Awards and Recognition

05/20/2019 - American Heart Association Presents Award to Anchorage Middletown Fire and EMS



On Monday May 20, 2019 Barry Denton (center right) of the American Heart Association (AHA), presented the Mission: Lifeline Recognition Award to Anchorage Middletown Fire and EMS (AMFEMS) at the regular, monthly meeting of the AMFEMS Board of Trustees.

This award recognizes EMS agencies for applying the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve care and outcomes in the communities served. Thanks to the hard work of your firefighters, EMT’s, and Paramedics, Anchorage Middletown Fire and EMS is one of the first agencies in the nation to be recognized!


During the presentation, Mr. Denton specifically mentioned Captain Ben Willen (not pictured) and his diligence in making sure the Department met the strict data-collection and submission requirements of the program.