Gulf States Dive and Rescue
25+ Live or televised events including Offshore Super Series and Power Boat International cigarette boat racing exceeding speeds of over 200mph, local boat races and triathlons with experience with over 3,000 participants in the water at the same time.
Stephen Davis, USCG Lic Capt, Rescue Diver
Jared Kimball, Rescue Diver
Paul Fraser (c)
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Davina Fraser, Rescue Diver
Administrations and Equipment Sales
as well as the May 8 & 9th, 1995 flood of New Orleans and March 12, 2016 flooding of St. Tammany LA. National recognition for Paul Fraser in Washington D.C. for rescues made immediately after Hurricane Katrina.
Water Rescue Training, Deployment and Equipment
Office: 504 362 5731 Fax: 504-361-4884
EJ Hanhart, NRP, RS3, SWFR
Southeastern LA Coordinator
Gulf States Dive and Rescue is a 501(c)(3) not for profit whose mission it is to help reduce the burden on government in preparation, training and response to flooding and water related emergencies by providing training, equipment and sound judgment based on years of experience from working in the field of water rescue and professional marine Safety .
Our courses are certification courses back and supported by the Public Safety Diving Association and Water Rescue Inc (PSDA) , the Independent Diving Educators Association (IDEA) or The Professional Association of Diving Instructors. (PADI). These are internationally recognized courses that meet NFPA, POST, OSHA, ANSI, WRSTC and RSTC (based on the specific course that it applies to). This means that PSDA and GSDR will stand by your training.
Gulf States Dive and Rescue Contacts- Main: 504-362-5731 Fax: 504-361-4884
Richard Veazey, EMT, FF
Rescue Boat Instructor
Swift Water/Flood Rescue Instructor
Details and Events Supervisor
Including the successful recovery of United States Naval Aviator Inst, Lt. Clinton Wermers when his plane landed in Lake Pontchartrain.
Key Marine Safety or Safety Diver on over 55 productions watching over actors such as Kevin Costner, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis and many more.