Nate and Fitz
Nathan Robb, who joined the team in 2016, is an operational K9 Handler and the Team’s Flanker Coordinator. He is an Amateur Radio Technician who holds a NASAR SARTECH I Certification, and NASAR K9 SARTech III Certification. He is also a NASAR SARTech II Lead Evaluator, and NASAR K9 SARTech Evaluator. He is certified in Wilderness First Aid and has his GPS Intermediate Endorsement. A Vice President with Merritt Properties, Nate lives in Federal Hill with his wife Sally, K9’s Fitz & Watson, his cat (Farnsworth), and turtle (Bob). In his spare time, Nate enjoys the outdoors, and all forms of art.
Fitzgerald (Fitz), a Golden Retriever, was accepted into the training program in 2016. Fitz graduated from the Chesapeake Search Dog Puppy program in 2017 and became operational in 2019. He has his AKC Canine Good Citizen and AKC SAR – Wilderness titles. Fitz enjoys swimming, is obsessed with his Frisbees and loves hiking and rolling in the leaves.