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December Rope Training

KISAR will conduct a general membership rope training on Saturday, December 7. We will meet at Bayside Fire Hall at 9 am for some classroom activities and then, weather permitting, will do some field exercises outside around noon. If the … Continue reading

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No November meeting

KISAR will not be holding a membership meeting for the month of November. Everyone have a great Thanksgiving!

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KISAR Training November 16

KISAR will hold a training on Saturday, November 16. We will meet at Bayside Fire Hall at 9 AM for a briefing before proceeding to the end of Monashka Bay Road at White Sands Beach for an¬†orienteering and small-team search … Continue reading

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KISAR Meeting September 19

KISAR will hold its general membership meeting Thursday September 19 at 7 PM at Bayside Fire Hall. After the meeting we will go over the National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) mobile phone app for search and rescue field … Continue reading

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August Climbing Training

For KISAR’s August training, a number of members headed out to Anton Larsen Bay to rock climb on a granite wall. It required a short boat ride and was mostly meant to be a fun outing but also teach basic … Continue reading

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KISAR Meeting August 15

KISAR will hold its monthly general membership meeting this Thursday August 15 at 7:00 pm at Bayside Fire Hall. The Kodiak Deputy Fire Chief , Frank Dorner, will go over both arm and leg vacuum splints that have been added … Continue reading

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KISAR Meeting July 18

KISAR will hold its monthly general membership meeting this Thursday July 18 at 7:00 pm at Bayside Fire Hall. After the meeting Philip T will talk about light-weight camping gear and a proposed backpacking route from Sharatin Mountain to Heitman … Continue reading

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July IRIC Training

For July’s training, KISAR is extremely pleased to have Paul Anderson return to Kodiak to teach a course in Initial Response Incident Commander topics of search and rescue. Paul has visited Kodiak to teach search theory and practicals for KISAR … Continue reading

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Dutch Harbor Recovery Mission

On the night of Thursday May 9, KISAR received a call from the Alaska State Troopers Search and Rescue Coordinator in Anchorage requesting assistance with the recovery of two victims of a vehicular accident in Dutch Harbor. Early the following … Continue reading

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April USCG Helo and Mountain Training

Following Thursday’s helo orientation on the CG base, 3 KISAR members flew up to the KISAR training hut on Friday to assess snow conditions and prepare a training scenario. On Saturday the USCG Air Station Kodiak flew a KISAR team … Continue reading

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