Posts Tagged: emt

VA Beach Volunteer EMT Chris Clements Is Stepping Down From Serving On The Front Lines Of Emergency Medical Pre-Hospital Care

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After nearly 15 years on the front lines of emergency medical pre-hospital care in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Princess Anne Courthouse Rescue Squad Volunteer, Chris Clements has decided it’s time to step back and spend more time pursuing other passions, like his love for photography As an emergency medical pre-hospital care provider, Chris ran ambulance shifts…

“Without my 8 years in Virginia Beach EMS, I would never have been brave enough to go to New York.” Marie Boyd-EMT

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In June, 2020, the Virginian Pilot started a series,“The Essentials,” depicting the stories of the workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. Marie Boyd, a former volunteer with the Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach shared her story about working on the front lines of the COVID19 Pandemic in New York City. “Without my…

Congratulations To The 2020 Langhorne & Pulley Memorial Scholarship Recipients

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Repost permission by the VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Awarded In Partnership By VBVRS And VBRSF May 31, 2020- Virginia Beach The ten student recipients of the 2020 Langhorne & Pulley Memorial Scholarship have been announced. This memorial scholarship was created in 2008 and is co-funded by the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation. 2020…

Meet Kelsey, An Engineer By Career Choice and Virginia Beach Volunteer EMS Life Saver By Personal Choice

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Kelsey Lai, works as an Engineer-Supplier Surveillance at the Newport News Shipyard and in her off time, she volunteers with the Plaza Rescue Squad as a National Registered EMT, where she responds to 911 EMS trauma and medical calls for help. Recently, Kelsey was recognized by Jennifer Boykin, president of Newport News Shipbuilding in their…

Congratulations Ellen McBride 2019 Recipient Virginia Gilpin Distinguished Service Award

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Repost VBRS Foundation June 18th 2020-Virginia Beach – Ellen McBride is awarded the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation’s 2019 Virginia Gilpin Distinguished Service Award. She will be presented the award at the organization’s Annual Leadership Dinner at a date to be determined.  This prestigious annual award is presented to an honoree whose outstanding actions and…

Its National Flag Day and A Salute To Our Nations Flag

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June 14th is National Flag Day and we salute our nations flag along with a look back to 2009 & Senior Chief-Master at Arms, Alex Hebert, standing with the American flag in Afghanistan. For several years, Senior Chief, Alex Hebert volunteered with the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad responding to medical and trauma calls for help….