Mapping Class – Friendswood

Search and Rescue Members Training with Compass on Land Navigation

This mapping and navigation class is taking place instead of normal Team Training. Please make sure to email info@alphasar.org in order to sign up for the class. This insures that we print enough handouts and practice maps for everyone who shows up. Topics Covered: – Type IV – Satellite Imagery – Type IV – Basic […]

2014 President’s Volunteer Service Award

Presidential Volunteer Service Award

In recognition of the Alpha SAR members’ time commitment, many received a President’s Volunteer Service Award at our year end celebration, in December.  The award recognizes individuals based on the number of hours given in service.  For more information, please navigate to the President’s Volunteer Service Award website. President’s Volunteer Service Award Recipients: The Bronze, Silver, […]

2017 Fall Canine Seminar

Please join us for our 5th Annual Fall K9 Seminar at the YMCA Camp Cullen in Trinity, TX! Check out the Event page for more information and how to sign up! There are still spots available. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at 832-534-2727 or send us an email at […]

FUNSAR / SARTech II

SARTech II Grid search Route Search playing cards

We will be hosting a joint FUNSAR / SARTech II. The first weekend (September 22-24) will be mostly classroom with a few outdoor activities. The second weekend will consist of the written test on Friday, September 29th and the rest of the weekend will  be all of the FUNSAR outdoor activities and the SARTech II […]

FUNSAR – Written Test

SARTech II Alvin Texas Mud Mantracking

This is a National Certification class from NASAR. It will encompass 2 weekends. The first weekend is all classroom material to be held at the Webster Fire Station 1. The Second weekend will be the field stations to be held at Bear Creek Park in Katy. Please send an email to info@alphasar.org if you would […]

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 […]

SARTech II (Classroom) – SE Memorial Hospital

National Association for Search and Rescue

This is the classroom portion of the NASAR SARTech II. Please bring your own pencils, compass (UTM grid, ruler, protractor, etc), ropes, and harness materials. You must register ahead of time on our website: https://www.alphasar.org/product/sartech-ii The test is two parts with the written and ropes conducted on Friday Evening and the Practical (Field exercises) on […]

Kathy and Canine Qiefer Certified

Kathy and Area Search Canine Qiefer

Kathy and Qiefer passed the International Police Working Dog Association evaluation for Basic Air Scent. Certification required them to cover a 40 acre area and locate a missing person. Kathy and Qiefer have earned this certification before and earned a disaster canine certification through IPWDA also. It takes years of time and effort to get […]

SARTech II (Field) – Bear Creek Park

National Association for Search and Rescue

This is the field portion of the NASAR SARTech II. This will be an all day and people only event, so please plan accordingly. Be sure to bring your SAR Pack and all the items needed to challenge the NASAR SARTECH II. You must register ahead of time on our website: https://www.alphasar.org/product/sartech-ii and you must […]