Florida Task Force 2 FEMA Team Training: 2015
  By Morgan Ford-Butler, Assistant Director/Instructor, TRS Spring 2015 was busy for TRS as we spent much of our time in the beautiful town of Columbus, Georgia in late March and early April to provide Swift Water Training in Boat and Flood Operations  to the Florida Task Force 2 Regional and... Read more
R One i Series Boat Delivery to Maryland Heights FPD
by Brandon Butler, Director/Chief Instructor, TRS TRS recently delivered a OneBoat R One i Series Mil-Spec Rescue boat to Maryland Heights Fire Protection District, in St Louis County, Missouri. ____________________________________________________________________________     _______________________________________________________________________________ This R One i Series 430 boat was customized with a 40 HP Evinrude Rescue Pro Pump Jet,... Read more
What is EDC?
  By Brandon Butler, Director/Chief Instructor, TRS Every Day Carry, otherwise known as EDC, is what we carry with us every day when out of the home. Just like the old scouting rule of “Be Prepared,” it is our opportunity to be ready for what may lie ahead. For some,... Read more
Blending In…the “Grey Man” concept.
by Brandon Butler, Chief Instructor, TRS Have you ever glanced at someone and not given them a second thought? Did you notice anything particular about them other than they were just there? Did you even look again as they walked on by? That person (being a man or woman)... Read more
Tactical Trauma Care by Anyone….the TICS Concept.
by Brandon Butler, Chief Instructor, TRS Time to switch gears and start talking more about what one of our main purposes is….rescue. One of the concepts we, at TRS, have started working on is the TICS (or Tactical Incident Care Skills) course. These are a simple set of skills... Read more
The art of…denial?
By Brandon Butler, Chief Instructor, TRS As I have worked for many years in public service, I have encountered many people who were victims of crime and violence. I have often listened to what they have said, post incident, and wondered why they didn’t recognize the signs of the... Read more
Fastpacking Adventure And Survival Training (FAAST) Courses
We just finished putting together our new FAAST course. The purpose of this course is to train participants who want to learn how to do an overnight hike carrying only what they need. This course teaches how to choose your gear, learning where to conserve weight and where to... Read more
2013 SHOT Show – Wrap Up
If you followed us on Facebook back in January you saw quite a few pictures of things to come at this years SHOT Show. We do apologize that there weren’t more pictures, but the photo Nazis at this years show prevented many of us from getting more photos. While... Read more
Origin Survival Kit by Adventure Medical Kits
by Brandon Butler, Chief Instructor Tactical Rescue Services Since my early days in Boy Scouts, we were always taught to be prepared and that every time we went on a hike or camp out there were essential items which we needed to carry on our person for the “just... Read more
NSSF SHOT Show
TRS will be attending the 2013 National Shooting Sports Foundation’s SHOT show in Las Vegas, NV starting tomorrow…yeah they had to twist our arms. Watch for updates and posts here and on our FaceBook page. We are excited to be going and getting the opportunity to see this years... Read more
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