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Paramedic is American Legion EMS Provider of the Year
Paramedic is American Legion EMS Provider of the Year

Each year the American Legion awards public safety officials at the county, district and state levels for extraordinary service to their Departments and to their community. This year, a Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department paramedic was awarded at every level including the top spot in the State. At the 93rd Annual Convention of the American Legion - Department of Maryland,  Pamela J. Graham was awarded as the “2010 Career EMS Provider of the Year.” 

American Legions Public Safety Awards Chairman Bill Milligan, in making the presentation, stated, “Paramedic Graham was selected for her exceptional performance in 2010 when she was credited with 5 “saves” within a 3-month period. Pam is currently enrolled in higher learning college courses, as well as avid community involvement.” She is currently assigned to the Paramedic Unit at Clinton Fire/EMS Station #825.

The Prince George’s County Council of the American Legion, Department of Maryland, Inc., had selected Paramedic Graham as their American Legion, Prince George’s County and the Southern Maryland District Council “2010 Career EMS of the Year.” Graham’s nomination was submitted to Department of Maryland for consideration as a statewide recipient as well. 

The Fire/EMS Department also received notification that Fire Fighter/Medic Captain James Jiron was a runner-up as the state level “Career Fire Fighter of the Year.”