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Texas Department of Transportation Executive Director Joe Weber delivers an important safety message for all Texans during severe weather.

Never try to cross a road covered with water and turn around, don't drown.

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Texas Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Texas Division of Emergency Management Chief Nim Kidd discusses the state’s continued response to the recent severe weather events in Texas as well as the latest weather projections expected to impact the state.

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Texas Task Force 1 Continues Search For Victims Of Flooding

Texas Task Force 1 (TX-TF1), along with other response agencies, continues a wide area search today (5.26.2015) along a stretch of the Blanco River for victims of the Memorial Day weekend floods. The 70+-member team, which includes 8 canines, is searching structures and debris piles in the affected areas.

The Type 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team, which had already been activated earlier, was assigned by the Texas Division of Emergency Management on May 24 at the request of officials in Blanco, Hays and Caldwell counties.

The Veterinary Emergency Team is also in the area to support TX-TF1 and to assist animals impacted by the flooding. Texas Task Force 2 –Type 3 Urban Search and Rescue Team has been activated to support operations when assigned by the State.


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"We're going to go  out  and scour that area, 
  and find what needs to be found."
  Will Welch - Texas Task Force 1

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The small town of Wimberley, Texas is no stranger to flash floods, but even trees that stood through centuries were no match for this latest storm.
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Help is  here!

Texas Task Force 1 and Texas Military Forces: views over Central Texas Flooding, and making a multiple helicopter rescue. 

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From TEEX Cyber Security -

So many hacks, so little time to cover them all. I thought this one was important to share because - coffee. Anything that impairs your ability to buy or drink coffee is indisputably a very bad thing.

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"The honor that comes from being able to help someone in their time of need, that's why we're here."
- Jeremy VanAusdall

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Carlos and Kandi Cortez were home with three of their four children when floodwaters burst through the back door
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From the +Texas A&M University Veterinary Emergency Team

As Texas Task Force 1 continues their operations in Wimberley, we are reminded of just how difficult a task the canine search teams face.

Phreedom, a search and rescue canine belonging to Task Force member, Ronnie Perry, made a visit to the VET on Tuesday to have a minor injury evaluated.

The environment these four-legged heroes work in with their handlers is hazardous, but they are truly committed to their work.

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The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team deployed to Wimberley, Texas yesterday afternoon to support Texas Task Force 1 and their search and rescue canine teams.

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Happy Memorial Day!

Photo: Thousands of U.S. and Guam flags mark Asan Beach, Guam where on June 21, 1944, 55,000 U.S. Marines stormed the beach to retake the U.S. Territory from Imperial Japan. 1,866 American servicemen were killed in action or died of wounds during twenty-one days of combat.

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Look carefully on the roof of the home in the photo.

Texas Task Force 1 and Texas Military Forces: views over Central Texas Flooding, and making a multiple helicopter rescue.

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Task Force members are making helicopter slings for moving giant sandbags. Do you know how to make an eye splice in a cable?
They do.

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Fire & Rescue - Homeland Security - Law Enforcement - Infrastructure & Safety - Economic & Workforce Development

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service is an internationally recognized leader in the delivery of emergency response, homeland security and workforce training, as well as exercises, technical assistance and economic development. TEEX serves more than 169,000 people annually from every U.S. state and territory and 79 countries worldwide.

Renowned for its hands-on, customized training, TEEX offers a wide range of technical and skills training programs aimed at employed workers and those entering the labor force. Both public and private sector organizations count on TEEX for outstanding training and the technical expertise of its instructors, many of whom are the top experts in their respective fields.

TEEX operates a comprehensive emergency preparedness campus, which includes some of the world’s top training facilities in the Brayton Fire Training Field, Disaster City® and the Emergency Operations Training Center, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for public utilities, law enforcement and unexploded ordnance training. 

As part of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium and home to the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center, TEEX has been a leader in homeland security training since 1998. The agency also sponsors the state’s elite urban search and rescue team, Texas TaskForce 1, standing ready to respond at a moment’s notice in times of disaster.

TEEX is a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest and most complex systems of higher education in the United States. 

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