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The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team deployed to Wimberley, Texas yesterday afternoon to support Texas Task Force 1 and their search and rescue canine teams.

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Happy Memorial Day!

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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Look carefully on the roof of the home in the photo.

Texas Task Force 1 and Texas Military Forces: views over Central Texas Flooding, and making a multiple helicopter rescue.

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Task Force members are making helicopter slings for moving giant sandbags. Do you know how to make an eye splice in a cable?
They do.

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From the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System -

Texas National Guard partners with Texas Task Force 1 during floodwater rescue

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Members of Texas Task Force 1 and the Texas Military Forces positioned at the Army aviation support facility in Grand Prairie, received a call from a local agency early-morning May 17, 2015, to rescue a couple stranded in front of their mobile home in Johnson County.
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Where TEEX trains -
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.

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Texas Task Force 1 and Texas Military Forces: views over Central Texas Flooding, and making a multiple helicopter rescue. 

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From TEEX Cyber Security -

So many hacks, so little time to cover them all. I thought this one was important to share because - coffee. Anything that impairs your ability to buy or drink coffee is indisputably a very bad thing.

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Waco -

TEEX - Law Enforcement's Elizabeth Morris spoke with KBTX Media Clay Falls about the active shooter situation that happened this week in Waco.

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Sunday's gunfight in Waco is a reminder that dangerous scenes like these can happen anywhere.
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Latest FireTALK Magazine available
Spring 2015
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

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+The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents selected Cliff Thomas of Victoria as its Chairman and Elaine Mendoza of San Antonio as its Vice Chairman during its meeting on April 29.

Thomas succeeds former Board of Regents Chairman Phil Adams of Bryan-College Station, who remains on the board after Gov. Greg Abbott appointed him to a third term.

TEEX is a proud  member of  The Texas A&M University System.

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Fire & Rescue - Homeland Security - Law Enforcement - Infrastructure & Safety - Economic & Workforce Development
Introduction

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.

TEEX is a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest and most complex systems of higher education in the United States. 

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TEEX follows The Texas A&M University System polices and guidelines outlined in its Public Notification for Social Media

Mission
TEEX makes a difference by providing training, offering practical solutions, and saving lives.

Vision
TEEX is an adaptive and innovative service agency making a difference worldwide.

Values
Safety    Teamwork    Adaptability    Respect    Stewardship
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877-833-9638
Address
200 Technology Way College Station, Texas 77845