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National EMS Memorial Service Releases Names of 2010 Honorees

Colorado Springs, Colorado - The National EMS Memorial Service today released the names of the 26 individuals from 17 states to be honored at the 18th Annual National EMS Memorial Service to be held Saturday, June 26, 2010 at the First Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The National EMS Memorial Service has, since 1992, been honoring America's EMS providers who have given their lives in the line of duty. The 26 individuals being honored this year join 512 others previously honored by the National EMS Memorial Service.

At the first service to be held in Colorado Springs, members of the honoree's families will be 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 National EMS Memorial.

Additional information on the National EMS Memorial Service is available on its web site at http://nemsms.org

National EMS Memorial Service 2010 Honorees

Joseph R Barlow, 55, of Johnson County Rescue and EMS, Mountain City, TN, who died in the line of duty on September 18, 2009 of injuries received in an ambulance involved motor vehicle accident.

Paul Boyer, 54, of Womack Army Medical Center Ambulance Services, Fort Bragg, NC, who died in the line of duty on October 21, 2009 of injuries received in an ambulance involved motor vehicle accident.

James Bradshaw, 39, of Mountain Lifeflight, Susanville, CA, who died in the line of duty on November 14, 2009 of injuries received in an aeromedical aviation accident.

Timothy A Byrd, 46, of Dover-Stewart County Rescue Squad, Dover, TN, who died in the line of duty on February 9, 2009 of a cardiac arrest while on duty.

Debra Cole, 40, of South Portland Fire Department, South Portland, ME, who died in the line of duty on June 11, 2009 of a cerebral vascular accident while on duty.

Diana Lynn Conner, 42, of Carolina Lifecare, Conway, SC, who died in the line of duty on September 25, 2009 of injuries received in an aeromedical aviation accident.

Mark B Davis, 25, of Cape Vincent Volunteer Fire Department, Cape Vincent, NY, who died in the line of duty on January 31, 2009 of a gun shot wound received while at the scene of a call.

David M Deland, 45, of Lake-Sumter EMS, Mount Dora, FL, who died in the line of duty on November 6, 2009 of a cardiac arrest while on duty.

Randolph Dove, 39, of Carolina Lifecare, Conway, SC, who died in the line of duty on September 25, 2009 of injuries received in an aeromedical aviation accident.

Larry Wayne Faegin, 49, of Gemini Ambulance Service, Falfurrias, TX, who died in the line of duty on August 13, 2009 of a cardiac arrest while on duty.

Melissa Gerese Greenhagen, 37, of Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital STAT Ambulance Services, Glasgow, MT, who died in the line of duty on January 17, 2009 of a gun shot wound received while walking across a hospital parking lot.

Paul D Holmes, 37, of Douglas County Fire Department, Douglasville, GA, who died in the line of duty on December 28, 2009 of injuries received in an ambulance involved motor vehicle accident.

Daryl Joseph Lahren, 47, of Kindred Ambulance, Kindred, ND, who died in the line of duty on June 25, 2009 of a cardiac arrest while on duty.

Dale R Long, 48, of Bennington Rescue Squad, Bennington, VT, who died in the line of duty on June 5, 2009 of injuries received in an ambulance involved motor vehicle accident.

Bonnie McNeil, 50, of Union Rescue Squad, Willard, NC, who died in the line of duty on May 14, 2009 of a cardiac arrest while on duty.

Christopher Meadows, 24, of San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Search & Rescue, San Luis Obispo, CA, who died in the line of duty on May 24, 2009 of injuries received in an ATV accident while performing a beach/dune rescue.

Harry R Moore, 77, of City of Duquesne Emergency Medical Services, Duquesne, PA, who died in the line of duty on November 22, 2009 of a cardiac arrest while on duty.

Charles Denny Myshrall, 67, of North Coventry Volunteer Fire Department, Coventry, CT, who died in the line of duty on February 26, 2009 of complications from surgery for injuries received from a fall at the scene of a call.

Barry John Nagle, 66, of Silver Spring Ambulance and Rescue, New Kingstown, PA, who died in the line of duty on February 4, 2009 of a cardiac arrest while on duty.

Clinton Reger, 40, of Mountain Lifeflight, Susanville, CA, who died in the line of duty on November 14, 2009 of injuries received in an aeromedical aviation accident.

Christopher Ritz, 37, of Mountain Lifeflight, Susanville, CA, who died in the line of duty on November 14, 2009 of injuries received in an aeromedical aviation accident.

Virginia K Shearrer, 63, of Larned EMS, Larned, KS, who died in the line of duty on June 5, 2006 of a cerebral vascular accident while on duty.

Gary D Street, 60, of East Lake Sinclair Volunteer Fire Department, Sparta, GA, who died in the line of duty on October 17, 2009 of a cardiac arrest while on duty.

Andrew Francis Tingwall, 36, of New Mexico State Police Search and Rescue, Santa Fe, NM, who died in the line of duty on June 11, 2009 of injuries received in an aeromedical aviation accident.

Patrick B Walters, 45, of Carolina Lifecare, Conway, SC, who died in the line of duty on September 25, 2009 of injuries received in an aeromedical aviation accident.

Thomas E Widcamp, 38, of Cameron Parish EMS, Cameron, LA, who died in the line of duty on October 9, 2009 of injuries received when a rescue trailer pinned him to the EMS building.

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