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How the National EMS Memorial Weekend of Honor recognizes the fallen
Inspiring ways to recognize providers’ contributions, educate the community and recruit the next generation
Retired FDNY Firefighter Lee Ielpi’s mission to collect and share WTC steel focuses on remembrance and education
For 30 hours, Waverly Woodson Jr. treated 200 wounded men all while under intense small arms and artillery fire before collapsing from his injuries
An unveiling ceremony for the Tree of Life, featuring the names of the 36 honorees, will take place in July
The Adam Finseth Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in the Emergency Medicine Paramedic or Emergency Medicine Technology programs
EMT Hilda Vannata worked at Ground Zero and died in 2023 from 9/11-related pancreatic cancer
After the LODDs in Burnsville, Bayport officials agreed to first responders asking for the lowering of the U.S. flag for future statewide mourning
An idea from Minnesota Valley Transit Authority CEO Luther Wynder to show support on transit buses snowballed into a larger show of support
Louisville EMS highlights Paramedic Don Scheer’s last act of service after his sudden death
Waverly B. Woodson Jr. was wounded before he reached the Normandy beach and treated 200 men before collapsing
Springfield’s 11th annual Ride to Remember involved approximately 300 bicyclists on a 68-mile ride
Communities across the country pay tribute with moments of silence, tolling bells, candlelight vigils and other activities
“Terry loved what he did and he knew the risks, but, he did it anyway,” Battalion Chief Terryson Jackson’s brother, Sergeant Cleavone Brooks said
The shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival left 60 dead and hundreds more injured
Why technology is the key to avoiding the next 9/11 and MCI preparedness
Scott County EMS Paramedic Deputy Chief Director Devonnia Tscheulin was known as “the biggest unsung hero” in the department
The National EMS Memorial Service stopped in North Huntingdon to remember fallen EMTs, paramedics
59 EMS responders and their families will be recognized during a 3-day event in Arlington
59 fallen EMS providers are remembered on the trip to Arlington, Va.
The National EMS Memorial Service’s memorial caravan left from California for the first time
The Coffee County EMS crew was transporting a patient when they collided with a truck
EMS Captain Edgar Baez and Lieutenant Alison Russo used to respond to calls together in the Bronx decades ago
Participants in the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride honor the fallen and support their loved ones
Activities include Moving Honors, the EMS Tree of Life unveiling ceremony and the presentation of dog tags to families
Hundreds gathered; a minister called the service a celebration of life and asked mourners to their neighbor and give them a “Jermaine-type” smile
The FDNY veteran also volunteered with the Huntington Community First Aid Squad on Long Island, where her namesake street is
A nonprofit formed by the fire officers union has considered adding a permanent memorial for Lt. Paul Butrim, Lt. Kelsey Sadler and FF-EMT Kenny Lacayo
Remembering the service and the selflessness of those lost this year