Drills 2006

DateIncident/StageDescriptionAgenciesHOPE Teams
JanuarySchool Support - MontanaProvided support for the brother of a student who died at his school.Mother requested HOPE TeamLori Jacobs & Max
JanuaryChild Death - MontanaProvided emotional support and comfort during and following a student death notificationGallatin County - Sheriff’s Dept.Lori Jacobs & Max
May 1-7Hurricane Katrina - LouisianaTeams from the PSW region traveled to New Orleans for the purpose of providing support and comfort to Katrina victims and relief workers.FEMAKatherine Gigandet (Agency Rep) & Pilot; Denise Julian & Kenzie; Shelley Smith & Katie
July 11Operation Purple - MichiganSupport of children with deployed military parents.National Military Family AssociationYvonne Eaton & Maggie
July 25Operation Purple - GeorgiaSupport of children with deployed military parents.National Military Family AssociationYvonne Eaton & Maggie; Bill Hatherley & Brinkley; Deborah Hatherley & Brinkley
August 13Operation Purple - MarylandSupport of children with deployed military parents.National Military Family AssociationKathy Brooks & Bandit; Tony Fiorino & Cyrus; Amy Rideout & Janie
AugustFatal Car Accident - Bozeman, MTVisited a child in ICU following a fatal auto accident that killed the child’s parents.Bozeman Deaconess
Hospital
Lori Jacobs & Max
AugustIntake at Youth Home - MontanaProvided emotional support and comfort for a teen removed from her home.Big Sky Youth CenterLori Jacobs & Max
September 9Fort Gillem, GASupport of children and families with military parents deployed in Iraq3rd Medical Command Family Readiness Group for Deployment of 130 Soldiers to IraqBill Hatherley, Debbie Hatherley & Brinkley
September 17 to October 1Day Fire - CaliforniaProvided support and encouragement to firefighters and staff of the massive, month long Day Fire at the fire base camps in Castaic and VenturaCalifornia Dept of ForestryPSW Teams
October 26-28Esperanza Fire - Cabazon, CAProvided support and encouragement to firefighters fighting the Esperanza Fire.California Dept of ForestryLois Abrams & Duke; Harry Adler & Lucy; Carol Birch & Hoss; Debbie Dalton & Sadie; Katherine Gigandet & Pilot; Susan Keyes & Romeo; Kathy Lowmiller & Timmy; Georgia Whitlock, Zach & TobiĀ  (Agency Rep); Sandra Younger & Terra
November 5Esperanza Memorial - Devore, CAProvided support and encouragement at the Esperanza Fire Engine 57 memorial.California Dept of ForestryDebbie Dalton & Sadie; Melanie Davis & Coebe; Patty DiUbaldi & Tanner; Katherine Gigandet & Pilot; Susan Harris & Denali; Kathy Lowmiller & Timmy;
Dori McLaurin & Applejack; Claudine Singer & Clifford; Diane Sopher & Shadow; Diane Valantine & Bailey; Georgia Whitlock & Tobi; Sandra Younger & Terra; Dave Valantine (Team Leader)
December 4Shekell Wildfire - Moorpark, CAProvided support and encouragement to firefighters fighting the Shekell Fire.California Dept of ForestryClaudine Singer & Clifford; Dave Valantine & Bailey