Training exercise aims to improve emergency response

USAG BENELUX – BRUNSSUM, Netherlands – U.S. Army Garrison Benelux-Brunssum’s emergency response team partnered with the installation gate guards and local police for an early morning vehicle-born improvised explosive device training exercise here on Sept. 7, 2022.

Through the exercise, the garrison emergency response team, Dutch Ministry of Defense (DMOD) contracted gate guards, and Koninklijke Marechaussee (Royal Marechaussee or KMAR) Heerlen Brigade aimed to improve their joint response efforts to potential threats on the installation.

“This is not very often that we get to practice,” said Dutch Capt. Charlotte Schoonbroodt, KMAR operation team leader.

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Source: U.S. Army