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2015 National EMS Award Recipients Announced


August 13, 2015 -- Clinton, Miss. — NAEMT and EMS World have announced the recipients of the 2015 National EMS Awards of Excellence. We congratulate the following recipients and recognize their outstanding achievements and contributions in emergency, mobile and military healthcare:

Brandy Rice, Paramedic, Arkansas City, Kansas
2015 NAEMT/Nasco Paramedic of the Year, sponsored by Nasco

Glen Anderson, EMT, Bridgewater, Massachusetts
2015 NAEMT/Braun Industries EMT of the Year, sponsored by Braun Industries

Matthew Wolkenbreit, Paramedic, Colrain, Massachusetts
2015 NAEMT/Jones & Bartlett Learning EMS Educator of the Year, sponsored by Jones & Bartlett Learning

John Crowley, U.S. Navy Fleet Marine Force Corpsman, Hilliard, Ohio
2015 NAEMT/North American Rescue Military Medic of the Year, sponsored by North American Rescue

Calvert Advanced Life Support, Prince Frederick, Maryland
2015 Volunteer EMS Service of the Year, sponsored by ZOLL 

Richmond Ambulance Authority, Richmond, Virginia
2015 Dick Ferneau Paid EMS Service of the Year, sponsored by Ferno

The awards will be presented at NAEMT’s General Membership Meeting and Awards Presentation on Wednesday, Sept. 16, in Las Vegas, Nev., and on Sept. 17, at EMS World Expo’s opening ceremony. To learn more about EMS World Expo, click here.

Click here to read profiles of all the award recipients.


Formed in 1975 and more than 50,000 members strong, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) is the only national association representing the professional interests of all emergency and mobile healthcare practitioners, including emergency medical technicians, advanced emergency medical technicians, emergency medical responders, paramedics, advanced practice paramedics, critical care paramedics, flight paramedics, community paramedics, and mobile integrated healthcare practitioners. NAEMT members work in all sectors of EMS, including government agencies, fire departments, hospital-based ambulance services, private companies, industrial and special operations settings, and in the military.

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