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TEXSAR Celebrates 19 Years of Service

Over the last 19 years, TEXSAR has evolved into one of the largest volunteer search and rescue teams. TEXSAR stretches to divisions in the Gulf Coast, North Texas, Central Texas, and South Central Texas. We are humbled by the selfless spirits that embody TEXSAR Volunteers and their dedication to TEXSAR’s mission.   With hundreds of volunteers donning the orange uniform over the years, TEXSAR is proud of our history, thankful for the founding members, and remain ready and prepared to continue to serve.   TEXSAR...

TEXSAR is Hiring an Administrative Assistant

TEXSAR is Hiring an Administrative Assistant!   Are you ready for an exciting career in the field of Search and Rescue? Are you interested in using your business sense to aid in the mission of helping others in need and providing closure to families who are experiencing their darkest days? If you are interested in joining a rapidly growing team of dedicated staff working to support our equally dedicated volunteers uphold the mission, apply for TEXSAR’s Administrative Assistant position!   TEXSAR is looking for...

Governor’s Volunteer Awards

April 20th, TEXSAR was honored to receive the 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Award for Excellence in Disaster Volunteerism at the Governor’s Mansion in Austin, TX. These awards were presented by OneStar and the Office of the Governor. It was an honor to meet

TEXSAR Launches Missing Persons Unit

Press Release For Immediate Release Texas Search and Rescue (TEXSAR) Launches Missing Persons Unit and Hires Retired Texas Ranger, Todd Snyder March 29, 2023, Austin, TX: TEXSAR (Texas Search and Rescue) has launched the TEXSAR Missing Persons Unit (MPU). This unit will be led by retired Texas Ranger, Todd Snyder. The MPU will work with local law enforcement agencies on their missing person caseloads.  “After extensive involvement in missing person cases over the years and seeing the overload of cases many of the agencies...

TEXSAR Receives 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Award

We are proud to officially announce TEXSAR has been recognized by the OneStar Foundation and the Office of the Governor of Texas with the 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Award for Excellence in Disaster Volunteerism. TEXSAR President and CEO, Justin McInnis, said, “TEXSAR prides itself on its mission of service above self. We are truly Texans helping Texans and we are humbled by this recognition.” TEXSAR was founded in 2004 and has dedicated volunteers trained in multiple disciplines located across the entire state...

Is Emergency Preparedness Part of Your 2023 New Year’s Resolution?

If previous years have taught us anything, when you least expect it disaster can strike. Join us in adding Emergency Preparedness to your 2023 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 2023: 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...

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