical Technician

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Pat Boyd has seen plenty, serving in the United States Navy followed by working as a defense employee. Retired with time on his hands, Pat was wondering what his next big adventure in life would be? Pat realized he needed something exciting to help keep him on his toes and feeling young.Wasn’t long before he…

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