November 18, 2011, Denver, Colorado. – The Board For Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC) recently pledged a $5,000 gift to the Air Medical Memorial during the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in St. Louis, Missouri.
Funds from the donation will be earmarked toward the construction of the only national memorial of its kind. Groundbreaking at the memorial site, located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains southwest of Denver, Colorado was held June 24, 2011 Fundraising continues with a tentative completion of the memorial slated for June 2013.
“The Air Medical Memorial greatly appreciates the BCCTPC’s generous gift earmarked toward the construction of this important memorial. The organizations donation demonstrates the commitment from the air medical community to see the memorial built”, said Air Medical Memorial President Mary Ann Melville.
Chair of the Board of the BCCTPC Graham Pierce, BS MICP, FP-C, CCP-C who made the announcement on behalf of the BCCTPC board of directors at AMTC said “We believe in the mission of the Air Medical Memorial. We hope this donation will not only help in the construction but bring greater awareness and motivate others to support the memorial’s mission as well”.
About the Air Medical Memorial
The Air Medical Memorial is a national memorial that honors flight crews who died in the line of active duty. This includes the pilots and medical crew members of both helicopter (HEMS) and airplane (FWEMS) operations. The memorial is being constructed southwest of the Denver metropolitan area.
About the Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification
The Board For Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC) is a non-profit organization responsible for the administration and development of the FP-C® and CCP-C® exams. The mission of the BCCTPC is to improve the critical care transport community. For more information contact the BCCTPC at firstname.lastname@example.org.