Category Archives: Community Support

Large Public Events, Parades, National Holidays, Civil Unrest, Soccer Games, Concerts, Jail Riots, etc. Presence at political events.

Comandos Attend to Injured Police Officers

Socorristas de Comandos de Salvamento auxilian a una agente de la PNC quien resulto lesionada.

About 7 members of the National Civilian Police have resulted injured due to an gunfight altercation in the Colonia San Patricio in Southern San Salvador. For now all we know is that a male officer has lost his life and a female officer has been transported to the ED at Seguro Social Hospital.

CDS dispatched more than 5 ambulances and more than 20 first responders to the scene to evacuate the injured officials.

Agents searching for the deliquents.

CDS Affiliate Base opened in Zapotitán

15 voluntarios brindarán servicio a la población.

Comandos de Salvamento reinauguro la seccional del Cantón Zapotitán, en el Municipio de Ciudad Arce, después de haber permanecido cerrada por menos de dos meses. Today a celebration took place to inaugurate a new Comandos base in The Municipality of Ciudad Arce. 15 new volunteers were present and the base will begin to open new doors to help with the local community in their efforts to offer pre hospital care and EMS transport to surrounding  care facilities. The team was provided with an ambulance and will be helping those in poverty and of little resources.


Corte de cinta en la reinauguraciíón de la seccional de Zapotitán.
Comunidades brindarán apoyo a los Comandos de Salvamento.
Wilmer Lobo, presidente Junta Directiva de Comandos entrega llaves de ambulancia.
Ambulancia todoterreno ayudara en el traslado de los pacientes.

Volunteer Day Commemoration 2017

Business owners are honored. .
Hidraulic Parts is given recognition for their collaboration with our extrication team.

Every year Comandos de Salvamento recognizes not only its thousands of members volunteer base, but also fellow institutions and individuals that contribute to the Comandos Mission Statement of helping the community. Our EMS responders seek to help others in a country where violence is the main meal of the day and is the norm.

Certificates were handed out to new volunteers that recently passed the Pre-Hospital Care and High Angke Rescue Workshops.  They are now formal members of Comandos de Salvamento.  Film makers, journalists, supportive business companies were also given formal recognition and honors.

The Minister of Defense is given a firm handshake by the director of press and media, Francisco Campos.
Reconocimiento especial a la Fuerza Aérea Salvadoreña por su colaboración en las labores de rescate aerotransportada,.
Cuerpo de Bomberos recibe reconocimiento por el apoyo.
Ignacio Estrada de Chicago, recibe un reconocimiento por su ayuda a Comandos.
Mother of video journalist Samuel Rivas of Grupo Megavisión, Samuel Rivas, who rcently was publicly murdered, receives a medal in his honor. .
Journalist  Liliana de Portillo recibe la condecoración.
Periodistas recibieron la medalla por la ayuda incondicional a Comandos de Salvamento.
Grupo de voluntarios graduados del Curso de Atención Pre Hospitalaria.
Francisco Campos coloca medallas a miembros del Grupo USAR.
Efraín Solis coloca medalla a socorristas.
Luis Colato imponen medalla del voluntario.
Roberto Cruz, Director Ejecutivo de Comandos de Salvamento.
Andrea Gálvez en la Oración del Comando de Salvamento.
Jóvenes socorristas recibieron la medalla del voluntario.


CDS Supports Presidential Buen Vivir Festival

Comando rep shows members of the Salvadoran Army extrication equipment of the Urban Rescue Squad.
Artistic folkloric groups dance for entertainment.

Comandos de Salvamento again participated in the government sponsored good life festival this year with President Salvador Sánchez outside the old presidential house in the neighborhood of Barrio San Jacinto. Comandos were present to show first aid equipment, promote nursing and pharmacy educational services and also offer free family health consults.


Peace band of happiness and joy.

Medical consults took place throughout the day.

Children are some of the most benefited from the Buen Vivir festival.
CDS personnel assisted the non able bodied visitors throughout the festival
Free Medications are offered to all.
Yesenia and Rosa attend the medication booth.
FOSALUD orthodontist offers their expertise.
Dr. Jose Orellana of Comandos de Salvamento is always present in offering his medical consultations.
Many other doctors are present to give their expert advice.
Youth are always present during the event.
The first lady was ever present giving out coffee and pan dulce.
President Salvador Sánchez Cerén discussing healthcare at Buena Vivir festival.
A CDS Volunteer introduces a child to rescue equipment.
Bicycle safety courses and signaling are taught to the children present.