RESCUE TEAM HISTORY
The Veterans Emergency Response Unit formed with four veterans in Arlington, TX as a volunteer force. Six rescues were completed in their first week of operations.
The group expanded to 10 veterans average per storm.
The organization acquired its first sponsor through Global Giving and the Global Citizen USA Foundation.
The organization surpassed 11,000 rescue calls responded to in its history during Hurrican Ian.
*currently at 11,037*
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The US Veterans Hall of Fame is active in assisting first responders and communities during the active natural disaster season.
Please consider donating or teaming up with us today!
Since 2012 the mission of the Veterans Emergency Response Unit (now in conjunction with the US Veterans Hall of Fame) has been to go to our damaged communities and give them hope.
Our rescue efforts, starting with Hurricane Sandy, have been done accurately and with only good intent.
We will always conduct ourselves as professionals and treat victims with care, God's love and compassion as we administer supplies, relief and tactical rescue measures.