SAR Teams
El Paso County Search and Rescue member Eric Babcock (left) talks with fellow team members Patty Baxter (right) and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Wimmer, 1157th Engineer Firefighting Company, Colorado National Guard, while performing a simulated search and rescue mission at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colo. Springs, Colo., during a Vigilant Guard exercise, July 22, 2013. The Vigilant Guard exercise is a weeklong exercise full of scenarios based on wildfires, tornadoes, air craft accidents, hazmat response, search and rescue, triage, medevac and other emergency-response measures. The training and experience gained from this exercise will provide the Colorado National Guard and supporting military units an opportunity to improve cooperation and operational relationships with their local, state, private sector, non-governmental organizations and federal partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf)

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