Team Captains, Runners & Support Staff.
CWO Josh Mendez - Runners
PO Mike Lesley - Team Support Staff
20 Coast Guard - Active Duty & Reserve Members
≥ 5 Coast Guard - Active Duty & Reserve Members
Team Support Staff
Command Center Watchstanders – Maintain communications watch for all Coast Guard assets attached to Baker to Vegas, maintain overall situational awareness for Team 1790.
Command Center Assistants – Ensures all personnel, vehicles, and supplies are accounted for, issued, dispatched and monitored throughout the event.
Communications Trailer Watchstanders - Relay communications from units in the field to the Command Center.
Shuttle Van Drivers – Transport the Catcher and Runners onto the race course to their assigned stages and back to the Command Center upon completion.
Shuttle Van Catchers – Assists outbound runner with checking in for their leg, catches incoming runner as they arrive in the chute, assists driver with navigation on the race course.
Follow Vehicle Crews – Drive the Follow Vehicle behind the runner during the race, assist runner during race by providing cooling measures, drinking water, first aid, etc. Advise Ops & Position reports to Command Center.
Trailer Tow Vehicles (2) - Drivers and trucks with the ability to tow a trailer for the Stage 14 Comms Trailer (Sector LA) and LVH Logistics Trailer (D-11).
Race Support Staff
Team 1790 also provides 10-15 Logistic staff to the Race Medical Team. The Medical Team supported all 270 teams; in 2014 set up 22 feild medical sites, 1 feild medical base, distrubuted over 1500 medical supplies, and treated a total of 793 injuries - 32 were MEDEVACS, 14 by helicopter with all but one being released from the hospital the next day with no serious injuries despite the 100+ degree weather.