Cape Henry Rotary Club Recognizes Susan Bauman-VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Paramedic

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Every year the Rotary Club at Cape Henry recognizes Virginia Beach Public Safety Career & Volunteers for outstanding service to the community. This morning, March 21st, 2018, the Cape Henry Rotary Club announced Susan Bauman, VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Life Member-Paramedic, as the recipient of the Cape Henry Rotary Club’s Volunteer Rescue Squad Member…

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New Virginia Beach Computer Aided Dispatch System Adds An Ambulance To Initial Structure Fire Assignment

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With the implementation of the new Virginia Beach Communications-Computer Aided Dispatch system, the VA Beach Department of EMS & VA Beach Fire Department decided to add an ambulance to the initial fire dispatch assignment to all structure fires in Virginia Beach. This change took place on February 27th, 2018. Previously, an ambulance was dispatched to structure fires…

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WTKR Channel 3 News Presented VA Beach EMS Marine Rescue Team Member Ben Dobrin With The “People Taking Action” Award

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The 2018 Virginia Beach Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics Virginia was held recently at the Virginia Beach Ocean Front. This years event was held under a beautiful blue sky that masked the cold water & air temperatures facing the plungers, supporter and the First Responders. Every year water rescue specialist from across the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond…

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Congratulations VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad-Squad Commander Travis Smith & Assistant Squad Commander John Neumayer

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Recently Virginia Beach EMS Chief Ed Brazle presented Squad Commander credentials to VA Beach Rescue Squad Volunteer Travis Smith and Assistant Squad Commander credentials to VA Beach Rescue Squad Volunteer John Neumayer. Volunteer management and leadership positions are critical to the operations of the ten Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach. It takes a dedicated individual to…

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VA Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads 1st Quarter 2018 LifeLine Magazine Available Online

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The Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads 1st Quarter 2018 Lifeline Magazine is available in electronic format. Check out what is happening within EMS across the Commonwealth of Virginia. You can find the link to the 1st Quarter 2018 Lifeline and previous Lifeline Editions at: VAVRS-LifeLine 2018-1st Did you know that EMT training is free…

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Virginia Beach EMS Career and Volunteers Train For Criminal Mass Casualty Calls

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Recent events throughout our country have spurred a national discussion on the survivability of victims and safety of first responders during active shooter events and other forms of aggressive deadly behavior. The Virginia Beach Department of EMS created this course that integrates lessons learned from the responses to recent attacks and emphasizes the importance of…

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