Most people recognize one thing Kitsap WESAR does from our name: search and rescue. While searching for the lost and rescuing the injured is the most visible part of our mission, most people never see the impacts of our other goals as a non-profit organization. Below we discuss two other aspects of our organizational mission. … Continue reading Beyond Search and Rescue
This morning Kitsap WESAR searchers were called to Bremerton to look for a missing 79-year-old dementia patient. She was located and is now safe.
About 20 Kitsap WESAR searchers responded at 2100 on 11/6/19 to Indianola in Kitsap County, Washington, to search for a missing man. He was found alive and well by one of our teams shortly after teams entered the field and has been returned to his family.
This evening Kitsap WESAR searchers were called to Bremerton to look for a missing man. A group of our members dropped what they were doing, including eating dinner, threw their gear in their vehicles, and started driving. Some made it to our rendezvous location and others had not yet arrived when we got a call … Continue reading Sometimes We Don’t Have To Search
Wilderness first aid class this weekend went very well with lots of great new volunteers! Soon we will have this new group joining our ranks in the field. A trainee practices treating an injured arm. This marks the first training class in which we are training to a higher first aid standard, Wilderness and Remote … Continue reading Wilderness First Aid Training