POMONA-- New York National Guardsmen practice evacuating the victim of a terrorist attack from a contaminated environment at the Rockland County Fire Training Center here on Saturday, Nov. 20.
Almost 500 members of the New York Army and Air National Guard, along with volunteers of the New York Guard, the state defense force participated in the weekend exercise along with civilian first responders.
The training event tested the skills of the Guard force that is specially trained to rescue victims from contaminated buildings, decontaminate them, and provide medical treatment, and also exercised New York National Guard command and control systems and logistics.
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