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

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 […]

2013 1st Quarter Mini Mock Search

2013 Mock Search briefing

The Alpha SAR team had a great Mock Search this quarter on February 23, 2013 around the Blackhawk and Dixie Farm area. All approved dogs and teammates came out with trailing, area and cadaver scenarios setup for each dog. We had eight dogs participate in the exercise making for a very full schedule for the […]

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 […]