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  • Illinois Guard Completes Emergency Response Training

    SPARTA, Ill. - The Illinois Army and Air National Guard completed a comprehensive chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive enhanced response force package training exercise May 5, enhancing the readiness of CERFP units.CERFP comprises five operational elements staffed by personnel

  • Virginia Guard Soldiers, Airmen Train on Emergency Response

    FORT BARFOOT, Va. – Virginia National Guard members of the 34th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package conducted a collective training event Jan. 5-7 to instruct their newest Soldiers and Airmen on the basics of incident management and

  • Nevada Guard CERFP Showcases Emergency Response Prowess

    CAMP WILLIAMS, Utah - The Nevada Guard’s 92nd Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package recorded a perfect score during its external evaluation in Utah Sept. 11-14.The CERFP’s performance underscored its proficiency in handling complex

  • New England CERFP Graded Perfect in Evaluation

    JOINT BASE CAPE COD, Mass. - Simulated victims screamed for medics on the scorching pavement at Joint Base Cape Cod in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, while Soldiers and Airmen responded during a Regional Collective Evaluation Aug. 14-17.The realistic natural disaster scene tested the skills and

  • Maine, NH, Rhode Island Guardsmen Train on Domestic Response

    JOINT BASE CAPE COD, Massachusetts - Soldiers and Airmen from the Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island National Guard conducted a training and evaluation exercise of the New England CERFP Aug. 12-18.This regional response team assists first responders during large-scale emergencies. Exercise

  • Two Colorado National Guard Members Serve as Sisters in Arms

    AURORA, Colo. – Two sisters have come together in a unique unit where they are not only sisters but sisters in arms.Serving in separate branches, U.S. Army Spc. Jessica Lee and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Julie Lee are both members of the Colorado National Guard’s Chemical, Biological,

  • Wisconsin Guard, civilian partners practice crisis response

    MADISON, Wis. – Airmen and Soldiers of the Wisconsin Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Enhanced Response Force Package practiced crisis response procedures with civilian and military partners May 14.The Wisconsin National Guard CERF-P partnered with the 104th Aviation Unit out of Madison and

  • Nevada, Arizona Guard train for hazardous situations

    APEX, Nev. – Nevada Guard Soldiers and Airmen teamed with the Arizona Air Guard last week to test their ability to cohesively respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear situations.The collective training exercise was at a mock rubble-pile training site in the small town of Apex in

  • Nebraska CERFP conducts readiness exercise

    MEAD, Neb. — A wide-open field lay next to some abandoned and damaged buildings at the Nebraska National Guard’s Mead training site. Once the command was given for the exercise to begin, trucks and trailers swarmed into the field with dozens of Air and Army National Guard members setting up