Giancarla Calzetta, “GC,” joined Chesapeake Search Dogs in 2011 and achieved the position of Operational Flanker in 2013. GC serves the team as an Assistant Flanker Team Leader, responsible for instructing trainees in Land Navigation Skills. GC is currently an Evaluator-in-Training and a K-9 Handler-in-Training with her dog Boomer. GC is NASAR SARTECH II Certified and NRP Search Team Member Certified. A resident of Catonsville, Maryland, GC enjoys backpacking, climbing, trail running, and kayaking and is a craft beer aficionado and foodie.
Boomerang, “Boomer,” is a rescue mutt with no fear who enjoys trail running and kayaking. Boomer was accepted into the Chesapeake Search Dog Puppy Program in 2014 at three months old. He is currently in training as an Air Scent K-9.