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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Yet More Pictures

We are on a roll, thanks Greg Hicks... Take a look folks more pictures of the Fairburn exercise Continue reading

New Pictures of SAR Ex

Thanks to Tracy Marcotte I just uploaded some new pictures of Saturday's training exercise Continue reading

Fairburn SAREX Pictures

Just finished posting some pictures of the Fairburn exercise. Thank you Katherine for supplying the pictures. To view them roll your mouse over the gallery tab and click on Fairburn SAREX.


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More information from Allen Padgett.... pricing to follow.  Check out the www.mountainpathfinder.com website for more information/reading recommendations about SAR in GA. We will also be holding a NASAR "Fundamentals of Search and Rescue" class this winter. The class will be at the Georgia FFA camp near Covington GA Jan 13-15 and Jan 27-29 2012. The format is Friday evening, all day sat, sun. Both weekends are required. I Continue reading

Addendum to the 21st Training Session

While I think it is a good idea to print the entire student handbook some of you may not want to. In that case we will be focused on the following pages, inclusive. Cover to Page 47 Page 68 to page 111 Continue reading

Training Session Thursday July 21st.

Our monthly training session will be held at the Community Bank in Dawsonville. Start time is 6:30 pm. End time 9:30 give or take a bit... This session will focus on the basics of Land Navigation. I have uploaded a student's handout to the Land navigation section of the website (under Training). If you don't know how to Continue reading

Land Navigation

Great news! We have located a complete course in land navigation that is almost ready for our consumption. It is presented in four parts, each part is approximately eight hours long. We are in the process of doing some minor modifications and will upload it to the website shortly. It should give all who take a thorough understanding of land nav and make all much more comfortable in the woods Continue reading

Fund Raiser Volunteers Needed

We are planning a fundraiser at the Kroger store at 4045 Marrietta Parkway in canton this Saturday July 16th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. As of this minute I don't have ANY volunteers to help with the event. If I don't have some by tomorrow morning I will have to cancel this event. Please, these Kroger storefront drives make us a good bit of money. It would be a Continue reading

Tack and Rummage Sale

Sunday Morning 8:00 to High Noon we will be holding a tack and rummage sale  near the old Courthouse in Dawsonville (a block south of the square) at City Liquors. Anyone who can bring us an item or two to sell, or who can spend an hour or two participating in the process is most welcomed. Continue reading

To the General Membership of NGMSAR

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank each and everyone of you for your continued support of NGMSAR. It is you, the dedicated Volunteers who put life into the organization.  We can never thank you enough for your dedication and belief in our cause of providing a Mounted Search and Rescue Unit to the North Georgia Area.  Training with the membership in the classroom and at Field Exercises are Continue reading