Search and Rescue

    Search and Rescue

    Search and Rescue

    Emergency medicine, search and rescue in particular, has always been an interest of mine. So I joined up.

    In the middle nineties I was a member of the , BAMRU.

    I received my Emergency Medical Technican – EMT – certification and my

    license around the same time. I used my skills as medic and communicator (to use the Red Cross parlance) at many special events, such as the .

    At that time I took many classes at the Mountain Medicine Institute, which held its classes on Treasure Island. Around this time an email buddy, Keith Conover of the Wilderness EMS Institute, presented . My dog-eared copy of Medicine for Mountaineer rarely left my side during these years. I was leading trips into

    and the high country, including a wonderful half-week trip to the top of El Capitan.

    In the late ninetees I was a member of the

    Neighborhood Emergency Response Team, NERT. While I lived in the

    I was the coördinator of the , or HAERT. Yuk, yuk.

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