Posts Categorized: State and National Events

Virginia Beach to name EMS building in honor of fallen Chief-Bruce W Edwards

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Virginia Beach EMS Chief Emeritus Bruce Edwards passed away recently after battling a sudden illness. In 1967, Bruce Edwards stepped into the arena of volunteer fire-rescue joining the Ocean Park Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. His management and leadership skills soon came to the attention of the local medical community and in 1973, he…

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…

Check Out the January-February 2017 VA Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads Lifeline Magazine

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The January February 2017 edition of the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads “Lifeline Magazine” is available in electron version at:Lifeline Jan-Feb 2017. The VIRGINIA LIFELINE (ISSN 0279-6023) is the official publication of the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Inc., P.O. Box 279, Oilville, VA 23129-0279 (804) 749-8191/800-833-0602.nike