Category: June Mansfield

Recognition, Well Deserved

Recognition, Well Deserved

On September 17, 2022 WASSPU Members Guy Mansfield and Lauren Heitmann were recognized by the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office for their work on the Devil's Slide Mission in November, 2021. This mission was very large in scope and lasted 12 days. Lauren and Guy were...

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WASARCON is June 20 – 26, 2022

UPDATE: The 2022 WA State SAR Conference has been cancelled. Several members of WASSPU will be doing presentations at WASARCON this year. Planning for an Evidence Search - Eric Rosenberg & Guy Mansfield SARTopo for Field Responders with Practice - Eric Rosenberg...

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2021 Year in Review

2021 Year in Review

In 2021, the Washington State SAR Planning Unit supported 18 missions located in 8 different Washington counties and in all three Washington national Parks. 83% of these missions were in wilderness areas, and several of the mission spanned a large number of days. Over...

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Search in Eastern Washington Ongoing

As of November 9, 2021 search crews from around the state have been searching for Seattle Deputy Fire Chief Jay Schreckengost who has been missing for more than a week in the wilderness of Eastern Washington. Searchers are being briefed on assignments before heading...

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WASSPU Member soon to be a published author!

WASSPU Member soon to be a published author!

Member Guy Mansfield and co-author Suzanne Elshult have a new book coming out!  Search for the Dead: True Tales of a K9 Search and Rescue Team will be published in 2022.  They also recently won 1st Place in a Pacific Northwest Writers Association contest....

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Thank You from Governor Inslee

Thank You from Governor Inslee

Recently our team responded to a search in Olympic National Park where a member of Governor Inslee's staff had been missing for several days. We were able to provide both on-site and remote planning and operational support that helped bring this mission to a...

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