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Mid-Atlantic Region Staff:

I am pleased to announce that registration for the Mid-Atlantic Search and Rescue College is now open. 

The 2024 event is planning on being an outstanding event with numerous training opportunities for all our members, both cadets and seniors. 

Please read carefully through this  announcement which will contain the key information about the event.

Key Information:

 Where: Fort Barfoot Military Reservation - W Entrance Rd, Blackstone, VA 23824

              Blackstone Army Airfield / KBKT - 49 Dominy Corner Road, Blackstone, VA

When: May 17-19.  Arrivals can begin 17 May at 1200 and departures will be at 1200 on 19 May.

Registration Linkhttps://forms.office.com/r/aAWT0UvEZh

Registration Options & Cost: Price is all inclusive for the entire weekend event:

  • MARSAR Ground School Registration - $72 - you will be in the field so tents are required (Cadets & Seniors) 
  • MARSAR Registration with Barracks Billeting Option$72 - This option is not available for Ground School members but for all other schools occurring on the base. (Cadets & Seniors) 
  • MARSAR Registration plus Single Room Billeting Option for two nights - $170 - (Seniors Only)
  • MARSAR Registration Kitchen Staff with Barracks Billeting Option No Fee - (Kitchen Staff only both Cadets & Seniors)

Forms Required:

Cadets:

 CAPF 6080    Cadet Activity Permission Slip

  • CAPF 160      Health History                                                                                                                        
  • CAPF 161      Emergency Information Form                                                                                        
  • CAPF 163      Permission for Provision of Minor Cadet Over-The-Counter Medication    

To ease the completion and processing, the required forms have been combined into a single document and will be attached to the registration email.         

   Seniors:

  • CAPF 160      Health History                                                                                                                        
  • CAPF 161      Emergency Information Form           

To ease the completion and processing, the required forms have been combined into a single document and will be attached to the registration email.         

Please submit the completed and signed document package to the MARSAR Admin email:

marsaradmin@ncwgcap.org

Training Options at the 2024 Mid-Atlantic SAR College:

  • Mission Aircrew School (MP, AP, MO, MS)
  • Ground Search and Rescue (GT1-3, GTL, GBD)
  • sUAS Training
  • ICS 300 course
  • MRO Course
  • Incident Command School (LSC, OSC, FASC, PSC, IC*) * requests for IC training will be approved individually. Members requesting will receive a separate email.
  • Support Staff (PAOs, Medical, Logistics, Flight Line, MSA’s etc)
  • Kitchen Team
  • Please note that all F&P for the Mission Air Crew School and pre-event work for sUAS course and ICS 300 class will be conducted via virtual classroom sessions prior to the event. 
  • Multiple sessions will be offered for those that require F&P prior to advanced task training. All prerequisites must be met to attend F&P virtual training.

Billeting:

 IC, Aircrew, and Support staff assigned to barracks will be billeted on the base at Fort Barfoot. Members will need to bring linens for single beds.

GSAR participants and support staff assigned to the Ground School will be billeted in field conditions therefore tents are mandatory.

Senior members selecting the single occupancy room option will not be required to bring sheets.

What is included?

  • All Meals starting Friday Dinner and ending Sunday Breakfast
  • Lodging at either Fort Barfoot Base or in the field (Ground School)
  • MARSAR T-Shirt and patch
  • All training and materials required by instructor to execute training plan for your school.
  • Ability to network across region with members and gather experience and training. 

Additional Communications:

  • Once accepted additional communications will be provided to include:
    • Packing lists
    • Payment Links
    • School specific Information or requirements

 

                                                                                            Brendan P Kearns, Lt Col, CAP

                                                                                       MARSAR Director

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