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Indiana Air Search and Rescue( IASAR) is a civilian, volunteer faith-based 501(c)3 non-profit charity providing Air Relief, Aircraft Rescue & Preservation, Education and Support to our community.


Want to help us serve the community?
  

IASAR is a diverse group of fun, Patriotic volunteers and has opportunities for people with special talents or experience in these areas:

  • aircraft & equipment maintenance
  • search & rescue
  • event planning
  • fundraising
  • merchandising
  • journalism / videography
  • ground crew
  • mission work
  • logistics

Please contact us today if you would like to volunteer
your knowledge, experience, and available resources. 
Charlie Walker 317-636-5007





L to R: Jill Fewell, Olaf Tessarzyk, Ponytail Paul,
Fred Fritz, Isaac Fewell,
Jim Ogilvie, Jim Pridgen, Tim Payne,
Kent Morgan, Marlon Tessarzyk



All World War II Veterans fly FREE
as honorary members of IASAR

(l to r) Kermit Davis, Albert Rees,
Phil Prickett, George Gladden,
Norris Archer and Don Lindley


 

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INDY 500

Here is the opening 3 minute intro to the 2010 Indianapolis 500.  It features the Huey '563' hovering above the National Guard Indy Car & racing trailer.  The commercial starsDario Franchitti, Helio Castroneves, Danica Patrick, Scott Dixon, Ryan Hunter-Reay along with pilots Charlie Walker, Olaf Tessarzyk and Skip Budny.

NASCAR Driver Ryan Newman supports IASAR









Charlie Walker & Medal of Honor Recipient Colonel Bruce 'Snake 6' Crandall
A movie was made about his service in Vietnam "We Were Soldiers".  Actor Greg Kinnear
played Colonel Crandall in the Mel Gibson film about the 1st Cavalry. Colonel Crandall
waved the green flag at the Indianapolis 500 Centennial race in 2011
.
IASAR was honored to have 'Snake 6' fly with us to the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Washington Park East Hoosier Patriot Memorial in Indianapolis. 
Snake came back to Indy to fly with IASAR on 
March 30th, 2013,
for
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. 


Seven Medal of Honor Recipients dedicated the very first
  Medal of Honor Bridge in the country in Lafayette, I
ndiana
Top row (L to R)

SSG Jeremiah Anderson, SSG Jacob Cash, SSG Scott Wagoner, SSG Sigman, SGT William Crowder
Middle row (L to R)
Lt. David Rhode, Charlie Walker, Jill Fewell, Leo Thorsness - Air Force/MOH Vietnam, Hershel 'Woody' Williams - Marines/MOH WW II, Sammy L. Davis-Army/MOH Vietnam, Ronald Rosser-Army/MOH Korea, Don Jenkins-Army/MOH Vietnam, Kenneth Stumpf-Army/MOH Vietnam, Harold Fritz-Army/MOH Vietnam,
Dave Shively(MOH Bridge Founder), Ed Tracy, Richard Mueller

Front row (L to R)
Tim Payne, Les Sebring, Fred Fritz, Tom Foreman, Jeremy Fewell, Sheryl Cole, Ponytail Paul,
Teresa Bartlett, Jim Howard, Bill Akin, Kent Morgan, Isaac Fewell

Chief Pilot, Charlie Walker's interview on Steel Horse (approx. 05:20) following the escort of the
World Trade Center beams from Richmond to downtown Indianapolis.  A memorial was built by local firefighter, Greg Hess, and other volunteers and city officials.  The memorial sits next to the downtown
canal and Indianapolis Fire Station 13 at 421 West Ohio St. in Indianapolis.
It was dedicated on September 11, 2011.