2016 Alpha SAR at Fire Marshal Training Center

On April 30th, Alpha Search and Recovery was invited to the Harris County Fire Marshal Training Center for a second year. Our team had the opportunity to work with the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office last year, which resulted in a learning experience for all involved and great friendships to be made. Since our last visit, […]

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. 

2016 Lackland AF Base Joint Training

Lisa and Trailing Canine Sophie Working a Raised Missing Person

On April 2, 2016, Alpha SAR was invited to San Antonio for training at the Medina Annex – Lackland Airforce Base Training Facility to conduct alongside both military and civilian professionals alike.  Alpha SAR was not the only civilian volunteer canine team there; we were pleased to work with Seeker Dogs out of College Station, Texas. The […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]