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        This is the official Academic Crest of all Element Rescue, LLC affiliated advanced higher learning institutions.  It may resemble or remind you of a prestigious academic crest like Harvard's..... and it should. Mainly because our emblem is also a crest and it has a similar color...In contrast ,we aren’t whining, baby, rich kids, (this excludes Dave Callaway...and his wife...and one other person but I can’t recall their name) who get spoon fed irrelevant crap that will allow you to make a six figure salary.  We also happen to not be accredited as any type of university.  On top of that, we really aren’t (technically) a higher learning institution, nor do we (technically) have any affiliates.  Not to worry, we do have a PhD program of instruction in Bad Ass Rescue.  As a side note, if you happen to be well-versed in Bad Ass rescue, you should ask yourself, "Do I really need to strive for bad ass status in anything else?"...(The  And as a final, very important note...We DO drink Guinness beer, and HAVE partaken in the consumption of Irish Car bombs within a 3 mile radius of Harvard, and since Guinness is “wicked” popular in Boston ("Baaahstahnn") and the surrounding areas...(including freakin’ Cambridge),  we believe that participating in these activities in such close proximity to educational institutions of such high caliber, qualifies us as having a substantial (yet unoffical) connection or affiliation with the aforementioned institution. (at least that's what we've been told)...(but by a very reliable source)...(actually, that's what we heard from a friend, of a friend, whose brother may (or may not) work at NASA, which would make him really credible in my opinion).  Also, Harvard’s Crest has Latin writing (lame), and ours has halligans (totally awesome)...enough said.

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Disruptive Mountain Rescue...and Whatnot
August 01, 2018

Sean and Brent hang out discussing mountain rescue, decreasing time to patient times, meat anchors, thoughts on ways to decrease your evacuation times...DJ AM, anchor evaluation, and other topics you can not live without knowing...

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Casualty Management Disruption- Part II
July 19, 2018

Part 2 - Ryan & Sean talk how to integrate med and rescue training into your teams everyday training, decreasing complexity, building your speed up for rescue and bail-outs, the negative side of stimulus-response training, gaining SA for self and buddy rescues, redefining what rescue is- for your context, Ocelots (Leopardus pardalis): what they are, why you need one, and how to use them to fight terrorism, Micromastery, Micro assault rescue kits, NWA and Easy-E...

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Casualty Management Disruption- Part I
July 15, 2018

Sean and Ryan start a multi part series on all things...casualty management, caffeine, California Pollo Loco, Bail-outs, Cuban Coffee, Gangster Rap, and...whatnot...

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Disruptive Rescue: Episode V
February 08, 2017

This episode is the third in our three part series with Dominick Briganti.

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Episode VIII: Rescue Task Force Updates & REMS with Bryan
July 22, 2020

We jump into some West Coast RTF topics with FF/Medic/Tactical Medic Bryan Howell - discussing the complexity of this response asset and dive into TTP / SOP development, training, and some the ridiculousness that surrounds this topic nationwide…AND we also dig into the REMS (Rapid Extraction Module Support) programs out on the West Coast (RIP Notorious B.I.G.).  REMS is basically a bad-ass, complex, and evolving program in which 4-man teams become a QRF for injured line wildland firefighters.  The team is required to make access through austere vertical terrain, assess & stabilize the casualty, package and extract, and finally evacuate or handoff for transport to a MTF… anyway,, we discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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Disruptive Rescue: Episode II
January 01, 2017

Part II of our conversation with Tom Evans

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Disruptive Rescue: Episode IV
January 14, 2017

This episode is the second in our three part series with Dominick Briganti. Our focus this episode are the differences and similarities of mindsets in various rescue cultures, perceived safety factors, NFPA AHJ, and more thoughts behind disruptive rescue.

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Disruptive Rescue: Episode III
January 05, 2017

This episode is the first in a three part podcast with Dominick Briganti.

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Disruptive Rescue: Episode I with Tom Evans
December 31, 2016

This podcast is part 1 of a two part conversation with Tom Evans.

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Disruptive Rescue: Episode 0 -Introduction
December 30, 2016

This first podcast is a quick introduction to our series on Disruptive Rescue. The podcasts will focus on conversations with people in and around the rescue community.

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