Donnerstag, 3. Oktober 2013
CAPITOL SHOOTING OCCURRED at SAME TIME AS FIRST RESPONDERS WERE PARTICIPATING IN “CAPITAL SHIELD 2014′ DRILL
WASHINGTON (Sept. 30, 2013) — Emergency vehicles and first responders are once again in action in the National Capital Region and will be thru Oct. 3. They are participating in “Capital Shield 2014.”
CS 14 is a joint training exercise in the NCR that is hosted by the Joint Force Headquarters – National Capital Region. It brings federal, state, local and municipal agencies together to realistically test interagency operability during a crisis impacting the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland. It also trains and prepares the Department of Defense to provide defense support to civil authorities and employ appropriate force protection measures as requested.