Posts Tagged: retired military

Time To Take Wing For VA Beach EMT Academy Class 32 Graduates

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In August, 2019, thirty-three new emergency medical pre-hospital care providers successfully completed the Virginia Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy, 16 week course and joined the ranks of the “largest all volunteer based EMS system in the United States.” EMT Class 32 volunteers come to us from across all Hampton Roads area cities including, Norfolk,…

Retired USCG Captain Pete Seidler Awarded Certificate of Commendation for EMS Service by VFW Post 392

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“Service Above Self!” After retiring from the Coast Guard, Pete Seidler made the decision to once again serve. Pete began volunteering as an EMT basic with the VA Beach Rescue Squad nearly 10 years ago, caring for the sick & injured. Today Pete serves as an Advanced EMT Volunteer with VA Beach EMS. Recently VFW General…

Check Out United States Navy Petty Officer & VB EMS Vol Joanna Rara in the May 22nd Edition of the Flagship Military Newspaper

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National EMS Week is held during May which is also Military Appreciation Month. The Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach are honored to have a number of active military personnel serving as Volunteer EMT’s and Paramedic’s on our ambulances, responding to water emergencies with our marine rescue team and rushing to car accidents on our…