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Multi-agency exercise prepares for nuclear incident



Multi-agency exercise prepares for nuclear incident

In early May, the Department of Defense hosted a multi-agency exercise to prepare agency experts to respond to home-grown terrorists and a nuclear incident...

Naval Postgraduate School hosts interagency program



Naval Postgraduate School hosts interagency program

The Naval Postgraduate School recently conducted Joint Interagency Field Experiment 12-2 from February 11 to 14. The experiment included students, faculty and staff from NPS, as well as representatives from Department of Defense combatant commands and federal, local and state agencies...

Angel Thunder exercise prepares agencies for rescue operations



Angel Thunder exercise prepares agencies for rescue operations

The annual Angel Thunder exercise is sponsored by the Air Force's Air Combat Command, and is the largest federal interagency exercise for personnel rescue and recovery.  Angel Thunder was founded in 2005 by former Air Force Rescue helicopter pilot Brett Hartnett, who describes the exercise as the "biggest bang for the buck in training dollars."  The focus of Angel Thunder is saving lives...