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  • Idaho Civil Support Team Guardsmen Train With Firefighters

    GOODING, Idaho -  The Idaho National Guard’s 101st Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team trained alongside firefighters from Gooding, Bliss and Hagerman Feb. 2. The training provided a better understanding of how first responders in these small rural Idaho towns can integrate the CST’s

  • Virginia Guard Civil Support Team Trained, Validated

    RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia National Guard’s 34th Civil Support Team was evaluated by U.S. Army North as trained and mission capable Oct. 17 and 19. The 34th CST supports civil authorities in a domestic chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive incident. During the

  • Utah Army, Air Guard Train in Joint Preparedness Exercise

    SALT LAKE CITY - Members of the Utah National Guard emergency management and weapons of mass destruction civil support teams trained together in a preparedness exercise at Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base Sept. 20. The scenario for the Air and Army National Guard members was a simulated

  • Tennessee National Guard CST Passes Training Evaluation

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Members of the Tennessee National Guard’s 45th Civil Support Team completed their Training Proficiency Evaluation Jan. 10–12. The evaluation, administered by U.S. Army North, is a congressionally mandated examination to validate the readiness of civil support teams every 18

  • Idaho Guard’s Civil Support Team Trains on Ropes Rescue

    BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho National Guard’s 101st Civil Support Team trained how to conduct ropes rescues with the Boise Fire Department Technical Rescue Team in October. The course, which served as an annual recertification for the CST Guardsmen, entailed two weeklong sessions for the 22-member team

  • Wyoming Guard Civil Support Team Returns from Tunisia Training

    BIZERTE, Tunisia – While training in Tunisia last month, the Wyoming National Guard’s 84th Civil Support Team witnessed their Tunisian counterparts spring to action to support civilian authorities.The 84th CST traveled to Tunisia to conduct several weeks of training in support of the National

  • California Guard Team Trains for Hazmat Event

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - The California National Guard’s 9th Civil Support Team conducted a training exercise July 14 to prepare for an evaluation next March.The simulated hazmat event covered different methods of response to the various threats the 9th CST may encounter when called into action.“We are a

  • Wisconsin National Guard CST trains with first responders

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin National Guard’s 54th Civil Support Team (CST) completed a collective lanes training exercise last week in Madison and DeForest organized by evaluators from U.S. Army North.The Madison-based CST is the state’s full-time response team for emergencies or terrorist events