In Memoriam

United States Search and Rescue Task Force Line-of-duty Deaths of Fire, Emergency Medical Service and Rescue Personnel This web site memorial section is dedicated to public safety...

Thunderstorms

United States Search and Rescue Task Force The key ingredient that defines a thunderstorm is lightning.   Since lightning creates thunder, a storm with lightning is...

Frequently Asked Questions By Prospective Personnel

What type of organization is the U.S. SAR Task Force? The United States Search and Rescue Task Force is a private not-for-profit organization which is...

Landslides

United States Search and Rescue Task Force Damage To Homes By Landslides WHAT ARE LANDSLIDES? What Are Landslides? Landslides are rock, earth, or debris flows on slopes due...

News

"Task Force Times" The Official Publication of the U.S. Search and Rescue Task Force Current Issue  -  Fall 2002 Back Issues Summer 2002 Spring 2002 Winter 2001 / 2002 Fall 2001 Summer...

Ranger’s  Awards

United States Search and Rescue Task Force Welcome to the United States Search and Rescue Task Force Awards Center! The U.S. Search and Rescue Task Force...

(215) 922-7225 Emergency Dispatch - National Sky-Page: 1-800-495-6369 (enter your call back number with area code) The U.S. SAR Task Force  is a state and federally recognized rescue department created...

Compass  Basics

Quick Map Basics Review For Compass Use Part of a 7.5-minute topographic map at 1:24,000 scale A topographic map tells you where things are and how...

Hypothermia and Cold Weather Injuries

United States Search and Rescue Task Force How We Lose Heat to the Environment Radiation - loss of heat to the environment due to the...

United States Search and Rescue Task Force

The Elk Bath picture above, was taken by the Alaskan Type I Incident Management Team (John McColgan) on August 6, 2000 on the East...

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