Posts Tagged: volunteers

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…

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…

Ocean Park Rescue Squad Captain Nick Askew Appointed Virginia Beach EMS Volunteer Assistant Chief

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS announced that Ocean Park Rescue Squad Captain Nick Askew is hereby appointed to the position of  Volunteer Assistant for the Virginia Beach Department of EMS. Chief Nick Askew has served as a member of the Virginia Beach EMS system for over 12 years and has served as the Squad Commander of the…

2017-Virginia Beach EMS Santa On The Air

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During the holiday season, some children become especially concerned if EMS, Police or Fire are dispatched to help a family suffering from an emergency. The Virginia Beach EMS “Santa On The Air” program begin in 2004 and every year since has provided a vital service to first responders in the Hampton Roads area.   Instructions…

Trevor Kirk Princess Anne Courthouse Rescue Squad Volunteer Paramedic Promoted to Career Medic-VA Beach EMS

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  VA Beach EMS recently announced that Princess Anne Courthouse Volunteer Rescue Squad Paramedic Trevor Kirk has been hired as a career medic. Trevor began his volunteer career at the Courthouse Squad in 1994 and obtained Life Membership with Rescue Station 5/21 in 2004. During his 23 year volunteer career, Trevor has been certified at each…