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Laramie County Emergency Management

3962 Archer Parkway

Cheyenne, WY 82009

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USAF National Search and Rescue School, Search and Rescue Planning course June 24-27th, 2019


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Laramie County Emergency Management
3962 Archer Parkway
Cheyenne, WY 82009

The course is free to participants. Participants will be responsible for their own lodging and travel expenses.

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The USAF National SAR School is proud to commence planning for the FY19 Inland SAR Planning Course schedule. The U.S. Air Force provides this course free of cost and this message is your official invitation to bring our advanced search planning course to your state!

The “Inland Search and Rescue Planning Course” is a 5-day, 40-hour course conducted by trained U.S. Air Force instructors. This is an advanced course for experienced on-scene decision makers, planners, operations leaders, and direct support staff members. It presents mathematically based search planning tools with solid theoretical underpinnings, along with some allied topics, focused on improving overall SAR response and success in saving lives. Course objectives include:

• Understanding the National SAR architecture and specified roles and responsibilities.

• Understanding the International Cospas-Sarsat system and distress beacons

• Development of pre-plans for search and rescue operations

• Understanding legal issues for search and rescue operations

• Presentation of strategies and tactics for initial search operations

• Presentation of clue awareness tactics

• Comprehensive development of the search area

• Using statistical data and experimentation for planning search operations

• Planning for effective area-type searching using Search Theory and the Probability of Success (POS)


Course contact: Melody.Warren@wyo.gov

Course Sponsors: Laramie County Sheriff's Office and Southeast Wyoming SAR
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