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;
and honor to our military and all Veterans.

IASAR is available to assist local government and independent agencies with search and rescue, state emergencies and humanitarian missions. IASAR is a membership organization made possible by donations, many dedicated patriotic volunteers and loyal supporters. IASAR's home base is Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport.

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
to our team.  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 in2011. IASAR was honored to have 'Snake 6' fly with us to the Memorial Day Ceremony at Washington Park East Hoosier Patriot Memorial in Indianapolis. 
Snake came back to Indy to fly with IASAR on 
March 30th, 2013, for the first  Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day event hosted by IASAR. 

Seven Medal of Honor Recipients dedicated the very first
  Medal of Honor Bridge in the country in Lafayette, IN. 

Pictured from L to R: SSG Jeremiah Anderson, SSG Jacob Cash, SSG Scott Wagoner, SSG Sigman, SGT William Crowder, 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
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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.  It sits on the canal at  West Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis and was dedicated on September 11, 2011.