How to Join DTSAR


New members are classified as probationary members for up to one year. Probationary members are limited in their roles during operations but not in trainings. This year allows them to learn more about the organization, get training and obtain the minimum 40 hours. Full membership can be granted earlier than one year if the probationary member meets the requirements and shows an interest in early completion. All members must maintain appropriate behavior and conduct themselves in the best interest of the organization.

New members are required to complete the following classes and requirements within one year of initial membership.

Members must:

Members are encouraged to be involved in as many units and trainings as they would like. Most members are involved in a variety of units and use their training to strengthen their skills on incidences. A good example would be a member who is in the Mountain Unit and Medical Unit who uses the training on rescue situations on the side of a mountain.