Civil Support Team Training

The Oregon National Guard’s Civil Support Team is scheduled to conduct an interagency training exercise with first responders in the area. The three-day event consists of 12 state and federal agencies and the exercise will focus on possible chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear incidents. In addition to the Civil Support Team, participants include; Coos Bay Emergency Services, Oregon State Police, Coos Bay Police, Coos Bay Public Works, HAZMAT 15, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Radiation Public Safety, U.S. Army North, Coos County Sheriff, and Bay Area Hospital. The Oregon National Guard Civil Support Team supports local incident commanders with identification, analysis, and risk modeling, and provides the commanders with critical data.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 and is filed under Local News.