Hi my name is Rodney Schmiede & I work for Bedford County EMS as an Emt IV. I'm also am a Vol. firfighter for the little Town of Normandy. I am level 1 & 2 swift water certified & level 1 & 2 NCRC certified. I will be completing level 3 of NCRC later this yr in VA. I have been caving in TAG since I was about 12 or so. The first 8 yrs or so was just 1 trip a yr if I was lucky. Now the last 9 yrs I have been going every chance I get. I have have caved in TN ,KY,& AL . I love water caves,Vertical caves heck just about any cave out there. I do all my vertical with a frog system. I have been a member of the NSS for going on 3 yrs now.