News

TEXSAR Announces 2021 Officers

TEXSAR Announces 2021 Officers For Immediate Release January 7, 2021 TEXSAR – Austin, Texas On Monday January 4, 2021 the TEXSAR Board of Directors met virtually as a group for the first time in 2021. TEXSAR is one of the largest search and rescue non-profit in the state of Texas and today announced the election of officers for 2021. Matt Woodruff, Chairman – Woodruff, who joined TEXSAR in 2017, succeeds Shawn Hohnstreiter, one of TEXSAR’s founding members, who served on the board since the inception...

Is Emergency Preparedness Part of Your 2021 New Year’s Resolution?

If 2020 taught us anything, when you least expect it disaster can strike. Join us in adding Emergency Preparedness to your 2021 New Year’s Resolutions. Have you done everything to prepare you and your family?  Here are FIVE simple ways your family can be prepared for 2019: 1) Check your smoke detector batteries. Be sure they are working properly. 2) Check your first aid kit, is there anything that needs to be replaced or is expired? Here are some...

Missing Person – Jason Landry

For Immediate Release December 21, 2020 TEXSAR – Caldwell County, Texas TEXSAR has worked alongside the authorities in Caldwell County since the initial search began on Monday, December 14th in the Search for Jason Landry. There have been 151 participants that have deployed to the search throughout the week. TEXSAR teams have included: search and rescue K9’s trained in live finds and human remains detection; the Mounted Search and Rescue team; UAV/drones and their operating technicians, experts in ground search and rescue and...

TEXSAR Teams Up With Captain Hook Austin

Two Austin based organizations; Texas Search and Rescue (TEXSAR) and Captain Hook Austin have teamed up to support and serve the community in a greater capacity. Local non-profit, TEXSAR is widely known for their search and rescue efforts and widespread community involvement. You can count on this group of 400+ volunteers to be there for our State’s crisis’ and disasters and they do that with support of corporate and local sponsors and private donors. Local Dumpster company, Captain...

TEXSAR Central and South Central Team Training

TEXSAR Central and South Central Team Training October 24, 2020 Seguin, Texas Texas Search and Rescue (TEXSAR) hosted a COVID-19 cautious 9-hour training in Sequin, Texas this past weekend. More than 40 active members, new members and prospective members attended the hands-on simulated training in the difficult Texas terrain near Seguin, Texas. All members were pre-screened for COVID-19 prior to attending and medical masks were worn for the duration of the event.  This was the first time Texas Search and...

TEXSAR: Live! Silent Auction Now Open

THE TEXSAR SILENT AUCTION IS NOW OPEN!   Register on the Auction Website and check out all the incredible items graciously donated to TEXSAR. Auction Link: https://texsarlive.ggo.bid/     This is going to be an exciting week! New items will be added daily so check back for updates, we are so grateful for your support!   Below are some friendly reminders of how you can support TEXSAR this week!     RSVP Link: 

Stay up to date with TEXSAR's latest news and events!