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 […]

2014 in Review

Search and Rescue Members Training with Compass on Land Navigation

2014 was busy year for Alpha Search and Recovery (SAR).  Alpha SAR’s dedicated team members supported 153 activities, 8 of which were actual incidents, for a total of 7,042 man-hours!  Included in these activities were several large training events: hosted the North American Search Dog Network Spring Seminar in March, hosted the Fundamentals of Search and Rescue (FUNSAR) in […]

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, […]

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 […]

2014 Ellington Field NASA Safety Day

Search dog Halle in front of a NASA T-38

Alpha Search and Recovery members participated in the Ellington Field NASA Safety Day. Members supported a booth to teach the public about search and rescue and what they can do to support our mission, as well as what to do if they or their children are ever lost. It is a fun event to support […]

AlphaSAR Anniversary Party & Fundraiser

Human Remains Detection Canine Rocket training on a boat

The Fetching Lab Brewery is hosting our 5th Anniversary Party and Fundraiser!!! For every beer sold, $1 will go to our Boat and Trailer fund! The Brewery is pet friendly! So bring your pet on leash and invite all your family and friends! Find more information about the Party on the Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/315067575596613??ti=ia […]

Alpha SAR at Woofstock

Alpha SAR at Woofstock 2013 Booth

Bay Area Pet Adoptions holds a bi-annual fundraising event called Woofstock to raise money for their shelter. They invited Alpha SAR to host a booth and give a presentation about how Search and Rescue dogs work and the training required to certify a search dog. The presentation went really well with Halle demonstrating how trailing […]

2016 Fall Canine Seminar

Trailing Bloodhound K9 Gruff training League City Texas

We will be having a Fall Seminar at Carolina Creek Camp in Huntsville, Tx. Please stay tuned for more information.

NASA Spring Safety Day

Alpha Search and Recovery at NASA Safety Day

Alpha Search and Recovery team members supported a NASA Safety and Health Fair at the Johnson Space Center. Alpha SAR was asked to participate as the team and canines have been very well received in the past. It was a fun event despite the unfavorable weather. The team met a lot of interested people and […]

K9 Field First Aid

This will be a K9 First Aid class for all AlphaSAR team members. We will be discussing trauma wounds, heat, restraint, and snakebites. Topics of discussion can change, but should be a great class for everyone not just handlers. Please email us at info@alphasar.org or call (832) 534-2727 if you would like to attend this class.