Massachusetts Rescue and Recovery K9 Unit, Inc. 

  

 

Dale Chayes

Massachusetts Rescue and Recovery K9 Unit, Inc.

Active Member, Callout qualified.

Vice President (2017-Present)

Member since: 2015

 

Seminars

2017 IPWADA Wilderness Air Scent Brunswick ME, Pallman et al. Canine: Frodo

2016 Air Scent Search, Hopkinton MA, American Patriot, Matt Zarrella, Canine: Frodo

2016 K9 Decoy/SAR Helper Workshop, Cobleskill, NY, Doc Mackenzie

2016 Penn Vet Working Dog Conference & pre-course. Canine: Frodo

2015 Air Scent Search, Maine K-9 Services, Deb Pallman. Canine: Frodo

ICS: IS-100, IS-300, IS-700, IS-00120.c, MEMA-HAZ01
 

 

SAR Certifications:

2017 WFA Wilderness First Aid, University of Colorado, Dartmouth, MA

2016 NASAR MLPI (Managing the Lost Person Incident), O’Connor, Borges, Morris, Framingham MA

2016 Splinting, Packaging, & Patient Care, Todd Minor, Wilderness Medical Society, Telluride, CO

2016 Survival, Learn to Return, Brian Horner, Telluride, CO

2016 Level 1 Avalanche, University of Utah, Canyons, UT

2016 Snow Shelters, Todd Minor, Wilderness Medical Society, Canyons, UT

2016 Ropes, Todd Minor, Wilderness Medical Society, Canyons, UT

2015 UCAR/NWS Skywarn spotter

2015 Level 1 Avalanche, University of Utah, Canyons, UT

2015 Snow Shelters, Todd Minor, Wilderness Medical Society, Canyons, UT

2015 Ice Axe Clinic, Todd Minor, Wilderness Medical Society, Canyons, UT

2015 EMT Emergency Medical Technician, SOLO, Conway, NH

2015 WEMT Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, Conway, NH

2015 NRA Range Safety Officer

2015 Weather Service, SKYWARN Spotter 15-260

2014 Wilderness First Responder, SOLO, Pinkham Notch, NH

2005 Helicopter Underwater Escape, LTR, Anchorage, AK
 

 

SAR Courses:

2018 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (L-0146)

2018 NEWSAR POD Factoring, Paul Morris, Newburyport, MA

2018 CASIE, Dan O'Connor, John Borges, Millbury, MA

2017 DbSAR Lost Person Behavior, 4 hour, Paul Morris, Acton, MA

2017 McNamara K9 First Aid, Paul McNamara, Great Barrington, MA

2016 NEWSAR MSM (Modern Search Management), O’Connor, Borges, Leverone Framingham MA

2016 NEWSAR POD Factoring, Paul Morris, Acton, MA

2016 NEWSAR SAR FTM, (Field Team Member) Paul Morris

2015 Canine First Aid, MARK9, J.Jacobs DVM

2015 NEWSAR Crime Scene Awareness and Preservation, Gary Genova, VT

2015 WMD/Terrorism Awareness for First Responders (AWR 160 HazMat), TAMU/FEMA

2015 NEWSAR FTM (Field Team Member), Paul Morris, Harvard, MA

2015 WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders, TAMU/FEMA

2005 Helicopter Underwater Escape, LTR, Anchorage, AK

2014 Arctic Field Training, Polar Field Services, Dartmouth, NH

2014 Arctic Field Safety Risk Management, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA

2012 Arctic Aviation Safety, Learn To Return, Anchorage, AK

2005 Arctic Aviation Safety Learn To Return, Anchorage, AK
 

 

SAR Memberships:

2017-Present IPWDA-Affiliate

2017-Present NASAR

2015-Present Massachusetts Rescue and Recovery K9 Unit

2015-Present Wilderness Medical Society
 

 

Awards:

2010 US Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal, USCGC Healy

2009 St Lawrence University, honorary doctor of science

1999 US Navy Arctic Service Medal, USS Hawkbill

1998 US Navy Arctic Service Medal, USS Hawkbill

1968 Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow