Congratulations VA Beach EMS Career Medic-Chris West Promotion To Captain

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Congratulations Chris West on your promotion to career Captain. For Chris West, volunteering as a firefighter and EMT was a family affair that started with his mothers service at the Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. Chris started volunteering in 1992, joining the Knotts Island Volunteer Fire-Rescue Squad. It wasn’t long before Chris…

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Davis Corner Volunteer Rescue Squad Open House A Success

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In February the Davis Corner Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad was chosen  by the Virginia Beach Department of EMS to be featured on Squad Appreciation Day. The volunteers held a “community meet and greet” at the VB EMS Headquarters-Training Center on VA Beach Blvd. People from around the city stopped by to meet the Davis Corner Volunteers, toured…

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VA Beach EMS Academy Class 32 Kicked Off First Night Of Emergency Medical Pre-Hospital Care Training

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They made the right choice! Wednesday March 13th, 42 people from across Hampton Roads came together with the same goal. “To train together for the next 16 weeks, learning life saving skills, graduate as National Registered EMTs & answer medical-trauma calls for help.”  Virginia Beach EMS-Basic Life Support Academy Class 32. You too can volunteer…

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Inside Business 2019 Health Care Hero Emergency Response Goes To Patti Montes and the Sentara Kinston Team For Emergency Response

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Shortly after Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina on Sept. 14, 2018, with heavy rain that caused severe flooding, Sentara Albemarle Medical Center reached out to Patti Montes, Sentara Healthcare system manager of emergency management and business continuity for assistance. Patti began preparing a Sentara Health Care mobile ER team to be sent down to the Town of Kingston…

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Joey Hundley Appointed EMS Deputy Chief City of Virginia Beach

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Congratulations to Joey Hundley on his appointment as Virginia Beach EMS Deputy Chief of Operations. In the mid 90’s, Joey’s active duty service with the United States Navy “submarine fleet” brought him to the Hampton Roads area. While stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, Joey wanted to give back to the community that so greatly supported military…

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Visit Virginia Beach EMS Headquarters on January 26th, 2019 for Ocean Park Squad Appreciation Day “Open To The Public”

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  Virginia Beach EMS is excited to extend an invitation to the citizens of Virginia Beach to come out on Saturday, January 26th to the VA Beach EMS Administrative Office, located on VA Beach Blvd next to the Central Library for our first,”Squad Appreciation Day.” Bring the family out between 1000 hours to 1400 hours and learn about…

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