VBFD Retired Career Fire Captain Mike Mullins Runs His Last Shift At Same Fire-EMS Station Where His Daughter Volunteers

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  June 30th, 2018, marked Mike Mullins last shift as a career fire captain with the Virginia Beach Fire Department. Captain Mullins began his firefighting career as a volunteer firefighter-EMT with the Davis Corner Volunteer Fire Department-Rescue Squad-Station 2, more than 40 years ago. Captain Mullins transitioned from serving as a volunteer firefighter-EMS to a career…

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Congratulations VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 25 Graduates

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In June, 2018, VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 25 graduation ceremony was held at the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy. 34 new EMT students under the direction of VA Beach EMS Instruction Supervisor Karin Pettinger and VA Beach EMS Senior Paramedic Anthony Siciliano successfully completed the 16 week of emergency medical pre-hospital care course….

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Creeds Volunteer Rescue Squad Awarded VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Grant To Purchase Stryker Power Load Stretcher System

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With a $24,000 grant from the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, the Creeds Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad is able to purchase & install in their ambulance, a Stryker Power Load Stretcher System. The new stretcher load system meets the most recent crash safety recommendations for SAE J3027, enhancing the safety and injury prevention to…

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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…

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Shoutout to Coast-Live Show Recognizing The Volunteer Rescue Squads of VA Beach.

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In May, the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach celebrated, “National EMS Week-2018” and WTKR-Channel 3, “The Coast-Live” show chatted with Julie and Beth from the Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad about the many volunteers opportunities with Virginia Beach EMS. To catch the full interview click on: Coast-Live & VB EMS.  Did you know that EMT and…

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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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