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Robert Andrews
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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish!
When last we left our heroes.... we were off to the wilds of Alaska.  And we went!  It was a decent trip.  Getting there was the best part for me.  We took commercial air from DC to Sea-Tac and then went to Joint Base Lewis McChord.  There we got on an Air ...
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Getting ready!
Well, it has been quiet.  That is good for the country but boring for us.  However, next week we leave for Alaska to participate in the National Level Exercise otherwise known as the FEMA Capstone .  This is a collection of exercises all going on at once - ...
Getting ready!
Getting ready!
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All Hazard Communications Unit Leader
This past week I got to spend in Lincoln, Nebraska.  It was a balmy -9 air temp one morning, with wind chills in the -30's.  During that time, I was taking the L969 All Hazards Communications Unit Leader course.  There is a this weird disconnect in FEMA.  M...
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Home for the Holidays
Well, it has been a while since I posted on here.  I am back from Denver.  After about 2 months there, it was back home to the DC area.  This was nice because we got to spend the holidays with our families.  As of the first of the year, we are back on const...
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Mile High Disaster
On September 11, Colorado had "historic" flooding north of the Denver area.  While the West IMAT team took the initial response, they had been in Denver for 40+ days.  FEMA Leadership thought it would be nice to switch things up, so they switched teams!  We...
Mile High Disaster
Mile High Disaster
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And we are home again
After showing up at the Florida State EOC this morning, Karen was declared officially not a threat and we were told to go right home.  So back to the hotel, book flights, pack, and get to the airport.  And 12 hours later, we are all back in DC.  Hence the g...
And we are home again
And we are home again
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Karen... you fickle woman.... err, storm
Well, we all arrived in Florida last night.  TS Karen was still moving north but weakening ever so slightly.  This morning our whole team went to the Florida State Emergency Operations Center.  We worked out of their offices today as we watched the storm co...
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Florida bound!
Well, we just got our first official deployment!  We are off to Florida in anticipation of Tropical Storm Karen.  More to come soon!!
Florida bound!
Florida bound!
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