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Congratulations Cat Watson New VA Beach EMS Brigade Chief

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Brigade Chief Cat Watson joined VBEMS in 1998 as a member of the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad and completed the accelerated paramedic program at Tidewater Community College in 2002. Chief Watson was hired by the Department in the initial hiring of medics in 2004 progressing to Senior Paramedic in 2008 and to Captain in…

Congratulations Virginia Beach EMS Brigade Chief Brett Johnson

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Brigade Chief Brett Johnson is a Virginia Beach native and began her career with Virginia Beach EMS in 2006 as a volunteer with the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad upon completing high school at Cape Henry Collegiate. While attending Virginia Tech, Chief Johnson continued volunteering her time with the VBVRS and served in many leadership…

The 2020 Virginia Fall Firefighters & EMS Memorial Cancelled

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The Virginia Department of Fire Programs has reported that due to the impacts of COVID-19, the June 6th, 2020 Virginia Fallen Firefighters & EMS Memorial Service is cancelled.’ 2020 Honorees will be recognized at the 2021 Virginia Fallen Firefighters & EMS Memorial Service. Photo: Repost from Virginia Department of Fire Programs nike frees women cheap…

Courthouse Rescue Squad Volunteer Paramedic Tyler Retel Accepts Career Paramedic Position With Virginia Beach EMS

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Tyler Retel began his EMS career in 2012 as an Emergency Medical Technician with the City of Virginia Beach. He was an active member with the Princess Anne Courthouse Volunteer Rescue Squad until 2015. During this time, he served as the Training Lt. and as a Proctor at the Training Center. In the Fall of…

Virginia Beach EMS Career-Volunteers Go Through N95 Mask Fit Test Update

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Virginia Beach EMS first responders are facing challenging times. We are operating at a higher level of caution during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The safety of our volunteer and career staff is crucial. We have seen an increase use of personal protective equipment, “PPE” while providing emergency medical care. Recently the Virginia Beach Department of EMS…

Thank You Mission BBQ & VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation For Supporting The Volunteer Rescue Squads of VA Beach and VA Beach EMS During Difficult Times

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While Virginia Beach EMS career and volunteer first responders on are the street 24/7 responding to 911 EMS calls, The Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation working with conjunction with MISSION BBQ are providing low-contact lunches and dinners to our Virginia Beach EMS duty crews. Nike Air Force