Search-rescue success is a lot about training

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Posted: January 20, 2013 at 1:49 a.m.

Mark Miller, Upper Buffalo District Ranger, demonstrates an inventory of high angle search and rescue gear used by members of various search and rescue teams covering Newton and surrounding counties. Jan. 21, members of search and rescue teams from Newton, Madison and Carroll counties will meet in Jasper for the inaugural training session of the new Tri-County Search and Rescue, which will combine resources to serve all three areas.

Although the actual dates have become a little smudged in Olen Marshall’s memory, every other detail about his rescue and that of his grandson Dustin Campbell from the Buffalo National River in April 2011 remains vivid.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 11 on 01/20/2013