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I am a new member to the group. I am the president of Delaware Search and Rescue, an all volunteer K9 SAR group currently Nationally Certified in Wilderness SAR, Urban Tracking and Trailing and HRD. I have 21 years in K9 SAR and…"
Another spot to talk and learn about US&R issues, especially those that involve local,regional and state assets. Likely to fill up with State Urban Search and Rescue Alliance people, but all are welcome to network together.See More
"I spent 12 years in the USMC active and 4 reserve. With 8 months in Desert Storm. I have 17 years as volunteer FF and K9 Search Specialist with Delaware Search and Rescue. I was diagnosed 2 years ago. Dr's believe it is a cumulative effect or…"
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Delaware Search and Rescue all Volunteer K9 SAR team.
Fire Fighter II, HTVR vehicle extrication, Hazmat ops. Swift Water Rescue Advanced, Truck ops., Rural Water supply, High Angle Rope Rescue, Driver/Pump ops. , all ICS classes, NIMS 700, SAR Tech II, Wilderness EMT, EMT I. Certified Lost Person Behaviors.
My Name is Paul Ainsworth, I live in Coastal Southern Delaware with my wonderful wife Kari, and my 2 certified SAR German Shepherds,MoJo and Luna. I am president of Delaware SAR an all volunteer K9 SAR group that responds when needed to the mid Atlantic region. I am a former Marine, and currently pay the bills by owning my own HVAC company. My passion is the Fire Service and SAR.
owner of an HVAC company
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To make a difference in the community, to help people .
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Best Job in the World!
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Lack of proper training, Shrinking budgets.
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