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U.S. Army North's TF51 Prepares for Vibrant Response: July 31, 2009

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posted on Aug, 1 2009 @ 12:11 AM
This military exercise will take place on the heels of the FEMA NLE 2009.

Designed to prepare the military for response to not the least of the list...
biological incidents.

And notice that most importantly, they are preparing for a real world event!

Watch yourselves...
Coming this fall to a town near you!

In preparation for Vibrant Response 2009, the Soldiers and their civilian partners of U.S. Army North's Task Force 51 worked diligently during a training exercise at Rudder Army Reserve Center in San Antonio, July 13 to July 24, to prepare for the command post exercise portion of Vibrant Response.
The Vibrant Response exercise will be conducted at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., from July 31 through August 14; it will focus primarily on responding to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive incidents;
The exercise is designed to confirm the readiness and abilities of incoming forces that will fall under the CBRNE Consequence Management Response Force, effective Oct. 1.

During the "prep" session, Task Force 51 worked through identifying and resolving any potential issues with new equipment, setting up and tearing down their command post, conducting software training and creating new methods to better anticipate scenarios they may face during the exercise or, more importantly, a real-world event.

Related Above Top Secret Threads...Martial Law, The Military, and the H1N1 Vaccination

July 27, 2009
Army News Service|by Grafton Pritchartt

Consequence-management response forces, or CCMRF, are staging a training exercise beginning July 31 to prepare for potential domestic disasters capable of injuring or killing several thousand civilians.

The "Vibrant Response" exercise will be conducted by the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosive, or CBRNE Joint Response Force, through Aug. 14.

"It's going to be extremely complex and require a tremendous amount of coordination with other agencies and locals at various levels," said Maj. Gen. John Basilica, commander of Operational Command Post 1, U.S. Army North. "It is all designed to test and challenge the headquarters and command in control elements to make sure they can work together to respond quickly, because speed is the most important piece of this."

[edit on 1-8-2009 by burntheships]

posted on Aug, 1 2009 @ 12:43 AM

Originally posted by burntheships
, more importantly, a real-world event.

Would it be preferable if they were training for something that no way, no how, is ever going to happen?

posted on Aug, 1 2009 @ 12:51 AM
reply to post by Viking04

Military exercise is prepartion for reality. They would not train for unlikely scenarios.

And this is not negative on the part of the enlisted....
This is a heads up for the citizens that may become affected in the future by the realtime showtime they are prepping for in this exercise.

As a reference I would use these threads as background for the context I hope for here.

Martial Law, The Military, & The H1N1 Vaccination

FEMA NLE July 27th, 2009


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