EARLY TRAINING

During 1992 through 1995 MATF-01 conducted monthly training in order to become a "Deployable" FEMA US&R team.
 

TRAINING AT THE "SHOE" - 1993
 

In September of 1993 the Task Force conducted it's first multi day training event at the United
Shoe Machinery Corp in Beverly.  The 94th ARCOM supplied the 20 ton P&H crane for our
use.

CANINE TRAINING

Michelle Lewis, "Barkely", "Izzy" and Ed Stewart stand next to the confined space
props at the Shoe in 1993.
 

LIFTING AND RIGGING
 

The Task Force at Shaughnessy Crane Service in Boston, 1993.
 

EARLY LOAD  TRAINING

Task Force military aircraft training at Hanscom AFB 1994.
 
 

RESCUE FROM HEIGHTS

The United Shoe Complex continued as training grounds
for the Task Force in 1995.  Two Task Force members exit
the fourth floor via the window.

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