Local Response & Emerging Tech to Aid Recovery in CBRN Affected Areas

12th Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium to feature two panel discussions this March 13-14 in Washington, D.C. The Joint Civil and DoD CBRN Symposium will convene senior leaders across DoD, military, federal government, industry, and academia to explore the Read More …

Michigan Army Guard Civil Support Team Trains with Law Enforcement

Detroit – Highly specialized teams from the Michigan Army National Guard trained with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies during a countering weapons of mass destruction response exercise. More than 30 members of the Michigan Army National Guard 51st Read More …

775th EOD Flight forges bonds with community first responders

LAYTON, Utah — Technicians from Hill Air Force Base’s 775th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight tested their emergency response skills while forging valuable bonds with local first responders during a recent off-base training exercise. Working with the Davis County Bomb Squad, Read More …

Washington: Bomb squad demonstrates emergency security at Port of Port Angeles

Five members of the Washington State Patrol Bomb Squad visited Marine Terminal 1 on the Port Angeles waterfront last week. They weren’t there to detonate an improvised explosive device, identify a biochemical threat or investigate a suspicious package, but to Read More …

10th Mountain troops test CBRN skills with New York National Guard experts

COLONIE FIRE TRAINING CENTER, Latham, NY – Ten Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Divisions Dismounted Chemical Reconnaissance Team refined their skills alongside 16 Airmen and Soldiers from the New York National Guard’s 2nd Civil Support Team during an exercise held Read More …

Indiana: Responders’ training safely defuses potential hazards

A couple of stories in the news recently reminded us of the importance of specialized training for our first responders, who know that on on any given day they may run into the face of unpredictable dangers. Take Nov. 9, Read More …

India: Army holds CBRN disaster management drill

Exercise Vajta Sahayata, a two-day chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) disaster management drill was conducted by the Vajra Corps under the aegis of Western Command Headquarters on October 16 and 17, along with the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) Read More …

New York: 150 Law Enforcement Officers Take Part in Excelsior Challenge

150 members of law enforcement from across the state are taking part in the 7th Annual Excelsior Challenge at the State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany. This year’s event plays host to the largest contingent of law enforcement specialties to Read More …

High Threat IEDD Exercise, Northern Challenge 23: A First for the 26MEU(SOC) and the U.S. Marine Corps

KEFLAVIK, ICELAND – U.S. Marine Corps explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) operators from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (26MEU(SOC)) participated in Exercise Northern Challenge 2023 alongside various NATO Allies and partners, Sept. 21 to Oct. 5. Northern Challenge Read More …