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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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From Eastern Shore To Virginia Beach-Welcome Shelby Northam To Virginia Beach EMS

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Shelby Northam started her career as a first responder at the age of 14 with a small volunteer fire department on the eastern shore of Maryland. While in high school, she completed her training and graduated as a certified Firefighter/EMT, then proceeded to obtain her A-EMT. Shelby volunteered as an A-EMT for several years before…

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