KISAR members boarding a Coast Guard Dolphin helicopter during recent familiarization training.

KISAR general meetings occur on the 3rd Thursday of each month, changes will be sent via e-mail.

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Sept 29th:

Coordinated Training with USCG. Members will hike to hut and participate in a simulated SAR operation for lost/stranded hunters. Members will practice litter packaging and helo vector training.

Sept 27th:

Static H60 Orientation at Air Station Kodiak

Sept 15th (weather dependent):

Orienteering /Search Navigation at Termination Point w/Phillip T

August 16th:

Board meeting will start at 6:30pm and the general membership meeting at 7:00pm at Bayside fire hall.

August 18th (tentative):

John Sikes will lead a ropes session. He recently completed a rigging for rescue intensive course and will be sharing what he learned.

July 21-22 Training exercise:

This will be an overnight exercise with full 24hr ready packs. Objectives include team building, gear assessment/usage, and traveling under load as a group.

Thursday July 19th 7:00pm:

KISAR meeting at Bayside fire hall. Will feature a bear safety discussion by John Cry (ADF&G). All members are encouraged to attend, and non-members interested in Search and rescue are welcome.

Sat May 19th 2018 9am:

Meet at Bayside Fire Station at 9am, be prepared to go to Pillar for training if weather permits.

Jun 23rd-24th 2018:

KISAR will be hosting Wilderness First Aid training. There are a limited number of open slots for members of the public and will cost $150 each. Please contact KISAR if you are interested in participating in this training.