Seattle Central Community College is participating in an exciting simulation that will have the Army visiting the campus in the case of an emergency. This is not a real emergency, so if you see this happening, do not worry. Please read the following media release for full details.
Exercise “Seattle Storm” simulates WMD threat
9 am, Wednesday, August 31, 2011
6 am – 4 pm, Thursday, September 1, 2011
Members of the media are invited to observe and are asked to notify the public that this is an exercise, not an actual emergency.
Seattle Central Community College
Science and Mathematics Building – North end of main campus
Seattle, WA. 98122
On Thursday, September 1, Exercise Seattle Storm will take place on the campus of Seattle Central Community College. Participants involved in this training exercise include the 10th Civil Support Team, US Army North (USARNORTH)-Bravo Division, Seattle Police Department, Seattle Police Department Bomb Squad, Washington National Guard J3 Domestic Ops, Washington State Patrol, Washington State Radiation Health, and Seattle Central Community College Security Department.
This realistic exercise is scenario-driven and focused on recognizing and demonstrating the ability to meet incident objectives when faced with a potential Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) threat. The scenario is based on discovery of an explosion on the top floor of a campus building.
“We welcome the opportunity to partner with and learn from our local, municipal, county, and federal response agencies,” said Seattle Central President Paul T. Killpatrick. “Training exercises such as this help us prepare for possible scenarios.”
Activity will take place at the north end of the college campus, at the top of the Science and Mathematics building.
Contact:Robert Huss, Seattle Central Community College Safety & Security
(206) 934-5437, email@example.com
Judy Kitzman, Seattle Central Community College Public Information Office
(206) 934-5487 / Cell (206) 799-7415, firstname.lastname@example.org
Major Matt James, 10th Civil Support Team
(253) 512-8117, email@example.com
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