Tony Hannon has served as a Paramedic in South Carolina for Greenville County EMS since 1998. In his time with Greenville County EMS he has served as a field paramedic, rescue technician, field training officer, corporal over shift training and his current position as a Sergeant over daily operations.
His rescue background started with the county water rescue team where he preformed underwater search and rescue and evidence recovery. He worked on the technical rescue team as a Rescue Tech preforming high angle rescue, auto extraction and confined space rescue. In October 2003 he was selected as a Tactical medic for Greenville City police and Greenville county sheriff’s office SWAT teams. He has attended numerous special weapons and tactics courses and tactical EMS training.
Paramedic Hannon is an Instructor in PHTLS Tactical Combat Causality Care (TCCC) and an Instructor for Tactical Emergency Causality Care (TECC). He is responsible for the tourniquet program Greenville County EMS, Greenville City Police and Greenville County Sheriff’s office implemented. Tony assisted in the creation of the active shorter program for Greenville County Sheriff’s Office. He is the lead instructor for the medical portion of that program. Paramedic Hannon also assists with many other tactical EMS trainings for other EMS and law enforcement jurisdictions.