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October 2011 - Returning Member Presented With Badge

Michael White was presented with his badge by Sheriff Geoff Dean at the annual Ventura County Search and Rescue All Team training. Michael was originally a graduate of the Class of 2000. He left the team to work on his career and family. He returned this year and successfully underwent refresher training and testing to return back to the team as a full rescue member.

Photo by: Antonio M. Arizo

October 2010 - Two Members Receive Service Awards

Two members receive their service awards from Sheriff Geoff Dean at the Ventura County Search and Rescue annual All Team training.

June 2011 - Three Members Attend MRA Spring Conference in Eagle, CO

Antonio Arizo, Rob Hitchcock, and Kate Marley attended the 2011 MRA National Spring Conference held in Eagle, CO, in June 2011. The three day conference provided an opportunity for the team members to interact with rescuers from throughout the country in technical rescue scenarios and search operations that concentrated on the incident command system. The members were exposed to different rescue techniques and utilize alternative rescue tools. The information obtained at the conference is brought back to the team.