Posts Tagged: VBRS Foundation

VA Beach Emergency Medical Services Announced Promotion of Captain Rick Baker To Brigade Chief

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS recently announced the promotion of VA Beach-EMS Captain Rick Baker to the position of VA Beach-EMS Brigade Chief. Rick began his EMS career in 1996 when he joined the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, more commonly known in the local public safety arena as “Rescue Station 9.” He received his EMT…

A Shoutout To VA Beach EMS Volunteer Basic Life Support Academy Class 26 Graduates

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In August 2018, VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 26 held their graduation ceremony at the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy. Before a full house of family members, friends, sweethearts and fellow EMS volunteers, 30 new first responders took the EMT Provider Oath, which was followed by an evening of light refreshments and a lot…

Chesapeake Beach Rescue Squad Volunteers Contribute Books To The Chesapeake Beach Civic League Little Free Library

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The Chesapeake Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad began operations in the early 1940s off Pleasure House Road in the Chesapeake Beach area of Princess Anne County. Many of the rescue squad volunteers lived and worked in the Chesapeake Beach community. The squad was and continues to be an extension of the community, helping and supporting the…

Sign Up Today For A Free “Hands Only CPR Training Class” Offered By The VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad

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Did you know that more than 200,000 cases of, “Out of Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest,”  take place in the United States every year? You can help someone in sudden cardiac arrest through 2 steps. 1. Dial 911 immediately. 2. Push hard and fast on the center of the chest. The Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad…

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…

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…