Mission – Tuscaloosa. AL.

Mission Tuscaloosa/Birmingham. Al. 64 Tornadoes Strike An outbreak of 64 tornadoes in parts of Alabama on April 27, 2011, killing 254 people in Alabama, 65 of which were listed in Tuscaloosa/Birmingham, one of the hardest hit communities from the tornado. The Tuscaloosa-Birmingham tornado stayed on the ground for 80 miles and was 1 1/2 miles


Requirements For SAR Dog Handlers

Search and Rescue Dogs Play Special Role Dog teams have a very special role in the world of search and rescue. Their hearing, night vision, endurance and keen sense of smell have repeatedly proven to be invaluable in the effort to locate missing persons. Because of their extraordinary abilities, dogs are often able to reduce

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How To Join SGSD

I Want to join SGSD The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. Dedicated handlers and well-trained dogs are required for the use of dogs to be effective in search efforts. Think You’ve Got What It Takes

Hurricane Katrina

Mission – Hurricane Katrina 2006

Deployment Katrina KATRINA Ride Hamilton shows the SECOND intense video excerpt from his in-progress Hurricane Katrina Documentary. The only tapestry of stories filmed LIVE as it was happening. Mr. Hamilton was the only photo-journalist to never evacuate – and stay living and participating in the New Orleans community throughout Hurricanes Katrina THIS PODCAST: Ride evacuates