Posts Categorized: Virginia Beach Volunteers Our Stories

VA Beach EMS Volunteer Tyler Sneads Next Big Adventure-Degree In Nursing

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Two years ago, Tyler Snead heard a VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, “Lives Need Saving” radio ad offering free EMT training to qualified people willing to volunteer with the Rescue Squads of  VA Beach. At the time, Tyler had no medical background but was looking for something new to do and decided to check into what…

Barry Kirschner-VA Beach EMS Volunteer Receives Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Award

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The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce recently awarded their Silver Medal of Valor to VA Beach EMS Volunteer Paramedic Barry Kirschner for his role in a water rescue in rough surf conditions at Sandbridge in Virginia Beach. Emergency services personnel attempting to rescue a drowning swimmer found themselves in need of assistance and Barry’s quick action…

VA Beach EMS Volunteer Jessica Fitzwilliams Awarded Life Membership

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Jessica joined the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach in 2006 and has faithfully discharged her duties as an emergency medical prehospital care provider for ten years. Working full time as a realtor for Rose and Womble Realty, Jessica makes time to volunteer as an EMT with the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad. When a VA Beach EMS…

VA Beach EMS Deputy Chief William Kiley Retires May 1st, 2016

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After 35 years of service with Virginia Beach EMS, Deputy Chief Bill Kiley has announced his retirement. Deputy Chief Kiley started his career with VBEMS at Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, Rescue 14, and became the deputy chief of the Department of EMS in 1996. He is credited with the creation of the nationally recognized…