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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

Star of Life recipient Heidi Whitman, a paramedic with AMR San Diego. Photo A.J. Heightman

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

The invocation at the Stars of Life luncheon was delivered by Aaron Reinert, Treasurer of AAA and Director of Lakes EMS in Minnesota. Photo A.J. Heightman

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

JEMS editor-in-chief A.J. Heightman at the 2016 Stars of Life luncheon presented by AAA.

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

JEMS editor-in-chief A.J. Heightman with 2016 Stars of Life keynote speaker Marc Creswell from Acadian Ambulance.

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

Oklahoma's Pafford EMS system was well-represented, with three employees winning recognition as Stars of Life. Congratulations! Photo A.J. Heightman

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

The AAA Stars of Life luncheon was well attended and took place in the stately National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo A.J. Heightman

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

The luncheon's keynote was delivered by 2007 Stars of Life Award recipient Marc Creswell from Acadian Ambulance. Photo A.J. Heightman

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

MedStar Mobile Healthcare was well-represented at the AAA luncheon. Three MedStar employees received the Star of Life recognition. Photo A.J. Heightman

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

The medals table displaying the awards for the Stars of Life recipients. Photo A.J. Heightman

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

AAA president Mike Hall welcomes the Stars of Life honorees and their guests to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo A.J. Heightman

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

JEMS editor-in-chief A.J. Heightman with AMR Vice President Randy Strozyk.

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

AMR Vice President Randy Strozyk thanks all of the Stars for their EMS efforts. Photo A.J. Heightman

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American Ambulance Association Honors EMS Stars of Life at Washington Luncheon

AAA presented a special partnership award to the World Health Organization for their work helping improve healthcare in rural America and emerging countries. Photo A.J. Heightman