VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy 31- On A Journey To Learning Life Saving Skills

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On January 10th, 2019, 45 men and women started their journey to earning a certification as VA Beach EMS Nationally Registered EMTs. So why volunteer with Virginia Beach EMS? If you volunteer with Virginia Beach EMS and take the EMT training through the VA Beach Basic Life Support Academy, the student does not pay tuition. The EMT course…

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VA Beach Rescue Squad Receives 2018 Volunteer EMS Service of the Year Award at EMS World Expo In Nashville, Tennessee

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Recently a team from the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, known locally as Rescue Stations 8 and 14, travelled to the 2018 EMS World Expo in Nashville, Tennessee to receive the 2018 Volunteer EMS Service of the Year award of the year. The Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad has been providing life saving care to the commnity…

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VA Beach EMS Volunteers & Career Staff Train To Become “Stop The Bleed” Instructors

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Did you know that uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma? The trauma could be the result of serious injury from accidental or intentional harm. A person could bleed out in just minutes if immediate action is not taken to stop the bleeding and anyone with proper training may help to…

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One Day Holiday Shop Until You Drop-Support the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad

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On December 1st, 2018, between the hours  of 9am and 3pm, the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad located at 5145 Ruritan Court, will host their 1st annual Holiday Shopping Bazaar! Come out, find that unique holiday gift. You will be supporting the Kempsville Rescue Squad and help the volunteers raise operational funds. After you shop, take a tour of the rescue…

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VA Beach EMS Announced Promotion of Career Paramedic Nick DiCaprio to VA Beach EMS Captain

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Nick DiCaprio obtained his Emergency Medical Technician-National Registry from Tidewater Community College in 2006 and  soon began volunteering with the VA Beach Department of EMS. In addition to responding to 911 EMS calls for help as an attendant in charge on an ambulance, Nick became an active member with the Search & Rescue/Bike Team. Over…

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VA Beach EMS Announced Promotion of Career-Senior Paramedic Michael Brown to VA Beach EMS Captain

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  The Virginia Beach Department of EMS announced the promotion of VA Beach EMS Career-Senior Paramedic Michael Brown to the position of Captain.  While serving in the United States Navy, Mike, like many service men and women, wanted to give back to the civilian community. In 1997, Mike decided to apply to be a volunteer with the Davis…

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