OUR MISSION: To provide the education and resources necessary for the protection and preservation of life and property in developing nations and to serve as a model of disaster preparedness and self-reliance.












(1 DEC 2016)  It is with great honor that we announce our new Global Mission Readiness Vice President and Director of Operations, Patrick DeLair.  Pat, a long time volunteer and team leader of GMR, is a fire lieutenant with Clackamas Fire District, located southeast of Portland, Oregon.  He is active in his community and serves on the Clackamas Fire Pipes and Drums Honor Band.  Pat has been instrumental in fostering a number of our training projects in South America including an upcoming fire academy in June, 2017 for Cusco, Peru.  His role as Vice President will include a seat on our Board of Directors, and the responsibilities of Operations Director.  As Operations Director, he will organize and plan all future training projects abroad and will serve as liaison for all international contacts.


Pat has worked extremely hard for GMR throughout the years and supported our mission like no other.  In a stement, Pat said, "Thank you Global Mission Readiness’ Board of Directors for this opportunity to become your next Vice President. I humbly accept. I am very excited for the opportunity to directly contribute to GMR’s present and future. As a seasoned GMR traveler, I hope to help the experienced and unexperienced volunteers take a more active role in changing people’s lives by achieving GMR’s mission worldwide."


We are extremely proud to have Patrick aboard and congratulate him on his new position within the organization.




Cotui, Dominican Republic

Cusco, Peru

Gyumri, Armenia

Kingstown, St. Vincent

Durango, Mexico 






Press Releases

After eight years of service with GMR, VP Rooney stepped down last week from his post. Brian was instrumental in assisting with building our organization to what is is today. We wish him well as he moves onto other ventures. Read More...
Summary of a joint water safety program between Mustang Survival, City of Durango, Mexico and GMR to provide 6000 life jackets for children. Read More...
Our 4th installment of training for the Cuerpo de Bomberos of Cotui, Dominican Republic is in the books. GMR instructors provided a three day crash course that included hose evolutions, pumping apparatus, ground ladders, forcible entry and fire behavior. Read More...

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