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Vigilant Guard Epilog

By |November 16th, 2011|

That largest exercise in Arizona history wrapped up last weekend, but now the work begins.  Vigilant Guard featured a pseudo tropical storm, flooding and a nuclear bomb blast in downtown Phoenix.  Arizona cities, counties, state and federal agencies participated in the exercise – testing emergency and evacuation plans, as well plans to transport and prioritize […]

Arizona Vigilant Guard Exercise Update

By |October 13th, 2011|

In less than a month (Nov. 4) thousands of people from a variety of response agencies will be testing their plans and coordinating response efforts for the Vigilant Guard exercise- which will allow us to practice what we would do during a disaster.  One of our main tasks will be medical surge management.  Medical surge […]