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 […]

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 […]

Alzheimer’s/Autism-Law Enforcement Only

This Lecture is for Law Enforcement and other Emergency Personnel only. Please feel free to send an email to info@alphasar.org if you have any questions. To RSVP or register please use the form below. Kimberly Kelly is an engaging speaker, and will easily hold your interest for a few hours. She has written multiple books […]

Alpha SAR and TEXSAR Support Kemah Triathlon

Kemah Triathalon Incident Management Team

Alpha Search and Recovery members deployed to assist TEXSAR’s Incident Management Team and Search and Rescue Team together with Galveston County Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Kemah Police Department and a number of other agencies and successfully provided security for the 2013 Kemah Triathlon. In light of the recent tragedy at the Boston Marathon, Galveston […]

Search Operations

K9 Watson Urban trailing Houston Texas

This will be a classroom training focused on Search Operations. In this class, we will be discussing how AlphaSAR runs a search, how we work with other teams when they run a search as well as a Tabletop Mock Exercise. We will also be talking about K9 drive and how to successfully build drive in your K9. […]

Mapping Class

Search and Rescue Members Training with Compass on Land Navigation

This will be a classroom training focused on map reading skills. We will go over how to read a UTM / USNG map, how to find your location on the map, how to navigate in the field using a map and how to use your compass with your map. We will also be talking about […]

FUNSAR / SARTech II

We will be hosting a joint FUNSAR / SARTech II. The first weekend will be mostly classroom with a few outdoor activities. The second weekend (May 13-15) will be all of the FUNSAR outdoor activities and the SARTech II written test and field stations. If you would like a more detailed schedule or have any […]

Mock Search – 2015 1st Quarter

2013 Mock Search briefing

Alpha Search and Recovery will host our quarterly mock search. The location will not be announced until just prior to the event, this helps it feel like a mock search. Everyone is welcome to join in our mock event, but please contact the team email info@alphasar.org to be on our team call-out for the location […]

Harris County CERT Rodeo

Alpha SAR members support booth at BuddyWalk

Alpha Search and Recovery will be supporting the Harris County CERT Rodeo. Stop by our booth if you are in the area!