Wednesday, August 26, 2009

CSASIU Monitoring Notification for NY Vigilant Guard 09


CSASIU Monitoring Notification

The Connecticut Survivalist Alliance Signals Intelligence Unit (CSASIU),
will be monitoring the state of New York's participation in the full scale
portion of "Vigilant Guard 09", which will be held on November 1-6, 2009.

The preparations have already begun with a Regional Table Top Exercise (RTTE),
held in Buffalo, NY on August 12th.
A Leadership Table Top Exercise (LTTE),
will be held in Buffalo, NY on September 2nd, 2009 and which will be
followed by the six-day full scale exercise on November 1st-6th, 2009.

The full-scale exercise will be conducted at different locations in Erie County
and in New York City, and will involve local and military teams conducting search and rescue and
medical evacuation operations.

In addition, coordinated command post exercises will run at the Erie County
Emergency Operations Center in Cheektowaga, the state's Emergency Operations Center and the National Guard's Joint Operation Center in Albany.

The exercise is built around a simulated earthquake that strikes Western New
York, causing serious damage and injuries. Under the scenario, local emergency
responders will be quickly overwhelmed and civil authorities will seek military support.

More than 1,000 National Guard troops from New York,
Vermont, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and other states will be participating,
along with local, state, county and city emergency response units and

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