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Verizon includes TEXSAR in 2020 Super Bowl Campaign

TEXSAR (Texas Search and Rescue) is honored and proud to have been chosen by Verizon Wireless to be included in the “Why I Serve” Video as a part of the 2020 #OneMoreSunday campaign that will be featured during the 2020 Super Bowl. TEXSAR member and Austin local, Shawn Hohnstreiter was flown to Los Angeles to participate in the filming. “I was humbled that Verizon Wireless, felt compelled to use us (TEXSAR) in their campaign to honor first responders.” says Hohnstreiter....

Five Ways to Prepare for the New Year

You should add Emergency Preparedness to your 2020 New Year’s Resolution. Disaster can strike at any moment, 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 additional items to consider for your emergency preparedness kit. 3) Check...

Texas Search and Rescue, Inc. Announces McInnis as President

Texas Search and Rescue, Inc. Announces McInnis as President Austin, TX, December 2, 2019 TEXSAR, the largest all-volunteer search and rescue organization in Texas, is excited to announce that Justin McInnis will be joining the organization as its full-time President effective January 2020.  Justin has been a member of TEXSAR since the Memorial Day Floods in 2015, when he joined the team, making an immediate impact to our organization. Justin is a well respected leader in...

Search Party 2019

SEARCH PARTY 2019 was a Success! Thank you to everyone that came out for Search Party 2019. The evening was a night to remember and we are humbled by all of our supporters. Thank you to everyone that came out to volunteer, you were vital in the success of the night! Thank you SkyRocket! for putting on an incredible show! ...

TEXSAR Responds to Missing Person in Austin

Press Release For Immediate Release: TEXSAR Responds to Missing Person in Austin Austin, Texas 10/23/2019 – In response to a request made by Travis County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Search and Rescue (TEXSAR) deployed to a missing persons case in the early hours of October 23rd. TEXSAR deployed ground search and rescue trained members as well as K9 assets.  After just a half hour the search team was able to rescue the missing person. She was found safe...

TEXSAR’s Response to Flooding in Southeast Texas

Press Release For Immediate Release: TEXSAR’s Response to Flooding in Southeast Texas Winnie, Texas 9/19/2019 – In response to the devastation caused by Tropical Depression Imelda, in Southeast Texas. Texas Search and Rescue (TEXSAR) has deployed teams at the request of Chambers and Galveston counties on September 19, 2019 to deliver critical relief and rescue services, as well as conduct relevant assessments to offer additional resources. TEXSAR has deployed numerous TEXSAR assets including; two 5-ton...

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