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Is Emergency Preparedness Part of Your 2022 New Year’s Resolution?

If 2020 and 2021 taught us anything, when you least expect it disaster can strike. Join us in adding Emergency Preparedness to your 2022 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 2022: 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...

Carine Chalfoun Service Above Self Award – 2021

In 2020, TEXSAR announced the Carine Chalfoun Service Above Self Award, in honor of our late board member, colleague, and friend. Carine embodied everything that was right for this world and for this team. Service above all else, continual education of oneself, and sense of mission. This award is given to a member who represents and embodies service above self, education, dedication, integrity, perseverance, and mission to TEXSAR and the greater community. With this award, the recipient will also receive a scholarship...

6th Annual Search Party was a Success!

On behalf of Texas Search and Rescue, thank you for participating in the 6th Annual Search Party 2021 at Dell Diamond’s Heritage Center. From Randy Collins receiving the Carine Chalfoun Service Above Self Award to dancing the night away along to our band ‘Jeff Plankenhorn and Friends’, a great time was had by all. We are excited to announce that record-breaking funds were raised at this year’s event! TEXSAR raised $80,000 because of you! We are already hard at work planning events...

Joining Forces, Angel Flight South Central & TEXSAR

Texas based non-profits, Angel Flight South Central (AFSC) and Texas Search and Rescue (TEXSAR) have teamed up to support and serve the state of Texas during times of disaster and emergency. The two organizations will be working together to strengthen response times for disaster support and search and rescue missions. As one of the largest non-paid search and rescue teams in Texas, TEXSAR provides services to all 254 counties; however, Texas is huge and it takes time to allocate resources from...

TEXSAR Deploys to Louisiana for Hurricane Ida

Texas Non-Profit Responds to Hurricane Ida New Orleans, Louisiana – In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida in South East Louisiana and Southern Mississippi. Texas Search and Rescue (TEXSAR) has deployed a team of 6 rescue boats, two high clearance vehicles, and 28 volunteers to aid in the aftermath and determine additional needs in the area. The volunteers in the group are trained in rescue boat operations and flood and swiftwater rescue, many of them were in...

4th Annual Memorial Clay Shoot

The 4th Annual TEXSAR Memorial Clay Shoot was a Success! Our sincerest thanks to everyone who made it possible. Because of YOU, TEXSAR raised: $16,396 𝗦𝗔𝗩𝗘 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: 5th Annual TEXSAR Memorial Clay Shoot – June 4th, 2022 Hog Heaven Sporting Club in Dripping Springs, Texas AWARD WINNERS 1st Place Team – Wichita Falls Fire Department 2nd Place Team – Kyle Fire Department 3rd Place Team – Team Andrew Top Male Shooter – Brent Womack  Top  Female Shooter – Danielle Hale TEXSAR CLAY SHOOT PHOTO GALLERY ...

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