Photo: Thousands of U.S. and Guam flags mark Asan Beach, Guam where on June 21, 1944, 55,000 U.S. Marines stormed the beach to retake the U.S. Territory from Imperial Japan. 1,866 American servicemen were killed in action or died of wounds during twenty-one days of combat.
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Welcome to the Emergency Operations Training Center at Disaster City.
The 32,000-square-foot EOTC uses state-of-the-art simulation and computer-based technologies to train incident managers, supervisors, and jurisdiction officials in the management of a large-scale crisis using a unified command approach, which can be tailored to any group.
Located on a 297-acre campus that encompasses two of the top hands-on emergency response training venues in the country, Disaster City and the Brayton Fire Training Field, the multi-million-dollar EOTC includes direct links to active response in Disaster City.
The Spring 2015 issue of FireTALK is available online.
Topics in this issue include:
- New CLCs Bring TEEX Training to Germany and Brazil
- National Fire Academy Offers Programs for Texas Fire Departments
- Founding Team Member of Texas Task Force 1 Retires
- CMTS Improvements are Underway
- GREX Makes Generous Donation to TEEX Brayton Fire Training Field
Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service is an internationally recognized leader in the delivery of emergency response, homeland security and workforce training, as well as exercises, technical assistance and economic development. TEEX serves more than 169,000 people annually from every U.S. state and territory and 79 countries worldwide.
Renowned for its hands-on, customized training, TEEX offers a wide range of technical and skills training programs aimed at employed workers and those entering the labor force. Both public and private sector organizations count on TEEX for outstanding training and the technical expertise of its instructors, many of whom are the top experts in their respective fields.
TEEX operates a comprehensive emergency preparedness campus, which includes some of the world’s top training facilities in the Brayton Fire Training Field, Disaster City® and the Emergency Operations Training Center, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for public utilities, law enforcement and unexploded ordnance training.
As part of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium and home to the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center, TEEX has been a leader in homeland security training since 1998. The agency also sponsors the state’s elite urban search and rescue team, Texas TaskForce 1, standing ready to respond at a moment’s notice in times of disaster.
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TEEX makes a difference by providing training, offering practical solutions, and saving lives.
TEEX is an adaptive and innovative service agency making a difference worldwide.
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