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Nine Earn US&R Rescue Specialist Certificate From TEEX

Nine responders have received the US&R Rescue Specialist certificate from the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) in 2015, bringing the total who have earned the professional designation to 74.

Henrik Paulsen of Denmark, who earned the certificate on May 22, is the first from his country to be awarded the US&R Specialist certificate. Other international responders who have received the certificate include three from Canada and three from the United Kingdom.

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via Texas Task Force 1

Two City of Houston Fire Department firefighters have been honored for their heroic actions when a five-alarm fire completely engulfed a Montrose area apartment building.

Firehouse.com Magazine selected Captain Brad Hawthorne and Engineer Operator Dwayne Wyble as the “2014 Firehouse Heroism Award” honorees. Fire Chief Terry Garrison presented the awards Thursday to the crew of Tower 18. Captain Hawthorne is also a member of Texas Task Force 1.

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Two Houston firefighters were honored Thursday for their heroic actions when a 5-alarm fire completely engulfed a Montrose-area apartment building last year.
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Welcome, to our new friends in Peru and Germany!

Three New Sites In Germany & Peru Become TEEX Cooperative Learning Centers

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) has welcomed three new Cooperative Learning Center (CLC) sites in Germany and Peru to the list of companies approved to provide TEEX emergency response training to local responders and industrial clients within their respective countries.

Two of the new CLCs are operated by Strategic Fire Solutions, which is headquartered in Dresden, Germany, and the other new CLC is under construction in Peru by Suatrans, which is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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#TEEX   #Peru   #Germany  
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Did you know that the home of TEEX Annual Texas Fire Training Schools, Brayton Fire Field, is almost 300 acres in size?

Register now to come train at our world renowned facility this summer!

http://bit.ly/1fx4ryn #TEEX   #FireTraining  
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Coming to McAllen, Texas
​July 20 - 24, 2015

Professionals in all fields depend on qualified professionals in the field of infrastructure and safety to be highly skilled and knowledgeable. That is why continuing education is essential for field experts, managers, supervisors, and technicians. They keep the rest of us safe and allow us to do our jobs efficiently without risking our well being.

At the summit, there will be a broad spectrum of classes in which our expert instructors will address the following topics in depth:

- Environmental
- Utilities
- Code Enforcement
- Disaster Management
- Safety & Health/OSHA
- Transportation
- Heavy Equipment
- Water/Wastewater

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​July 20 - 24, 2015. The fact that the great state of Texas continues to run smoothly can be attributed to the good work of qualified professionals in the field of infrastructure and safety. Professionals in all fields depend on these industry specialists to be highly skilled and knowledgeable.
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Join us in congratulating recruit class #147 as they graduate from the TEEX Fire Academy today. Want to become a firefighter? https://teex.org/fireacademy

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via +Texas A&M University 

Texas A&M is tied for first place in the number of grads who are CEOs of Fortune Magazine's top 100 companies! 

The other universities tied with Texas A&M for first (each has three alumni CEOs) are Ivy League institutions Harvard University, Yale University, Princeton University, & Cornell University. 

The full rankings: http://tx.ag/btF2Z7W 

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Build a Kit - Island Style
Guam Homeland Security, Office of Civil Defense along with the rest of the island prepare for Tropical Storm (soon to be Typhoon) Chan-Hom

"The National Weather Service issued a typhoon watch for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan. A typhoon watch means typhoon strength winds of at least 74 mph or more are possible within 48 hours. Tropical Storm Chan-Hom is expected to become a typhoon by Friday morning and make its closest point of approach to Guam by Saturday night into Sunday morning."

#BeReady   #Guam   #TEEX  
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Texas A&M University: From the Air
a video by Chad Terrell

View the iconic Texas A&M University and several of its popular landmarks from a fresh new perspective: a bird's eye view.

https://youtu.be/KY94iiybtQk

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via TEEX - Infrastructure & Safety Training

TEEX & Warriors 4 Wireless (W4W) Tower Technician training; Veterans training program expands. 

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a new training partnership Wednesday as 250,000 soldiers leave the military each year and need help re-entering the civilian world.
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Under Control -

Yet another disaster, managed and mitigated by TEEX's  Enhanced Incident Management-Unified Command class, ending today at TEEX's Emergency Operations Training Center at Disaster  City®. 
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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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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