Posts Tagged: City of Virginia Beach

Congratulations Mike Rahuba on reaching “Senior Status” with the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach

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At Lives Need Saving we send our congratulations to Chesapeake Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, Life Member, Mike Rahuba on reaching 20 years of service in emergency medical prehospital care and earning, “senior man” status with the City of Virginia Beach Department of EMS. Mike joined the Chesapeake Beach Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad in…

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 Sandbridge LifeGuard Service COVID19 Ready

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Did you know, the Sandbridge Lifeguard Service operates as a special response team under the Virginia Beach Department of Emergency Medical Services? In addition to water rescue skills, the Sandbridge Lifeguards are trained in providing emergency medial care under COVID19 protocols and truly are the first responders providing medical and trauma care until the arrival…

Meet Virginia Beach EMS Career Medic Dylan LaMontia.

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Our final new Paramedic is Dylan LaMontia. He is proud to be joining Virginia Beach EMS as a paramedic. His volunteer and career history span 17 years and cover a wide range of emergency service disciplines. In 2003, Dylan became a firefighter and emergency medical responder. Shortly after achieving his EMR, he earned his emergency…

Meet Robert Brush-Virginia Beach EMS Career Medic

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Robert Brush has a decade of experience in EMS. He has worked and volunteered with several Fire and EMS agencies in the Hampton Roads area. In addition to several years managing operations at a critical care interfacility transport company and working at a Sentara ED, Robert has been a volunteer paramedic with the Kempsville Volunteer…