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Jan. 22, 2021

Fort Eustis policeman awarded for saving life

A Fort Eustis police officer received an official commendation Jan. 19, for a life-saving deed he performed while responding to an emergency.

Feb. 5, 2020

In the danger zone; Airmen provide emergency care to wounded personnel

Dragging a bloodied body away from the sound of firing bullets, the Airmen struggle to provide life-saving care. Working quickly, they prepare to evacuate the danger zone, when one of them gets hit, their vest covered in yellow paint. This isn’t a real-life combat zone. This is the Tactical Combat Care Course. A new program being implemented across the entire U.S. military, TCCC teaches advanced life-saving skills through hands-on training in realistic environments.

Aug. 28, 2019

Saving lives since ‘72

The black smoke swirled around the young fireman as he helped fight the growing flames that threatened to consume the home. Through the rolling darkness that consumed him, a hand passed back what looked like a dirty rag. This was 15-year-old Jeffery Barbour’s first experience in a burning building after joining the Hampton Fire Department on July 10, 1972, following a long line of firefighting family members.