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    Default National EMS Memorial Service

    I want everyone to have a heads on a
    special event taking place in
    Roanoke,Va on May 24.

    There will be a National EMS
    Memorial Service.They have a museum
    and a Tree of Life(names of the fallen
    are placed on gold leaves and added to
    the tree).

    For info:
    nemsms.org

    There will also be in
    Richmond,Virginia on
    June 7-1:00pm at
    the State Capitol-
    2003 Virginia Fallen Firefighters Memorial
    for info on this:
    htp://www.vafire.com

    take care,
    Becky


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    Default National EMS Memorial Service

    Just wanted to send out my appreciation for making everyone aware of this event happening in Roanoke. This is a service I have been part of since 1994, and I have attended many of the services over Memorial Day weekend. As some additional background on the event, it is a service that began 11 years ago in Roanoke, VA, to answer the need of honoring those EMS providers who have died in the line of duty in years before. Each year, recent line of duty deaths (LODD) are submitted for honoring, and past LODD are researched and also submitted. Most appropriately, the National EMS Memorial Service happens Memorial Day weekend. A very touching service reflects the lives of every provider being remembered, and family & friends pay tribute among a nation of peers. I urge every emergency services member to check out the address to learn more about it. Please post with any questions or comments, and I will gladly respond. Take care, everyone, and stay safe!


    ~Kevin

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