Deployments 2012

DateIncident/StageDescriptionAgenciesTeamsRegion
01/26/2012Death of parent, Amsterdam Elementary School
Amsterdam, MT
Parents involved in a car accident and the Mother was
killed.
School counselorMary Martin AC and Ellie, Nancy Dodd and SashaRMR
01/31/2012Death of parent, Amsterdam Elementary School
Amsterdam, MT
Parents involved in a car
accident and the Mother
was killed. Teams were at
the school for the children’s
returning to school.
School counselorSuzy Saltiel TL and Sloane, Nancy Dodd and Sasha, Roberta Ennis and Sienna, and Val Bickwermert and
Zamba
RMR
02/10/2012Kelly Elementary, Carlsbad, CABring comfort to students prior to the beginning of shooter's trialSchool PrincipalJan Aven & Muffin, Pam Bertz & Cinder, Kathy Lowmiller & Cruiser, Martin Tolone & Anise, Noreen Yoshida Peer (TL)PSW
02/01/2012Death of parent, Amsterdam Elementary School
Amsterdam, MT
Parents involved in a car
accident and the Mother
was killed. Teams were at
the school for the children’s
returning to school.
School counselorRoberta Ennis and SiennaRMR
02/02/2012Death of parent, Amsterdam Elementary School
Amsterdam, MT
Parents involved in a car
accident and the Mother
was killed. Teams were at
the school for the children’s
returning to school.
School counselorNancy Dodd and SashaRMR
02/03/2012Death of parent, Amsterdam Elementary School
Amsterdam, MT
Parents involved in a car
accident and the Mother
was killed. Teams were at
the school for the children’s
returning to school.
School counselorVal Bickwermert and ZambaRMR
03/03/2012BGSU Sorority Deaths/
Toledo OH
Provide comfort to soroity, family and friends due to 3 fatal injurys 2 critical from auto accidentUniversityChristine Spaetzel & JettaEUS
03/09/2012Toranado
Henryville, IN
F4 Toranado with 13 fataliest, multiple towns destroyed (9-12 March)Salvation ArmyGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
De Stanton & Brie
EUS
03/12/2012Toranado
Henryville & Marysville, IN
F4 Toranado with 13 fataliest, multiple towns destroyed (12-14 March)Salvaton ArmyYvonne Eaton-Stull & Maggie
Diane Morse & Chloe
EUS
04/02/2012Every 15 Minutes-Calabasas HighComfort distraught student during simulated deadly crashCalabasas School districtStacy Wolf & Angel, Kristin Bret Harte & LilyPSW
04/18/2012Take Back the NightCandlelight vigil and march to raise awareness about sexual violence and to honor survivors of such violence UCI CampusJan Aven & Muffin, Pam Bertz & Cinder, Martin Tolone (TL), LaWana Heald & Anise, Noreen Yoshida-Peer (TL) Deborah Yee Litt & AbbiePSW
04/26/2012E15M Murietta Mesa HighSupport students at Embassy Suites, Temecula, CASchool counselorsDeborah Yee Litt & Zack, Jan Aven & MuffinPSW
04/27/2012E15M Murietta Mesa HighSupport Students at High SchoolSchool counselorsKristin Bret Harte & Lily, Jan Aven & MuffinPSW
05/03/2012E15M Temecula ChaparralSupport Students at Embassy SuitesSchool counselorsDeborah Yee Litt & Abbie, Kristie Bret Harte & LilyPSW
05/04/2012E15M Temecula ChaparralSupport StudentsSchool counselorsKristin Bret Harte & Lily, Mary Milton & OzPSW
05/24/2012Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)National Seminar for military Families that have lost a service member (24-27 May)TAPSJerry Constantino (Team Leader),
Amy Rideout & Eva,
Janice Jensen & Dixie,
Cathy Constantino & Tess,
Burton Goldstein & MG,
Shellie Goldstein & Goldie,
Mike Massie & Geo
EUS
05/30/2012BURN CAMPcamp for children involved in a fire. Ages 7-18Mark & Pasche
Hoosier Fire Chief, Indiana
Gayle Sprinkle & Charlie
Deirdre Stanton & Brie
EUS
06/04/2012Fatal shooting at local apartment complex'
Indianapolis, IN
comfort to Residence - grief counseling and address fears CART and Crisis intervention of IndianapolisGayle Sprinkle & CharlieEUS
06/15/2012Camp Erin
Zelienople, PA
bereavement camp for adolescents ages 13 to 17. Also Camp Good Sam-Kids 6-12Good Samaritan Hospice
Anna Olzewski
Good Samaritan Hospice
Anna Olzewski
Melanie Dunbar & Gus
Yvonne Eaton-Stull & Maggie
Diane Morse and Chloe
Sue Francis and Kelsea
EUS
07/10/2012Operation Purple
Angola, NY
presentation for the campers on working dogs and the jobs our canine partners have as therapy dogs and crisis response dogs. Plus inaction with campers and teams. Camp Pioneer
Leah Sallach
Melanie Dunbar & Gus
Yvonne Eaton-Stull & Maggie
Diane Morse and Chloe
Diane Mann and Maji
Susan MacDougall &Phoenix
Malia Mann, Team Leader
EUS
07/18/2012Highmark Caring Place1st yr -summer camp for grieving children, ages 7-13. Interaction with campers.Kathleen FrasinaMelanie Dunbar & Gus
Jane Hill, Team Leader
Roxanne Johnson & Reno
Diane Mann & Maji
Diane Morse & Chloe
Robin Gaydos-Behanna & Star
Sue Francis & Kelsea
EUS
07/31/2012Operation Purple Redwood NY100 campers, 25 staff, one HOPE team. Spent days interacting with the campers and staff, homesick boy, helped during times of thunderstorms. 4-h Camp Wabasso
Ryan Siver
Susan MacDougall & PhoenixEUS
08/02/2012Indiana State Fair Memorial.Last year at the State Fair the stage collapse resulting in deaths and
multiple injuries. A plaque was donated and permanently placed on the grounds containing all the names of those who were affected. Dedication involving EMTS, police, Crisis counselors, clergy was had the night before the opening of the fair
CEN & CARTGayle Sprinkle & CharlieEUS
08/06/2012Operation Purple Camp
Highview WVA
107 campers assembled at the flagpole, circulated around the dining hall to visit with the campers, circulated with campers throughout the 1st day. 2nd day –joined up with 2 Pet Partner teams. Later joined up with camp peg, a rat, bunny and a tarantula.
few of the children began crying when they saw the military equipment. Any crying child was approached by a dog team, giving the child some distraction and the opportunity to hug and cuddle the dog.
National Military Family AssociationJanice Jensen & Dixie
Marcia Bresson & Gracie
EUS
08/07/2012National Night OutThis was a National Night Out event in Erie, PA, part of the nationwide
child safety initiative. It involved an animal shelter, the PA State Police, Department of Transportation and other community groups. we had numerous children to interact with and many adults to inform about HOPE. This event resulted in an invitation from the State Troopers to participate in a large Service Recognition event on Saturday as they were impressed by our teams.
Brian Dole, TargetMelanie Dunbar & Gus
Yvonne Eaton-Stull and Zeus
Lori Gurley and Baloo
Diane Mann and Maji
Malia Mann, Team Leader
Darlene Grandinetti, Team Leader
EUS
11/13/2012Indianapolis ExplosionNeighborhood explosion 89 families displaced, 2 fatalities. Assisted in Crisis response for over 400 people. Commended by media for being there.Neil Cox- Ready IndyGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
De Staton and Brie
EUS
11/17/2012Superstorm SandyEach team with the SA went to Seaside area brought comfort to residence and volunteers. Visited nearby Hospital and connected with FEMASalvation ArmyJanet Velenovsky & Oscar
Marcia Bresson & Gracie
EUS
11/23/2012Superstorm SandyProvided support with Salvation Army canteening and visited FEMA DRC

Salvation Arny & FEMAAmy Rideout & EVAEUS
11/24/2012Superstorm Sandyaccompanied Salvation Army Emotional Care and Support/Canteen Teams to residence of OrleySalvation ArmyMelaine Dunbar & Gus
Amy Rideout & Eva
EUS
11/25/2012Superstorm SandyTeams went with Salvation Army workers to a new
portion of Ortley Beach recently opened to residents.
Salvation ArmyMelaine Dunbar & Gus
Sue Francis and Kelsea
Diane Morse and Chloe
EUS
11/26/2012Superstorm SandyEach team traveled
with canteen trucks and accompanied the Salvation Army staff. Brought comfort to residents and workers
Salvation ArmySue Francis and Kelsea
Diane Morse and Chloe
EUS
11/27/2012Superstorm SandyChecked in with Host SA
visited staff and FEMA DRC
Salvation ArmySue Francis & Kelsea
Diane Morse & Chloe
EUS
12/01/2012 Superstorm Sandyvisiting with people and inviting them to come for
refreshments. particularly satisfying to interact with
a deaf woman, sure that it was one of the first times she was able to tell her story from her point of view
Salvation ArmyGail Thompson & Tani
Melissa McMunn & Rugby
EUS
12/16/2012Military Funeral & MemorialMarine Col. passed away, very influential man in the
community - started CERT program in Hamilton county, Marine, IGR etc.
Military funeral, full honor guard, mayor and other city officials attending. Approx 60 military dressed and 250 others.
Grave side and 21 gun salute on the 17th.
CERT & FamilyGayle Sprinkle & Charlie