Canine Field First Aid Class

It is important to not only know first aid for any human injuries that may occur in the field, but also know first aid for the canines working with us. In July, our team was invited to Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists (SLVS) for our first  Canine Field First Aid Class, presented by several SLVS technicians. […]

Texas State SARex & Conference

This is the first annual Texas State SARex and Conference put on by the Hudson Volunteer Fire Department in Lufkin, TX. If you would like to attend this event, please contact them at (936) 875-4728. 

2015 SystemsGo Rocket Recovery

2015 SystemsGo Rocket Recovery with Alpha Search and Recovery

Have you ever seen the movie October Sky? I must have seen it a dozen times growing up. Every time I watched I was inspired to do something great. I always found it amazing that high school kids could do something as grand as build a fully functioning rocket. I never dreamed that this was […]

SystemsGO – Rockets 2018

rockets 2017

AlphaSAR will be assisting SystemsGo with their Rockets 2018 in Anahauc, TX. After the student’s launch their test rockets, AlphaSAR members use their search skills to triangulate and then locate the rocket. For more information on SystemsGO please visit their website at www.systemsgo.org/ and for more information on AlphaSAR’s involvement in Rockets 2018 check out our […]

2015 Alpha SAR at the Fire Marshal Training Center

Harris County Fire Training Field Team Members

.. On Saturday January 24, 2015 fourteen members of Alpha SAR were given the opportunity to train at the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Training Field with members of the Spring Fire Department and Harris County Arson Investigator/K9 teams. The training for Alpha SAR included Human Remains Detection (HRD), Area Search, and Trailing scenarios. This is […]

HRD & Air Scent Day – Jack Brooks

This team training will be a mock search for HRD Dog handlers and Air Scent Dog handlers. All other AlphaSAR members will act as search flankers. Please make sure to wear good shoes and long pants. If you would like to attend this training, please make sure to email info@alphasar.org.

Trailing Day Mock Search

Trailing Bloodhound K9 Gruff training League City Texas

This team training will be a mock search for Trailing Dog handlers. All other AlphaSAR members will act as search flankers. Please make sure to wear good shoes and long pants. If you would like to attend this training, please make sure to email info@alphasar.org

AlphaSAR Christmas Party

AlphaSAR’s 2017 Christmas Party will be held at the Blackmaltz house in Friendswood, TX. This is a pot luck, so if you would like to attend, send an email to info@alphasar.org with what dish you are bringing. We will also be having a White Elephant Gift Exchange. If you would like to participate, please bring […]

Alzheimer’s / Autism Lecture

SystemsGo 2016 Mud Rockets Found Them Waders

This lecture is for any Law Enforcement, Emergency Personnel and Search and Rescue Volunteers. If you have any questions, please email info@alphasar.org or register on the form below. Kimberly Kelly is an engaging speaker, and will easily hold your interest for a few hours. We will be specifically catering this class to what a law enforcement […]

Alpha SAR Members Earn NASAR SARTECH II

Alpha SAR Members earn NASAR SARTECH II in 2014

You may not recognize how tired these five individuals are, but they all successfully completed their NASAR SARTech II certification (provided by the National Association for Search and Rescue [NASAR]) on November 16, 2014.  David Miller, Denise Kakas, Erin Arkison, Kristin Smaltz, and Meriah Voight all braved the cold November weather near Bryan, TX to attempt […]