TNTF-1-USAR-Team-Mexico-BeachFlorida Search and Rescue Incident Commander Michael McGill comes on the Disaster Podcast to talk about management of volunteer search and rescue groups during disaster response. Florida SAR is an all-volunteer organization that holds itself to a high standard for training and accountability.

Mike talks with the podcast team about his experiences working alongside other organizations, working with state, local, and Federal agencies, the importance of a memorandum of understanding to legitimacy, and much more.

On the show this week are Disaster Podcast host, Jamie Davis, who’s joined by Kyle Nelson, our meteorologist, along with co-host Sam Bradley, and Dr. Joe Holley.

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Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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