Public Information Office
The Public Information Office handles all media relations for the National EMS Memorial Service as well as inquiries from the general public.
- The National EMS Memorial Service has, since 1993, been honoring the men and women of America's EMS systems who have made the ultimate sacrifice and laid down their lives in the line of duty.
- To date, the National EMS Memorial Service has honored 423 individuals from 47 states and the District of Columbia.
- The National EMS Memorial Service is currently held each year on the last Saturday of June. The 18th Annual National EMS Memorial Service will be conducted in Colorado Springs, Colorado at 6:00 pm, Saturday, June 25, 2011.
- In 1998 the United States Congress, through concurrent resolutions of the Senate and the House of Representatives, designated the National EMS Memorial Service held annually in Roanoke, Virginia, as the official EMS Memorial of the United States.
In addition to the above, we also make available several statistical breakdowns about our honorees.
The Public Information Officer serves as a central point of contact and the credentialing officer for members of the media wishing to attend the National EMS Memorial Service.
The National EMS Memorial Service attempts to remain as transparent as possible in its activities and has endeavored to make as much information as possible available through our web site. However, should there be a question for which you can not find an answer, please feel free to contact us.
General EMS Safety and Casualty Statistics
The National EMS Memorial Service is not a clearinghouse for statistical information on EMS safety and casualties. The information we provide on this site relates only to those individuals who have been accepted into the National EMS Memorial. We have no further information on this topic.