Military & First Responders Share Expertise With Local Students

By on January 18, 2017 in Community Stories

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Orange City, FL — At 8 a.m. on Friday, January 27, University High School will host the 11th Annual EMS/Military Expo highlighting nearly 50 federal, state and local agencies.

A total of 3,400 students are expected to attend, including University High juniors and seniors along with students from other area high schools (DeLand, Deltona, Mainland, New Smyrna Beach, Pine Ridge and Spruce Creek).  These students will have the opportunity to meet members of the federal, state and local programs from around the state and learn about possible future careers.  See a complete list of participants below.

The program will include Florida Hospital Flight One Helicopter, Flagler County Fire Flight Helicopter, Orlando Air Care, U.S Coast Guard HH-60, U.S. Coast Guard Dolphin MH-65 (Jacksonville ) U.S. Navy HSM-72 (Mayport), Volusia County Sheriff Department Air One, Vietnam Pilots Association Cobra Gunship, ShandsCare and Seminole Co. Sheriff helicopter    As well as demonstrations from Southern Fire Protection of what can happen to an apartment without a sprinkler system and the Volusia County Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit.

On Saturday, January 28, the community is invited to the University High Softball field to watch  Military Branches Vs University softball game at 10 a.m.

For more information, contact Perry Revlett, program director for the Volusia County EMS/Military Expo, at (386) 968-0013.

Participants:

Accel LTC Richard Lewis
American Red Cross NASA
Armstrong State University Orange City Fire Department
Arnold Palmer Hospital Orange City Police Department
Bethune-Cookman University Pink Truck Heels
Central Florida Regional Hospital Major Joseph Reas
Civil Air Patrol Seminole County Fire Rescue
Commemorative Air Force Southern Sprinkler
CORA State Fire Marshall
Daytona State College EMS State of Florida Emergency Response Team
DeLand Naval Museum UCF College of Nursing
Deltona Fire Explorer United States Air Corps
Deltona Fire Department United States Air Force
Division of Forestry United States Army
Duke Energy United States Army Reserves
Embry Riddle ROTC United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
FAA United States Customs
Florida Air National Guard Vietnam Pilot
Florida Army National Guard Volusia County Animal Control
Florida Department of Health Volusia County Emergency Operations Center
Florida Department of Wildlife Volusia County Emergency Services
Force 10 Volusia County Sherriff’s Department
Full Sail University Volusia Fire Services
Halifax Health WyoTech
Haven Hospice 551

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