Posts Categorized: State and National Events

Virginia Beach EMS Volunteer EMT Came To Us By Way of NATO

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Virginia Beach EMS is proud of our Hampton Roads area link to the branches of the Unites States Armed Forces. Over the years, many United States Armed Forces personnel and their family members have volunteered with the rescue squads serving in many positions such as; paramedics, EMT’s, heavy rescue and water rescue specialist. We recently extended that…

Check Out the January-February 2017 VA Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads Lifeline Magazine

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The January February 2017 edition of the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads “Lifeline Magazine” is available in electron version at:Lifeline Jan-Feb 2017. The VIRGINIA LIFELINE (ISSN 0279-6023) is the official publication of the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Inc., P.O. Box 279, Oilville, VA 23129-0279 (804) 749-8191/800-833-0602.

VA Office of EMS Recognizes EMS Week in Virginia

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This week, the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) recognizes EMS Week in Virginia and pays special tribute to all Virginia EMS personnel. We recognize your dedication and commitment to serving the citizens of the Commonwealth with quality prehospital care. EMS for Children (EMSC) Day is Wednesday, May 18, and it raises awareness of…

VA Beach EMS Retired Chief Bruce Edwards Awarded Life Membership into VA Association of Governmental EMS Administators

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VA Beach EMS Retired Chief Bruce Edwards was recently awarded life membership into the Virginia Association of Governmental EMS Administrators. Chief Edwards retired on March 1st after serving a long and distinguished career leading one of the largest all volunteer based EMS systems in the country. Bruce has not completely left EMS. He is volunteering as…

Check out the VA Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads July-August 2015 Lifeline Magazine

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Welcome to the July August 2015 edition of the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads Lifeline Magazine. The July-August edition is loaded with news and photos from Volunteer Rescue Squads around the Commonwealth of Virginia. To read the on line version go to: VAVRS July-August Lifeline. Virginia EMS Volunteers are Awesome!