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5 members of TX-TF1 and 2 canines deployed to Oso, WA, mudslide
  FEMA has called up several members of Texas Task Force 1 to assist with recovery efforts following the March 22 mudslide in Snohomish County, WA.
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Texas Task Force 1 using GeoSuite application to collect real-time data from the field
  GeoSuite®, a software application originally developed for the military, is the newest technology asset in the Texas Task Force 1 equipment cache. Developed by General Dynamics, the technology was repurposed for search and rescue operations, and TX-TF1 first used it during its deployment to Moore, OK, in 2013.
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TEEX Paramedic Program receives national accreditation from CAAHEP
  The TEEX Paramedic Program has been awarded full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), a national accrediting agency for 24 health science professions. The 1,033-hour program is approved for CEUs by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), and is eligible for college credit through the American Council on Education (ACE).
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TX-TF1 training event draws 45 canine search teams from across the U.S.
  Forty-five canine search specialist (CSS) teams plus 10 additional search and rescue personnel were on hand for the 10th annual FEMA CSS Training Weekend at Disaster City®. The event is recognized as a top workshop for canine teams from across the U.S.
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275 attend 59th Fire & Arson Investigators Seminar in Austin
  The 59th Texas IAAI Fire & Arson Investigators Seminar in Austin drew 275 attendees to learn more about fire-cause determination, arson investigation and prosecution.
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Basic Economic Development Course draws 56 participants
  The Spring 2014 Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC) attracted 56 participants to the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Center in Dallas, TX. The next BEDC course is scheduled for Sept. 9-12, 2014, in Austin, TX.
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Web-based simulation software extends reach of TEEX emergency management training
  The unique computer simulation training tool, designed for classes held on-site at TEEX’s Emergency Operations Training Center, is going mobile. A new web-based version of the Emergency Management*Exercise System (EM*ES) proprietary simulation software will allow TEEX to take some advanced incident command and Emergency Operations Center classes on the road.
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'First-of-its-kind' Helicopter Search and Rescue Workshop descends on College Station
  Texas Task Force 1 and TEEX will be hosting the National Helicopter Search & Rescue Workshop at the Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station, TX, on April 1-2, 2014. Over 70 personnel from more than 30 organizations from across the nation will participate in this unique event.
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TEEX employees work with Kappler to design a more durable hazmat suit
  TEEX needed a more durable hazmat suit for an extreme emergency response training environment, and worked with Kappler to develop a new prototype, the "TEEX" suit. The new design is more like an actual hazmat response suit and is now used for training at Brayton Fire Training Field.
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Texas firefighters to benefit from new TCFP reciprocity policy
  A new reciprocity policy approved by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) will provide TCFP certification for select Pro Board certifications issued by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).
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