2012 National EMS Memorial Service
Bikers ride into Colo. Springs, Colo., marks start of weekend of remembrance
The National EMS Memorial Service started at 2 p.m. MDT on Friday, June 22. It lasts all weekend, with the 20th Annual National EMS Memorial Service taking place at 6 pm MDT on Saturday, June 23, at the Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
EMS Memorial Service
The Muddy Angels bike team rode into Littleton, Colo., before ending their tour in Colorado Springs, Colo. -- the site of the 20th annual National EMS Memorial Service. Photos Courtesy Wayne Zygowicz
Muddy Angels Take a Bow
The Muddy Angels bike riders stopped for a memorial service on their way through Littleton, Colo. on June 22.
Remembering the Fallen
Providers in Littleton, Colo., remember fellow EMS providers who have fallen in the line of duty.
I'm a Muddy Angel
Visible and highly recognizable, these brightly colored shirts remind the wearer and viewer of those EMS providers who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
A Serene Send-off
Medical helicopters carrying EMS providers who attended the Littleton service are a stark contrast to the markers for each fallen provider being remembered.
More than a Marker
Each card that marks a fallen provider reminds us of those the provider left behind.
On their Way
The Muddy Angels mount their bicycles to continue from Littleton to Colorado Springs, which is where the National EMS Service is held. The National EMS Memorial Service is a three-day group of events culminating in a Saturday afternoon service.
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