Posts Tagged: military

Time To Take Wing For VA Beach EMT Academy Class 32 Graduates

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In August, 2019, thirty-three new emergency medical pre-hospital care providers successfully completed the Virginia Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy, 16 week course and joined the ranks of the “largest all volunteer based EMS system in the United States.” EMT Class 32 volunteers come to us from across all Hampton Roads area cities including, Norfolk,…

Virginia Beach EMS Volunteer EMT Came To Us By Way of NATO

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Virginia Beach EMS is proud of our Hampton Roads area link to the branches of the Unites States Armed Forces. Over the years, many United States Armed Forces personnel and their family members have volunteered with the rescue squads serving in many positions such as; paramedics, EMT’s, heavy rescue and water rescue specialist. We recently extended that…

VA Beach Department of EMS is Accepting Reservations for November EMT Orientation Dates

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS is accepting reservations for November EMT Orientation Dates. Volunteer positions include but not limited to; Emergency Medical Technician all levels, Marine Rescue Team, Major Incident Response Team, Search and Rescue Team. November orientation class dates and times: Wednesday, November 4th 2015 10:00 a.m.. Saturday, November 14th 2015 9:30 a.m. Monday, November 16th,…

Check Out United States Navy Petty Officer & VB EMS Vol Joanna Rara in the May 22nd Edition of the Flagship Military Newspaper

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National EMS Week is held during May which is also Military Appreciation Month. The Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach are honored to have a number of active military personnel serving as Volunteer EMT’s and Paramedic’s on our ambulances, responding to water emergencies with our marine rescue team and rushing to car accidents on our…

VA Beach Rotary Club Recognizes Plaza Rescue Squad Volunteer Bill Walker as Volunteer of the Year

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Recently the Virginia Beach Rotary Club recognized Plaza Rescue Squad Volunteer Bill Walker as the, “Volunteer of the Year.” Bill Walker’s volunteer service started over 20 years ago when he joined the Plaza Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. Community service is part of the military culture and with Bill’s many years serving in the…