Doctor Stephanie Krebs Louka Honored with the Nicole Dawn Kielar Award

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Recently, VCU Hospital graduating EMS Fellow Stephanie Krebs Louka, was presented the Nicole Dawn Kielar Award for her work promoting and improving  EMS care on a regional, national and international level. Stephanie began her love for emergency medicine as an EMT with the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad. Her compassion too help the sick and injured…

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Retired USCG Captain Pete Seidler Awarded Certificate of Commendation for EMS Service by VFW Post 392

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“Service Above Self!” After retiring from the Coast Guard, Pete Seidler made the decision to once again serve. Pete began volunteering as an EMT basic with the VA Beach Rescue Squad nearly 10 years ago, caring for the sick & injured. Today Pete serves as an Advanced EMT Volunteer with VA Beach EMS. Recently VFW General…

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VA Commonwealth University Health Child Center-Day Care Worker Recognized For Saving The Life of A Child With CPR

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Dr Stephanie Krebs Louka knows from first hand experience that CPR saves lives. Several years ago Dr Louka began her journey into emergency medicine as a volunteer EMT with VA Beach EMS.As an EMT she was taught “Healthcare Provider CPR.” While on duty Stephanie used her training to save a patients life and was recognized…

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VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Announced VA Beach EMS Volunteer 2018 Grant Recipients

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Did you know that the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach purchase their emergency equipment and supplies through public donations and grants? As strange as it may seem, in the largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the volunteer rescue squads provide 911 emergency medical and trauma care 24/7 and do not charge for their…

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A Look Back to Good Friday, April 6th, 2012 At The F/A18D Jet Fighter Crash Into The Mayfair Mews Senior Citizen Apartment Complex

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This is a snapshot look back  to “Good Friday” April 6th 2012 and the crash of a United States Navy F/A18D Jet Fighter into a senior citizen apartment complex. This article was submitted just a few days later by Bobby Hill, VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Historian, to the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads…

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Support The Princess Anne Courthouse Volunteer Rescue Squad Easter Egg Hunt-March 25th

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The Princess Anne Courthouse Volunteer Rescue Squad will be hosting an “Easter Egg Hunt-Meet the Easter Bunny” event at Rescue Station 5, located at 2461 Princess Anne Road, VA Beach, Va on Sunday, March 25th, 2018 from 11am to 2pm. Great food from Mission BBQ & Firehouse Subs along with raffles, arts & crafts to…

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