Deployments 2018

Start DateIncidentDescriptionAgencyTeamsRegion
04/29/2018Cut power lines and damaged chemical lines under the Straits of MackinacComfort and support for participants at the Incident Command PostUnited States Coast GuardNicholas Meier and Kayak; Julia Meier and IschglMWR
03/28/18Student DeathComfort and encouragement to students and staff after the death of a kindergarten student.Timberland Academy, Muskegon, MIAnna Marten and MaggieMWR
6/21/2018Houghton (MI) FloodsProvided comfort and support to the staff at the State Emergency Operations Center in Lansing, MIMichigan State PoliceNicholas Meier and Katie Lynn; Julia Meier and IschglMWR
01/02/2018Student FatalitiesTwo high school seniors were killed an an auto accident. HOPE teams deployed to the high school over a four day period.Kingsford (MI) High SchoolNicholas Meier and Kayak;
Julia Meier and Ischgl;
Laura Fruci and Paesano;
Ann Dausey and Roxy;
Karen Alvord and Charles
MWR
01/12/2018FuneralComfort and support to the families at the visitation and funeralIndianapolis Funeral HomeGayle Sprinkle and CharlieMWR
01/26/2018Student DeathComfort and encouragement to staff and students following the sudden death of a 5th grader as a result of complications from the flu.Bark River-Harris (MI) Elementary SchoolNicholas Meier and Kayak;
Brenda Eagle-Ransom and Raven;
Karen Alvord and Charles
MWR
07/3/2018Camp CorrallThis was the 5th year HOPE has given comfort and support to children of military personnel who have died in the service to our country. YMCAGayle Sprinkle and Charlie; Vicki VanDenburgh and AndyMWR
06/27/2018Memorial Service for Police K9HOPE teams attended the Memorial Services for a Police K9 that died during emergency surgerySault Ste. Marie Band of Chippewa Indians Law Enforcement DepartmentNicholas Meier and Kayak; Pam Bennett and Quincy; Kathie Whitehouse and BaileyMWR
02/15/2018Student DeathComfort and encouragement to students and staff after the death of a student.Kinross (MI) Alternative High School.Nicholas Meier and Kayak;
Ann Dausey and Roxy
MWR
05/29/2018School ShootingComfort students, faculty, and staff in the wake of a shooting in which a teacher and a student were injured. Teams were at the school for two days.Noblesville West Middle SchoolGayle Sprinkle and Charlie; Vicki Vandenburgh and Andy: Cathy Barnes and AnelaMWR
02/19/2018Student DeathComfort and encouragement to students and staff following the sudden death of a student who was a Fire Science/EMS major.Lake Superior State University Nicholas Meier and Ischgl (Day 1);
Brenda Eagle-Ransom and Raven;
Nicholas Meier and Kayak (Day 2)
MWR
03/02/2018Illinois Floods MARC In WatsekaHOPE Teams provided support at the Multi-Agency Resource CenterIllinois VOADTerri Rafter and Sweetie;
Cathy Barnes and Anela
MWR
03/13/2018Student DeathComfort and encouragement to the Native American Community and Ojibwa School following the death of a recent graduate.Ojibwa Charter School in Bay Mills, MINicholas Meier and Kayak;
Julia Meier and Ischgl
Brenda Eagle-Ransom and Raven
MWR
05/07/2018Teacher DeathComfort and encouragement for faculty and students following the sudden death of a beloved teacherGreat Lakes Adventist AcademyNicholas Meier and Ischgl; Kathie Whitehouse and BaileyMWR
02/12/2018Student DeathAssisted school social workers and counselors in notifying student population of the passing of a classmate.Grand Blanc (MI) High SchoolPam Bennett and QuincyMWR
3/2/2018Student DeathComfort students in the school safe roomNorth Eugene High School Deployment AgencyGinger Nickel & GryffindorPNW
3/4/2018Death of a CoedComfort fellow students University of Oregon Counseling Deployment CenterAmy Linder & Cody TL
Ginger Nickel & Griffindor
PNW
3/1/2018Death of a Student2nd day to deal with students in the "safe room"Bethel School District Ginger Nickel & Gryffindor HAR
Steven Howard & Addy
Amy Linder & Cody
PNW
1/4/2018Funeral For Firefighter Honor Guard with the Firefighters, Give comfort to the mournersPuget Sound Regional Fire AuthorityEricka Brink TL
Arlys Kruse and Chester
Steve Howard and Addy
Jeanne Jackson and Areya

PNW
2/28/2018Death of a StudentComfort Students and StaffBethel School District Deployment AgencyGinger Nickel & Gryffindor TL
Amy Linder & Cody
PNW
5/17-5/18 2019Death of A StudentComfort students and staffLake Washington High School Christy Dunn & Ear H.A .R .
Connie Clark Redmond& Zelda
Jeanne jacson & Areya
PNW
01/12/2018Montecito MudslidesComfort and support to those affected by the mudslide at a variety of locations including the Base Camp; Fire Station, "Drop Zone", LAC, and Vigil.CAL FireBette Caldwell (TL);
Bari Boersma and Star;
Steve Booth and Henry;
Chantal Chelin and Maverick;
Sara Jane Chelin and Bailey;
LaWana Heald and Robby;
Jodi Smith and Daltry
PSW
06/28/2018Spring Valley (Pawnee) Wild FireGive comfort at the LAC to the first responders and survivors. Lake County Social ServicesDr. Michael Jacobs and MollyPSW
01/23/2018Route 91 Victims' Forum - VenturaComfort and support those that were in Las Vegas during the shooting. There were informational forums for victims and family members that were at the shooting.California Victim Compensation BoardSarah Jane Chelin and Bailey;
Chantal Chelin and Maverick
PSW
01/24/2018Route 91 Victims' Forum - Anaheim #1Comfort and support those that were in Las Vegas during the shooting. There were informational forums for victims and family members that were at the shooting.California Victim Compensation BoardSteve Booth and Henry;
Jodi Smith and Daltry;
Carolyn Ritchie & Elliott;
Pam Bertz & Rustee;
Nancy Coronadoo & Newberry
PSW
01/25/2018Route 91 Victims' Forum - Anaheim #2Comfort and support those that were in Las Vegas during the shooting. There were informational forums for victims and family members that were at the shooting.California Victim Compensation BoardSteve Booth and Henry;
Pam Bertz and Rustee;
Bari Boersma and Star;
Cathleen McMurran and Star
PSW
07/21/2018 Yellow Ribbon for Air Force Air National GuardComfort Families of the Air Force Air National Guard prior to a deployment. Air Force Air National GuardPam/Rustee, Carol Betzer/Nikki, Tammy Basile/ColtPSW
01/26/2018Santa Barbara-Montecito MudslideComfort and support to those affected by the mudslides at the re-population center and LACCAL-OESKathy Felix and Cody;
Kristie Bret Harte and Lily;
Grace Chen and Bagel.
PSW
01/30/2018Santa Barbara MudslideComfort and support those affected by the mudslides at the Santa Barbara LAC.Santa Barbara Disaster AssistanceCarol Betzer and Nikki;
Sherry Buchbinder and Doc Barker
PSW
01/31/2018Teacher DeathComfort students due to teacher's deathGrove Middle School/Grove High SchoolCarolyn Ritchie and Daltry;
Jodi Smith and Daltry;
Bob Bernier and Savannah;
Jackie Martin and Stanford
PSW
01/31/2018Montecito MudslideComfort and support to those affected by the mudslide at the LAC (Local Assistance Center); Santa Barbara Police Station and at a Memorial ServiceCAL OES/Santa Barbara OESLaWana Heald & Robby;
Sherry Buckbinder and Doc Barker;
Carol Betzer and Nikki;
Jan Aven and Muffin;
Susan Harris and Izzy;
Grace Chen and Bagel
PSW
02/08/2018Counselor DeathComfort students due to the loss of two counselors within a year. The second counselor passed away unexpectantly as they were still grieving over the loss of the first counselor.Bourgade Catholic High SchoolNatalie Widomski (TL);
Sharon Martin and Abby;
Marta Martella and Yodi;
Pam Reinke and Hope
PSW
06/23/2018Emergency Preparedness FairHOPE dog-teams manned a booth at the Emergency Preparedness Fair. Public RelationsEmergency Services, City of CupertinoGil Anema/Suave: Christi Bragg/Gertie; Kathy Felix/Cody: Michael Jacobs/Molly PSW
07/16/2018Health Care Agency Bomb BlastComfort Employees as they returned to work.Nicole Garcia LMFT Orange County Health Care AgencySusan Harris and Izzy - Jodi Smith and Daltry - Steve Booth and HenryPSW
02/12/2018Student DeathComfort and support staff and students after the death of a student.Orange County Crisis Response NetworkBette Caldwell (TL);
Steve Booth and Henry;
LaWana Heald and Robby
PSW
06/19/2018Royal Family Kids CampComfort Kids and Staff while they attend a foster kids campNorth Hills ChurchSteve Booth and Henry: Bari Boresma and Star: Laura Finlon and GunnerPSW
06/14/2018Assurance Learning Academy, San Fernando, CA.Comfort students and staff during placements test Learn4Life AcademyChantal Chelin and Maverick; Sarah Jane Chelin and MaverickPSW
06/04/2018Orange County Crisis Response Network de-briefComfort Counselors after year end de-brief. Crisis Response Network (CRN) Coordinator Orange County Department of EducationSteve and Henry: Pam and Rustee: Bari and StarPSW
07/8/2018Alpine Fire LACComfort Survivors and First Responders affected by the Alpine FireSan Diego County VOADKristie Bret Harte (TL) Susan Harris/Izzy (M), Pam Bertz/Rustee (M-W), Katherine Jarrett/Teddy (M-W), LaWana Heald/Robby (M-T), Jan Aven/Cha Cha (M), Carol Betzer/Nikki (T)PSW
06/03/2018American Red Cross fundraiserHelp raise money for the ARC ARC Regional Philanthropy OfficerMichelle and Sundance: Steve and HenryPSW
02/21/2018National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)Comfort the employees who have been working hard to protect children from harm and to locate and reunite missing children across the US.National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)Steve Booth and Henry;
LaWana Herald and Robbie
PSW
02/23/2018Coast Guard Yellow Ribbon Event (CA)Comfort and Support military personnel, and their families, as they are being deployed to GITMOUnited States Coast Guard Steve Booth and Henry: Grace Chen and Bagel: Cathleen McMurran and Fargo: Jodi Smith and Daltry: Michelle Ray and Sundance: Carolyn Ritchie and Elliot: Sherry and Rhein Buchbinder and Doc-Barker: Bari Boersma and StarPSW
05/29/2018Building Resiliency in Aftermath of Route 91 forumComfort those affected by the mass shooting in Las Vegas Waymakers and Orange County Sheriff Departments Peer SupportPam and Rustee: Cathleen and FargoPSW
05/22/2018 Casteel HS Student DeathComfort staff and students due to a student deathChandler Unified School District CRMarla Martella and Yodi: Sharon Martin and AbbyPSW
01/08/2018Student DeathPre-callout meeting to discuss details of events for the following day when students would be back to school after the death of a student.Chandler Unified School DistrictCindy Jacques and Yankee Doodle;
Sharon Martin and Abby
PSW
05/22/2018Mental Health Awareness FairProvide information on what HOPE does and interreact with studentsEl Toro High SchoolPam Bertz and RusteePSW
05/21/2018Deadly blast of an office building. Comfort those affected by a deadly blast of a office building. Orange County Health Care Agency. Bari and Star: Pam and Rustee: Steve and Henry.PSW
05/19/2018Building Resilient Communities eventProvide emergency preparedness information Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indian TribalBari and Star - Peggy and BunkerPSW
03/09/2018Support Junior High School Critical Crisis Network (CRN)Comfort and Support school staff during a stressful change. Chandler Unified School DistrictMaria Martella and Yodi: Sharon Martin and AbbyPSW
08/01/2018Southern Region Student Wellness ConferenceHOPE presentation and comfort those in attendance as they deal with the Wellness ConferenceSan Bernardino DBHJodi & Daltrey, Bari Boersma & Star, Carolyn Ritchie & Elliott, Cathleen McMurran & FargoPSW
05/19/2018 USAF Yellow Ribbon EventComfort USAF personal prior to deploymentYellow Ribbon USAFPam Reinke and Hope: Marla and YodiPSW
05/14/2018Student DeathComfort students and Staff after a student death Orange County Crisis Response NetworkGrace and Bagel, Cathleen McMurran and Fargo, Steve and HenryPSW
05/12/2018Operation PurpleComfort Military Families facing deployments National Military Family AssociationGrace and Bagel and Steve and Henry PSW
02/20/2018Follow up to last week's deployment of a Student DeathComfort and support staff and students on first day of school after the death of a student.Orange County Crisis Response NetworkBette Caldwell (TL);
Bari Boersma and Star;
Nancy Coronado and Newberry
PSW
03/19/2018E15 Program Comfort and Support Students at Bishop Alemany HSBishop Alemany HS, Prevention Specialist Chantal Chelin and Maverick: Sarah Jane and Bailey: Laura Finlon and Gunner: Betty Walsh and AbbyPSW
03/19/2018Student DeathComfort and Support School Staff and StudentsPhoenix Elementary School District #1Sharon Martin and Abby: Cindy Jacques and Yankee: Pam Reinke and HopePSW
05/08/2018NCDPD Pharmaceuticals ConferenceComfort conference attendees. Focus ScriptsNatalie Widomski: Marla Martella/Yodi, Beth Ells/CInder/Marsha Strum/Naelee, Marge McLeod/Napa, Marylou Jennings/Cricket, Pam Reinke/Hope, Wendy Guy/Stella, Diane Spence/Chole, Sharon Martin/Abby, Cindy Jacques/Yankee DoodlePSW
03/21/2018El Toro High School Community Resource FairComfort and Support students and staff of El Toro HSOrange County Crisis Response NetworkSteve Booth and Henry: Cathleen McMurran and FargoPSW
03/26/2018E15 - Ocean View High School, Huntington Beach, CA.Comfort and support students and staff during the E15 programHuntington Beach Union School District Bette Caldwell, Nancy Coronado and Newberry, LaWana Heald and Robby; Kathy Lowmiller and Mariah; Michelle Ray and SundancePSW
01/09/2018Student DeathComfort and support students and staff after the death of a student.Chandler Unified School DistrictCindy Jacques and Yankee Doodle;
Sharon Martin and Abby;
Pam Reinke and Hope;
Marsha Sturm and Naelee;
Darlene Kellerman and Kozi
PSW
07/25/2018Traders Joe's ShootingComfort the Trader Joes staff after the death of one of their managers during a hostage situation.Rachel Peterson, Trader Joes District ManagerPam & Rustee, Bari & Starr, Katherine & Teddy, Lawana & Robby, Steve & HenryPSW
03/29/2018E15 Minutes Program - Tahquitz High School, Hemet, CA.Comfort and support students and staff during the E15 programTahquitz High School, CABette Caldwell (TL), Bob Bernier and Savannah; Jaclynn Martin and Stanford; Carolyn Ritchie and ElliottPSW
04/09/2018Gilbert courthouse dogComfort children who are testifying in court. Gilbert prosecutors officePam Reinke and Hope, Cindy Jacques and YankeePSW
04/10/2018 Courthouse Dog Comfort children who are testifying in court. Phoenix Municipal CourtPam Reinke and HopePSW
04/10/2018Hemet High School Every 15 Minute ProgramComfort and support students and staff during the E15 program Hemet High School, CAKathy Lowmiller and Mairah, Carol Betzer and BusyPSW
04/12/2018Every 15 Minutes Program - West Valley High School, Hemet, CA.Comfort and support students and staff during the E15 programCalifornia Highway PatrolJan Aven and Cha Cha; Carol Betzer and Nikki; LaWana Heald and Robby and Bette CaldwellPSW
04/14/2018Winged Hope Family Advocacy RunSupport victims of family sexual abuseChandler Domestic Violence CommissionMarla Martella and Yodi, Pam Reinke and Hope.PSW
04/19/2018Cornelia Connelly H.S. E15M ProgramComfort and support students and staff during the E15 programOrange County Crisis Response NetworkPam and Rustee, Grace and BagelPSW
04/24/2018Lowell Elementary School Death, AZComfort and support students and staff.Phoenix Elementary School District #1, District Crisis Response TeamMarla Martella and YodiPSW
04/26/2018Murrieta Mesa every 15 MinutesComfort and Support students and staff during the E15 programMurrieta Police DepartmentCarol Betzer and Nikki, Bari Boersma and Starr, Kathy and MariahPSW
04/27/2018Air Force Reserve Yellow RibbonComfort and Support Air Force families during their deployment conferenceAir Force Reserve Pam Bertz and Rustee, Susan Harris and Izzy; Michelle Ray and Sundance; Stephanie Barger and Berlin; Bari Boersma and StarPSW
05/01/2018Community Roots Academy (CRA) in Laguna Niguel reference and Teacher deathComfort and support students and staff due to a teacher deathOrange County Crisis Response Network (CRN). Steve Booth and HenryPSW
01/13/2018USAF Yellow Ribbon EventSupport families and friends at the USAF Reserve Command Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program for Airman and Families.USAF Yellow Ribbon Event Pam Reinke and Hope;
Diane Spence and Chloe (01/13);
Penny Summer and Lilly (01/13);
Marsha Sturm and Naelee (01/14);
Beth Ells and Cinder (01/14);
Wendy Guy and Stella (01/14)
PSW
05/01/2018Red Cross Shelter for Tinder FireComfort and support survivors and Red Cross personnel Red CrossDiane Spence and Chloe, Marla Martella and YodiPSW
05/04/2018Courthouse Dog at PHOENIX Municipal CourtComfort and Support witnesses PHOENIX Municipal CourtPam Reinke and HopePSW
03/17/2018USMC and USN Family DayComfort and Support Military PersonnelChaplin VaughanNatalie Widomski (TL): Marla Martella and Yodi: Beth Ellis and Cinder: Marsha Strum and Naelee: Marge McLeod and Napa: Marylou Jennings and CricketPSW
03/28/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentAnn Ringler and KaraRMR
03/15/2018Safe Passage (CO)Supporting child victims of crime and abuseDirector of Forensic ServicesJanice Mann and LucasRMR
03/14/2018Suicide Awareness Meeting (CO)Support for families and facultyPeak Education, Colorado SpringsKaren Klein and Sarah; Sandy Miller and Lani; Ann Ringler and Kara; Janice Mann and Lucas; Beth Alcorn and OscarRMR
03/14/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentLee Fernholz and GraceRMR
03/08/2018Goodwill Visit (CO)Support for students and staffFalcon High SchoolSandy Miller and Lani; Karen Klein and Sarah, Lee Fernholz and GraceRMR
03/07/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentSandy Miller and LaniRMR
03/05/2018Police Officer Funeral (CO)Support for family, friends, and colleaguesUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs Police DepartmentJoetta Graner-Smith (TL); Beth Alcorn and Oscar; Lee Fernholz and Grace; Sandy Miller and Lani; Ann Ringler and KaraRMR
03/01/2018Safe Passage (CO)Supporting child victims of crime and abuseDirector of Forensic ServicesLee Fernholz and GraceRMR
03/01/2018Safe Passage (CO)Supporting child victims of crime and abuseDirector of Forensic ServicesBeth Alcorn and OscarRMR
02/17/2018Dentistry from the Heart (MT)Support to patients and families during free dental clinicBrewer Dental CenterHarry Schlitz (TL); Nancy Dodd and Yuki; Gail Richardson and LamarRMR
02/17/2018Yellow Ribbon Event (CO)Support for pre and post deployers and their familiesAir Force Reserve CommandAnn Ringler and Kara; Janice Mann and Lucas; Beth Alcorn and Oscar; Janice Mann and Lucas; Karen Klein and SarahRMR
02/09/2018Fort Carson Hugs Campaign (CO)Troop supportFort Carson Army BaseLee Fernholz and Grace; Janice Mann and LucasRMR
02/09/2018Death of a Sheriff Deputy (CO)Support for colleagues after the death of an officerEl Paso County Sheriff's DepartmentBeth Alcorn and Oscar; Janice Mann and LucasRMR
01/18/2018Safe Passage (CO)Supporting child victims of crime and abuseDirector of Forensic ServicesSandy Miller and Lani; Beth Alcorn orientationRMR
03/21/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentJanice Mann and LucasRMR
01/04/2018Safe Passage (CO)Supporting child victims of crime and abuseDirector of Forensic ServicesLee Fernholz and GraceRMR
02/28/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentAnn Ringler and KaraRMR
02/21/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentSandy Miller and LaniRMR
02/14/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentJanice Mann and LucasRMR
02/07/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentLee Fernholz and GraceRMR
02/05/2018Student Death (CO)Support for students and staffDouglas County High SchoolKaren Klein and SarahRMR
01/31/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentLee Fernholz and GraceRMR
01/17/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentSandy Miller and LaniRMR
01/11/2018Student Support Meeting (CO)Support for students and staffPeak Education, Colorado SpringsKaren Klein and Sarah; Lee Fernholz and GraceRMR
01/10/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentJanice Mann and LucasRMR
01/10/2018Student Support Meeting (CO)Support for students and staffPeak Education, Colorado SpringsKaren Klein and Sarah; Lee Fernholz and GraceRMR
01/03/2018Police Operations Center Staff Support (CO)Victim's Advocates and staff supportColorado Springs Police DepartmentAnn Ringler and KaraRMR
02/15/2017Safe Passage (CO)Supporting child victims of crime and abuseDirector of Forensic ServicesRMR
02/01/2017Safe Passage (CO)Supporting child victims of crime and abuseDirector of Forensic ServicesJanice Mann and LucasRMR
01/08/2018Death of a Parent (CO)Support for students and staffHighlands Ranch High SchoolKaren Klein and SarahRMR
08/01/2018School ShootingProvided continuing support to the faculty and students in the wake of the May, 2018 shooting there.Noblesville West Middle SchoolGayle Sprinkle and CharlieMWR