HCMC EMS providers to be remembered at National EMS Memorial Service on June 25

Hennepin EMS will be in Colorado, participating in the service itself. We will also participate in the National Moment of Silence at 2030 hours on June 25. This is why:

Since 1992, the National EMS Memorial Service has honored EMS providers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The 43 individuals honored this year join 538 others previously honored by the National EMS Memorial Service. Each year, at a service held in Colorado Springs, members of the honoree’s families are presented with a medallion, symbolizing eternal memory; a U.S. Flag which has flown over the Nation’s Capital, symbolizing service to the country; and a white rose, symbolizing their undying love. In addition to the presentations made during the service, each honoree’s name is engraved on a bronze oak leaf which is added to the “Tree of Life,” the National EMS Memorial. Continue reading “HCMC EMS providers to be remembered at National EMS Memorial Service on June 25”