Our officer corps alone boasts over 100 years combined public safety, aviation and law enforcement experience.

- Aerial Search

- Event Overwatch

- Project Lifesaver Search

- Training for EMS/LE/SAR Agencies

- Aerial Command

- Airborne SAR Training

10503 Wakeman Drive

Manassas, Va 20110

703-368-9599

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AERIAL SEARCH

We provide aerial search capabilities to citizens, agencies and public service.

PROJECT LIFESAVER

We are equipped to search for and locate Project Lifesaver patients both from the air and on the ground.

COMPREHENSIVE COMMAND

We are a self sufficient unit with mobile command capability that can deploy anywhere a road leads.

GIVE TO VASARS

Virginia Airborne Search & Rescue is a 100% self funded volunteer rescue squad operating a helicopter at no cost to agencies and citizens. Please consider a donation to support our life saving efforts.

AIRBORNE SEARCH & RESCUE AT NO CHARGE TO AGENCIES OR TAXPAYERS

The Virginia Airborne Search & Rescue Squad’s (VASARS) mission is to assist in the recovery of lost or distressed citizens, assist in the location and apprehension of suspected criminals/ fugitives and locate lost Alzheimer patients or autistic children upon the request of any local, state or federal agency requiring “eyes in the sky.” VASARS will provide trained and certified flight crews to these agencies, at no cost to the taxpayer. VASARS will assist in any operation where a citizen may be in danger or a law enforcement need requires a helicopter for aerial support. Our highly trained and professional team of search & rescue pilots and flight officers volunteer their time flying to save lives. We are a state licensed, statewide rescue squad serving the entire Commonwealth of Virginia.

AIRBORNE COMMAND AND CONTROL

Eyes in the sky have proven themselves throughout history as being invaluable in the command and control environment. VASARS can provide an aerial platform to give emergency management, ground based SAR and Police/Fire/EMS agancies an essential tool in disaster and emergency situations.

NO CHARGE TO REQUESTING AGENCIES

VASARS is proudly offers our services at no charge to requesting agencies and citizens. We are a 100% self-funded rescue squad operating as a non-designated non-transport rescue squad in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

PROFESSIONALLY QUALIFIED

All of our member go through stringent and rigorous training before being qualified in their positions and being deemed ready to perform their duties in a real world search. Many of our members are current or former military, law enforcement, fire, EMS, emergency management, aviation and health professionals.

SERVING ALL FEDERAL AGENCIES, VIRGINIA PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCIES AND CITIZENS
VASARS at a large scale exercise

VASARS participates in many exercises that help hone our own skills but also the skills of partner agencies throughout the region.