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3-Gun Raffle Winners
The winners of the 3-Gun Raffle benefitting Travis Maher were, in order: 1. Chris Moren 2. Joe Johnson 3. Brett Fisher Thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket!

Foundation partners with Category 5 K9 to help support retired canines of Texas A&M Task Force 1
Texas Task Force Foundation has partnered with Category 5 K9 to support the retired canines of Texas A&M Task Force 1. The Foundation contributed an initial $3500 to start a program to support the medical care of these retired canine heroes. Learn more at https://www.cat5k9.org/blog/fr...

Backing Our Brother: An Evening Benefiting Battalion Chief Travis Maher
Join the Texas Task Force Foundation, the Austin Firefighter's Relief & Outreach Fund, and Meanwhile Brewing Co. for a good cause! About this event We're partnering with both the Texas Task Force Foundation and the Austin Firefighter's Relief & Outreach Fund to fundraise for Austin Fire Department Battalion Chief Travis Maher. Recently, Travis was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. This event will provide support for Travis and his family. Travis Maher is a Battalion Chief with the Austi...

Travis Maher Cancer Story
As most of Y’all know one of our own is battling Cancer and he has given me permission to show some of his story. Travis Maher is a Battalion Chief with the Austin Fire Department and has 23 years in the department. He joined Texas Task Force 1 in 2001 and now serves as a Task Force Leader as well as a Water Group Supervisor, boat operator instructor for the Task Force state response, founding member of TTF Foundation and a volunteer with Wimberley VFD. As you can tell his whole adult life ...

58 members participating in water training in Tennessee
This week, 58 members of Texas A&M Task Force 1 (TX-TF1) are participating in water training in Tennessee. While there members are learning and demonstrating the skills required to safely perform boat operations in a swift water environment. Trainings such as these are key in keeping our team up to date on skills so that they are ready to respond in a moment’s notice. A special word of thanks to the Texas Task Force Foundation for their donation. This gift helped to supplement and enhance...

Ready to respond to any communities in need
As the State of Texas was impacted by severe weather, heavy rain, and tornados throughout the night, the dedicated members of Texas A&M Task Force 1 (TX-TF1) and Texas Task Force 2 (TX-TF2) remained mission ready to respond to any communities in need. Late Monday evening Grayson County, in North Central Texas, had several communities impacted by tornados and TX-TF2 was fast to respond to support local resources searching impacted structures. The Type-3 US&R team worked throughout the nigh...

Texas Task Force 1: Reflecting on 9/11
Three original members of Texas A&M Task Force 1 reflect on their deployment to Ground Zero following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City. The elite urban search and rescue team — which had been responding to disasters in Texas for four years at the time — took 74 of its members who worked amid the devastation over nine days. It was their first federal assignment since being added to FEMA's team several months earlier. Today, the team uses their experiences reacti...