Posts Tagged: firefighter

Congratulations Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad 2021 Squad Officers

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In October, 2020, the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad held the squads meeting to elect Squad Officers for the year 2021. Congratulations to Chief Neumayer [second term as chief] and to his Executive Officers. VBVSR EMS Chief  –  John Neumayer Operations Captain  – Norwood Burdett Administrative Captain  –  Paul Feakins Secretary  –  Susan Bauman Treasurer …

November Is National Diabetes Awareness Month-Do You Know The Signs & Symptoms of a Diabetic Emergency?

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At Lives Need Saving, we recognize November as #diabetesawarenessmonth & November 14th as #WorldDiabetesDay. “Did you know, in the United States, over 100 million adults & children live with diabetes and pre-diabetes?” The Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach would like to share with you a few signs and symptoms of a diabetic emergency. -Hunger…

Congratulations Courthouse Rescue Squad Volunteer Derek Fuller and Chesapeake Beach Rescue Squad Volunteer Gus Gustafson

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Recently, Virginia Beach EMS Chief, Ed Brazle, presented paramedic credentials to Princess Anne Courthouse Rescue Squad volunteer, Derek Fuller and Chesapeake Beach Rescue Squad volunteer, “Gus” Gustafson. Derek has been a volunteer with the “Courthouse Squad” for ten years and Gus has been volunteering with the Chesapeake Beach Squad for a little over two years….

September 12th is World First Aid Day

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Did you know, September 12th is #WorldFirstAidDay? The Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach encourage you to learn the basics of first aid care including, “stopping serious bleeding” and “hands only CPR!” You can help save a life by learning basic first aid and the life you save maybe your own! Just go on line…

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…

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…