Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Role Playing, Terror Across NE, SAGE, TOPOFF + News

Role-players teach U.S. troops safety
They simulate hostile Iraqi, Afghan civilian


* Perhaps these same "actors" are used
in the U.S. military's psyop divisions, fake Al Qaeda/Bin Laden et al used to stir up the Amercian idiots?

In Fort Riley, Kan., role-players chant at Army soldiers during a training session in a mock Afghan village. Cultural awareness is the goal. The troops are training to be advisers.

“Terror Across Nebraska”

Volunteer ‘victims' needed for drill
COLUMBUS - Volunteer “victim” actors and other volunteers are needed from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday for a multi-county, multi-agency disaster drill.The 10-county “Terror Across Nebraska” exercise is being held to allow first responders and medical personnel the opportunity to test response procedures. (cont..)

Officials wreak fake havoc in terror drill

Officials work in the Venue Control Center as part of the TOPOFF 4 exercise, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security congressionally-mandated two-year cycle of seminars, planning events and exercises.

Morning Emergency Exercise Planned for Bethesda

A mass casualty exercise involving simulated smoke, helicopters and emergency vehicles will be held tomorrow at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, authorities said.
The drill, meant to test medical readiness and emergency response in the Washington region, will also involve Suburban Hospital and National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, according to officials
The scenario being simulated involves car bombs and a "dirty bomb" radiological explosion and will include more than five dozen people dressed up as casualties.
Smoke and emergency vehicle activity may be visible along Rockville Pike and Jones Bridge Road during the exercise running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., authorities said.
The exercise includes more than 5,000 participants from the hospitals, military commands, National Guard, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service.

NORAD-USNORTHCOM Program Wins USGIF Award in Military Category

Redlands, California—The Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Command C4I Engineering Support Team received the 2007 United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s (USGIF) Intelligence Achievement Award in the Military Category for its support of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command's (USNORTHCOM) Situational Awareness Geospatial Enterprise (SAGE).
The SAGE project partners include ESRI; the Naval Surface Warfare Center located in Dahlgren, Virginia; and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).
SAGE is an ambitious program developed to create a User-Defined Operational Picture (UDOP). Its goal is to geospatially enable the knowledge workers within the command by instituting an enterprise geographic information system (GIS) capability that everyone can use. This allows the users to build a UDOP configured to meet their individual needs for data and display. SAGE, fielded for the 2007 hurricane season, is an example of how partnerships contribute to homeland defense and defense support to civil authorities’ missions. (cont...)

Administration Provides Update On TOPOFF 4 Training (Guam)
Governor Felix Camacho and other officials including, Lieutenant Governor Mike Cruz, Guam Fire Department Spokesman Ed Flores, and Adjutant General Donald Goldhorn gathered late this afternoon to give an update on the status of this morning's events. Camacho says it has been a very informative process for the territory. At around 10:30 a.m., he received a call from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and was told that if the scenario was real, Guam would have been declared in a state of emergency.The simulated explosion sent several injured players to the hospital to test the hospital's response efforts. Cruz says that so far, the hospital was reporting one person dead on arrival, 15 critically injured and some with minor injuries. He says the hospital is dealing with the contamination situation very well.

Hospital Joins Terror Drill (AZ)

Injured kids, frantic parents. Doctors and nurses learned how to deal with it all during a terrorism drill at Phoenix Children's Hospital.
The drill coincided with a Homeland Security terror drill in Tempe, which began Tuesday and continues through Thursday.
``We took advantage of the scenario that they were using, which involved a terrorist event. There was a radiologic dispersion device, or RDD, exploded at the 101 and 202 interchange," said Dr. Richard Thomas, emergency preparedness coordinator for Phoenix Children's Hospital.

CSC Gets Homeland Security Contract

Bush warns of World War III if Iran goes nuclear

1 comment:

911 subscriber said...

9/11 "Truth" Movement seems to side with Bush/WW - More DEW Boeing Reports in MSM getting ignored
October 19, 2007