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National Capital Region

Training and Exercise Consortium

Monthly Exercise & Training and Calendar Synchronization Meeting

October 7, 2008


For Official Use Only (FOUO)Agenda
  • Purpose
  • Information Postings
  • NCR Key Events (Out to June 09)
    • Exercises & Special Events
    • Seminars, Workshops, Meetings & Conferences
    • Training
  • ETOP Updates
  • Issues / Comments / Discussion
  • Conclusion
For Official Use Only (FOUO)


  • To gain better visibility on the activities of all the organizations residing in the National Capital Region in order to improve operations, coordination, and synchronization of activities and events.
  • Provide a communications conduit to NCR ETOP
  • Monthly Synchronization Meetings - first TUE of each month, 1030-1130 hours, in the MWCOG Conference Room.
  • Meetings co- hosted by DHS/ONCRC and NCR ETOP.
  • All FSL organizations within the NCR are invited and encouraged to send a representative to this meeting.
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“Business Rules”

  • Provide Calendar input and Event Slides by the last Thursday of each month – format for this input provided in later slide.
  • The slides will be distributed via email to meeting attendees following the meeting.
  • The slides from each month will be posted on the ETOP website:
  • During the monthly meeting we will review the calendar, provide an overview of the identified events, discuss new events and long range planning, and develop possible resolutions to any event scheduling conflicts.
document web postings
For Official Use Only (FOUO)Document Web Postings
  • NCR Training and Exercise Operational Panel Web Site

  • DHS-National Exercise (NEXS) Portal – Password Required
  • DHS-Lessons Learned Information Sharing Portal – Password Required

  • Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Homeland Security & Public Safety Homepage
  • Homeland Security Digital Library
  • FEMA-Office of National Capital Region Coordination
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National Capital Region

Training and Exercise Consortium

NCR Key Events

(Out to June 09)

Refer to Long-Range Calendar

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October 2008 Events

  • Fire Prevention Month: October 1-31
  • Arlington County Facilitation Workshop: Fall (TBD)
  • Anniversary of NCR Sniper Shootings: October 2-24
  • Medical Needs Shelter Exercise: October 7
  • Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank: October 10-13
  • JFHQ-NCR Table Top Exercise: October 16
  • Potomac River Spill Water Supply Partners’ Response Tabletop Exercise: October 21
  • NCR Emergency Preparedness Council Senior Leader Seminar: October 21
  • FEMA Region III Operation Hotwire FE: October 23
  • Marine Corps Marathon: October 26
  • Exercise Capital Shield 09: October27-30
  • NCR Bio-Notification Exercise: October 28
  • Collaborative Multiagency Exercise: October 30
  • Virginia Communications FSE: October/November (TBD)
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November-December 2008 Events

  • Virginia Communications FSE: October/November (TBD)
  • Election Day: November 4
  • Arlington/Alexandria Dispensing Exercise: November 8
  • Loudoun County CodeFlu 08: November 8
  • Veteran’s Day: November 11
  • Exercise Vigilant Shield 09: November 12-18
  • Exercise Vigilant Guard: November 13-18
  • Exercise Autumn Fox 08: November 13
  • Virginia FluEx 08: November 20-21
  • JFHQ-NCR Table Top Exercise: November 24
  • Thanksgiving: November 27
  • Winter Preparedness Week: November 30-December 6
  • JFHQ-NCR Table Top Exercise: December 3
  • JFHQ-NCR Table Top Exercise: December 9
  • JFHQ-NCR Table Top Exercise: December 11
  • JFHQ-NCR Table Top Exercise: December 18
  • Christmas: December 25
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January-June 2009 Events

  • New Year’s Day: January 1
  • MLK Birthday: January 19
  • Presidential Inauguration: January 20
  • NCR Training and Exercise Planning Workshop (January / February TBD)
  • President’s Day: February 16
  • Naval District of Washington ATFP Exercise: February 23-27
  • Anniversary of World Trade Center Bombing: February 26
  • Anniversary of Madrid Train Bombing: March 11
  • Anniversary of Tokyo Subway Sarin Attack: March 20
  • Joint State Funeral Training: April 15-24
  • Anniversary of Virginia Tech Shooting: April 16
  • Anniversary of Waco Hostage Seize Ending/Murrah Building Bombing: April 19
  • Anniversary of Columbine High School Shooting: April 20
  • Northern Virginia Emergency Response System FSE: May 2 (T)
  • Command, Control and Communications Vehicle Rally: May 7
  • Memorial Day: May 25
  • Vigilant Accord: June
  • Eagle Horizon 2009: June 17
  • Ardent Sentry 09: June 18-24
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National Capital Region

Training and Exercise Consortium

Exercises and Special Events

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Medical Shelter Exercise

  • WHAT: Medical Needs Shelter Exercise
  • DATE / TIME: October 7, 2008 / 0800-1530
  • LOCATION: Gum SpringsCommunity Center 8100 Fordson Road, Alexandria, VA
  • PARTICIPANTS: Fairfax County Dept. of Family Services, Dept of Transportation, Office of the County Executive, Office of Emergency Management, Police-Animal Services Division, Sheriff’s Office, Fire/Rescue, Dept. of Community & Recreation Services, Health Dept, Public Schools and the American Red Cross.
  • PURPOSE: The purpose is exercise the Medical Needs Shelter Plan, the Medical Needs Population Evacuation Plan, the Medical Needs Registry, and the Animal Transportation and Evacuation Plan.
  • Milestones:
    • May 16 : IPC
    • July 17 : MPC
    • August 15 : MSEL Conf
    • Sept 23: FPC
    • Oct 7: EX
    • TBD : AAR

POC: Michael Guditus FFX OEM

W: 571-350-1011

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JFHQ-NCR Table Top Exercises

  • WHAT: Bi-Weekly Table Top Exercises
  • DATE / TIME: Below
  • PARTICIPANTS: JFHQ-NCR Commanding General and Staff, District of Washington Service Components
  • PURPOSE: Improve planning procedures and readiness
  • DATES (T):
    • 16 Oct 08/1300-1430 – Technical Rescue TTX (Bldg 39, CR22)
    • 24 Nov 08/1000-1130 – Inauguration Medical Support TTX
    • 03 Dec 08/1300-1430 – MDW Live Rehearsal – Rescue and Medical TTPs
    • 09 Dec 08/1300-1430 – USNC Senior Leader Seminar – with CBRNE TTX
    • 11 Dec 08/1300-1430 – Military Assistance for Civil Disturbances TTX
    • 18 Dec 08/1300-1430 – Inauguration DOD Support Rehearsal

POC: MAJ Gwon, J37

W: (202) 685-2681


Potomac River Spill Water Supply Partners’ Response Tabletop Exercise

  • WHAT:Potomac River Spill Water Supply Partners’ Response Tabletop Exercise
  • DATE / TIME:October 21
  • LOCATION:By invitation only
  • PARTICIPANTS:Potomac Drinking Water Source Protection Partnership, EPA Region 3, the U.S. Department of Transportation, regional water suppliers, emergency responders, and key Colonial Pipeline staff.
  • PURPOSE:These sessions address a potential oil spill in the Potomac River and will bring together local water suppliers and emergency responders to:
  • • Provide response plan training • Enhance coordination and communication between all responders
  • • Improve understanding of roles and responsibilities • Emergency restrictions and water supply
  • • Oil tracking and forecasting via simulation models or visual observation • Communications
  • • Oil containment measures and options for protecting water supply intakes • Media and public relations
  • • Water utilities potential operational changes at intakes and water treatment plants
  • • Allow participants to discuss steps to be taken now to better prepare for a future water system-specific emergency incident.
  • Milestones:
    • 09/16/08 : Training Session
    • 10/21/08 : Table Tope Exercise

POC: Mark L. Miller - Virginia Department of Environmental Quality


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Operation Hotwire FE

  • WHAT: FEMA Region III Operation Hotwire FE
  • DATE / TIME: October 23
  • PARTICIPANTS: FEMA Region III States, FEMA, DHS, DOE, Army Corp of Engineers
  • PURPOSE: Long-term management of a power outage
  • Milestones:
    • May 20 10:00 am: Initial Planning Conference
    • July 14 10:00 am: Mid Planning Conference
    • Sept 22 10:00 am: Final Planning Conference
    • Oct 23: Exercise
    • Dec 4: After Action Review Conference

POC: Don Amos


exercise capital shield 09
For Official Use Only (FOUO)Exercise Capital Shield 09

WHO: JFHQ-NCR, Components, DoD Partners and Interagency Partners

WHAT: NCR regional command post and field training exercise conducted at the operational and tactical levels using terrorism and natural disaster scenarios.

WHEN: 27-30 Oct 08

WHERE: NCR (Lorton, VA; Ft. McNair, DC, Ft. Myer, VA)

WHY: To enhance JFHQ-NCR ability to provide Defense Support to Civil Authorities through a multi-echelon, full scale interoperability exercise.


  • 26 Mar Concept Working Group
  • 11 Apr Initial Planning Conference
  • 24 Apr MSEL Development Conference
  • 20 May Exercise Planning Group Meeting
  • 30 Jun Mid-Planning Conference
  • TBD HSEEP Training
  • 12 Aug Exercise Planning Group/MSEL Development
  • 1 Oct MSEL Synchronization Conference
  • 15 Oct Final Planning Conference (Teleconference)(
  • 22 Oct FTX Site Visit Lorton YDC 0900-comp (FTX Participants only)
  • 20-24 Oct Staff Academics/Training Objectives Synchronization
  • 20-24 Oct Sim/Ex Control Cell Training
  • 27-30 Oct CS08 Exercise Execution
  • Nov After Action Review

POC: Mr. Cory Wright, J37

(202) 685-2914

2 Mar 07


NCR Bio-Notification Exercise

WHAT: NCR Bio-Notification Exercise

DATE / TIME: 28 October, 1500-2300 EST

LOCATION: Phone notification throughout the NCR


PURPOSE: Validate the effectiveness of the NCR Bio-Notification Concept of Operations (CONOPs)


Planning meeting the week of October 6th.

Maryland (MD)

Virginia (VA)

Washington DC (DC)

Office of National Region Coordination (NCRC)

DHS National Operations Center (NOC)

Dept of Defense Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA)

Andrews Air Force Base (Guardian)

Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

POC: AL Romanosky DHMS


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Collaborative Multiagency Exercise

WHAT: The Bethesda Hospitals’ Emergency Preparedness Partnership consisting of the National Naval Medical Center, Suburban Hospital Health Care System, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center and the National Library of Medicine will conduct a mass casualty exercise in concert with the Joint Forces Headquarters National Capital Region Capital Shield 09 on Thursday, 30 October 2008

DATE / TIME: October 30, 2008 1000-1400

LOCATION: Bethesda Naval Medical Center

PARTICIPANTS: National Naval Medical Center, Suburban Hospital Healthcare System, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, National Library of Medicine, National Naval Medical Center Fire Department, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, Service & Hazardous Response Team/Units, National Institutes of Health Fire Department & Hazardous Response Team/Units, Walter Reed Army Medical Center Fire Department, Fort Meade Fire and Emergency Services, Joint Forces Headquarters National Capital Region, District of Columbia National Guard, Air Force District Washington, Andrews Air Force Base

PURPOSE: The exercise is designed to test the medical readiness and response to a multi-casualty event with potential hazardous material exposure that occurs on the National Naval Medical Center compound. The exercise will also serve as a valuable training opportunity with the Joint Forces Headquarters National Capital Region in direct preparation for the 2009 Presidential Inauguration.

POC: __________

W: __________

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Virginia COMMEX


DATE / TIME: October/November (TBD)

LOCATION: Statewide


PURPOSE:Test Statewide WebEOC and communications path

POC: Hampton Hart

W: (804) 897-6500 x6593

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Arlington/Alexandria Dispensing Exercise

WHAT:Arlington and Alexandria CRI Drill

DATE / TIME: November 8

LOCATION:Various POD locations along the Alexandria/Arlington border

PARTICIPANTS:Arlington and Alexandria Health Departments

PURPOSE:To validate CRI medication distribution procedures and test cross border coordination between Arlington and Alexandria.

POC: Lucia Schmit

W: (703) 228-7936

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CodeFlu ‘08

  • WHAT: CodeFlu 08
  • DATE / TIME: November 8, 2008
  • LOCATION: Eagle Ridge Middle School, Ashburn, Va. (Staging Site)
  • Briar Woods High School, Ashburn, Va. (POD Site)
  • PARTICIPANTS: Loudoun County Health Department, Loudoun County Office of Emergency Management, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Loudoun County Department of General Services, Loudoun County Parks and Recreation
  • PURPOSE: Full Scale exercise testing the Flu Vaccine medical POD with a staging site as the main focus.
  • Milestones:
    • January 16, 2008 C&O Meeting
    • February 28, 2008 IPC
    • June 26, 2008 MPC
    • October 23, 2008 FPC
    • November 8, 2008 Exercise
    • November 20, 2008 After Action Conference

POC: Art Webb

W: 703-737-8287


exercise vigilant shield 09
Exercise: Vigilant Shield 09

EVENT: Vigilant Shield 09 (12-18 Nov 08)

DESCRIPTION:Vigilant Shield 09, a NORAD and USNORTHCOM exercise; primary focus will be HD, with a secondary focus on DSCA. Together with US and Canadian partners, exercise current contingency plans against state-sponsored military threat to the homeland, as well as employ multiple JTFs in a DSCA environment.

Linked Exercises:Joint Staff POSITIVE RESPONSE 09-1 and Vancouver 2010 Olympics prep BRONZE (Regional TTX)

PARTICIPANTS:Joint Staff, Canada Command, NGB, CANG, State of California.

Scenario:Northern tier, maritime approaches, BMD, SOF, cyber.



Nov 07


Sep 08

8-10 Jan 08

12-14 Feb 08


Feb 08


Jun 08

21-23 Oct 08

12-18 Nov 08




Oct 08

21 Nov




VS 08

Phase II



CT Acad







Offutt AFB




exercise vigilant guard region ix ca
Exercise: Vigilant Guard Region IX (CA)

Affected Fault Line

Los Angeles



Nov 08

21 Aug 08

11 Feb 08


May 08

24Oct 08





ROC Drills


EVENT: Vigilant Guard Region IX (CA) (13-18 Nov 08…TTX/Drills 24 Oct 08)

DESCRIPTION:Vigilant Guard (VG) Region IX, host State California, is a NG regional exercise (CPX) designed for California National Guard’s DSCA/CS exercise requirements. Its purpose is to enhance preparedness of JFHQ-CA & JTF-CA to perform DSCA/CS missions. The exercise will focus on: JFHQ-CA & JTF-CA processes & coordination with Federal, State & local responders. The CBRNE Consequence Management Response Force, regional partner States, the National Guard Bureau, and the State of California Office of Emergency Services. This is linked to Vigilant Shield 09 & California’s Golden Guardian exercise.



  • Scenario Details (CPX and FTX):
  • 13 Nov, Magnitude 7.8 EQ strikes for 90 seconds along 270 km section of the San Andreas Fault, CA
  • 13-15 Nov, multiple aftershocks
  • Casualties: 1700 dead; 48000 injured
  • 250,000+ displaced households
  • Widespread infrastructure damage & utilities outages
  • Multiple, HAZMAT releases 1500+ uncontrolled fires
      • DCO/E IX / 13-19 Nov / CA
  • FEMA IX / 13-14 Nov; 17-19 Nov / CA
  • State of California / 13-14 Nov; 17-19 Nov
  • CA National Guard / 13-16 Nov / CA
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Exercise Autumn Fox 08

  • WHAT:TTX on Consequence Management for Pentagon Incident
  • DATE / TIME: November 13, 2008
  • LOCATION: Pentagon
  • PARTICIPANTS:Washington Headquarters Services Defense Facilities Directorate, Pentagon Force Protection Agency, NCR Interagency Partners, JFHQ-NCR
  • PURPOSE:Address consequence management and recovery tasks associated with a large scale incident on the Pentagon Reservation.
  • Milestones:
    • 09/30: Initial Planning Conference
    • 10/31: Final Planning Conference

POC: Melissa Perotti

W: (703) 614-4532

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FluEx 08

  • WHAT:FluEx 08
  • DATE / TIME: November 20-21
  • LOCATION: Statewide (VA)
  • PARTICIPANTS: VDH, VA State Agencies, Hospitals
    • PURPOSE:FluEx ’08 will provide tri-sector (government, private and civic) representatives an opportunity to participate in a 2-day, multi-jurisdictional pandemic influenza exercise. The Functional exercise (FE) will be operations-based and involve key decision-making, coordination, process execution, recognition, situation assessment, and public awareness in a pandemic influenza.

POC: Steve Harrison

W: (804) 864-7033

For Official Use Only (FOUO)

2009 Command, Control &

Communications Vehicle Rally

WHAT: Command, Control & Communications Vehicle Rally

DATE / TIME: May 7, 2009 0700-1400

LOCATION: Fairfax County (TBD)

PARTICIPANTS: Federal, State, Local and Regional Authorities

PURPOSE:Bring together the communications vehicles and personnel to help further communications, coordination and interoperability.

POC: Jim Wadsworth


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Eagle Horizon 2009

  • WHAT: Eagle Horizon 2009
  • DATE / TIME: June 17, 2009
  • PARTICIPANTS: Federal Agencies
  • PURPOSE: Enable Federal D/As to validate and assess D/As continuity plans, procedures and policies; validate and test interagency continuity communications procedures and capabilities; and exercise continuity across the Federal Executive Branch.
  • Milestones:
    • 10/01 1300: Concept and Objectives Meeting
    • 10/29: Initial Planning Conference
    • 02/10/09: Mid Planning Conference
    • 04/08/08: Final Planning Conference
    • 07/15/09: After Action Conference

POC: David Webb

W: (202) 646-4303


ARDENT SENTRY 09 Scenario Review

ARDENT SENTRY 09 (18-24 June 2009) is designed to train N and NC in homeland security processes with an emphasis on Defense Support of Civil Authorities. Interaction with multiple states (IA, KS, MO, and NE for VIGILANT GUARD… biological events (National Planning Scenarios #13, Food Contamination and #14, Foreign Animal Disease); CO and WY for NUWAIX… FTX events at Tactical/First Responder level.

AS 09 is not linked to NATIONAL LEVEL EXERCISE 09 but is a National Exercise Program Tier III exercise

  • DSCA Elements
  • Heavy rains result in flooding along the Mississippi River
  • Domestic terrorist organization releases Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) at 4-H Expo
  • Anthrax in food supply as result of a disgruntled employee
  • Train Derailments in IA and KS result in chemical releases
  • NUWAIX Elements
  • Domestic terrorist organization attacks a Launch Facility in the F.E. Warren AFB missile field
  • Results in damage to one re-entry vehicle and thief of another
  • Initial Response Force and Response Task Force conduct response operations
  • Law enforcement agencies locate and neutralize terrorists off base, and recover missing re-entry vehicle within 8 hours (Note: This weapon has been removed from a DOD facility)
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National Capital Region

Training and Exercise Consortium

Seminars, Workshops

Meetings & Conferences

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Public Assistance Workshop

WHAT: Public Assistance Eligibility and Grants Management Workshop

DATE / TIME: Thursday, October 9, 2008 0900 - 1500

LOCATION: Loudoun County Fire – Rescue Training Center

Classroom #2

16600 Courage Court

Leesburg, Virginia 20175

PARTICIPANTS: Local governments should send staff that typically incur and submit disaster costs, as well as those who support the cost tracking and documentation process.

PURPOSE: FEMA's Public Assistance (PA) Eligibility and Grants Management Workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the PA program and process to include discussion of eligibility in the context of applicants, work, facilities and costs; development of project worksheets; and what resource support/references are available to assist applicants in gaining a better understanding of the program and associated policies. The class will also cover eligible sheltering costs for humans and pets.


POC: Rob Hiltner

W: 703-737-8706

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EPC Senior Leader Seminar

  • WHAT: NCR Emergency Preparedness Senior Leader Seminar 2008
  • DATE / TIME: October 21, 2008 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • LOCATION: MWCOG Board Room
  • PARTICIPANTS: NCR EPC, Elected Officials, Emergency Management Partners, Private Sector
  • PURPOSE:To provide an opportunity for National Capital Region (NCR) leaders involved in emergency planning and response to discuss their respective roles, responsibilities and interests in the context of a facilitated, scenario-based discussion of a regional public health disaster. The seminar will focus on high-level decision-making and policy development within a regional framework.
  • Milestones:
    • June 3: Planning Meeting
    • June 24: Planning Meeting
    • July 22: Planning Meeting
    • August 19: Planning Meeting
    • September 23: Planning Meeting

POC: Don Amos


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Arlington Community Facilitation Workshop

WHAT: Arlington County Critical Incident Community Facilitation Program

DATE / TIME: Fall 2008 TBD


PARTICIPANTS: Arlington County government and private business representatives.

PURPOSE:This two day event facilitated by Michigan State University will focus on building relationships between the public and private sector and creating a community wide emergency management culture. The first day (in April) will consist of a workshop which will be followed by a Tabletop Exercise in the Fall.

POC: Charlotte Franklin

W: (703) 228-0593

For Official Use Only (FOUO)Meetings

Monthly Synchronization Meetings

  • Nov 4, 10:30 am (COG)
  • Dec 2, 10:30 am (COG)
  • Jan 6, 10:30 am (COG)
  • Joint Federal Committee Meetings
  • Oct 8, 10:00 am (FEMA HQ)
  • Nov 12, 10:00 am
  • Dec 10, 10:00 am
j37 training conference and long range calendar update
For Official Use Only (FOUO)J37 Training Conference and Long Range Calendar Update

WHO: Selected JFHQ-NCR and Component Staff, Select IA reps

WHAT: JFHQ-NCR J37 led conference to review the Long Range Calendar and

Web Update

WHEN: Last Tuesday of every other month

WHERE: J3 Conference Room, Fort McNair

WHY: Share information and synchronize calendars and the web update

Meeting Dates/Times:

  • 28 Oct 08 1330-1500
  • 30 Dec 08 (T) 1330-1500
  • 24 Feb 09 1330-1500
  • 28 Apr 09 1330-1500
  • 30 Jun 09 1330-1500
  • 25 Aug 09 1330-1500

POC: Steve Schwandt, J37

(202) 685-2910

2 Feb 07

joint terrorism intelligence working group meeting
For Official Use Only (FOUO)Joint Terrorism Intelligence Working Group Meeting

WHO: MDW Subordinates, NDW, AFDW MCNRC, USCG-Washington Station,

and federal, state and District, police and protective services

WHAT: Working Group Meeting with Guest Speakers & Presentations

WHEN: Bi-monthly (Second Tuesday of each odd month) 1000-1200 Hrs

WHERE: JFHQ-NCR J3 Conference Room, Bldg 46, Fort McNair

WHY: To coordinate FPCON response and disseminate timely information and current situational awareness on AT/FP and Intelligence issues affecting the JFHQ-NCR JOA.

Future Meeting Dates*:

  • 11 Nov 08
  • 13 Jan 09

* Note: Call the day prior to confirm meeting status

POC: Josh Grimm

(202) 685-4093

19 Jan 07

joint federal committee
For Official Use Only (FOUO)Joint Federal Committee

PARTICIPANTS: All Federal Agencies’ Emergency Planners

WHAT: Monthly Event Synchronization and Project Updates

DATE / TIME: Monthly (Second Wednesday of each month) 1000-1200

LOCATION: TBD, Rotates Monthly

PURPOSE: To coordinate Federal Agencies’ Event Schedules and give Project Updates.

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Emergency Management Subcommittee

WHAT: JFC Emergency Management Subcommittee

DATE / TIME: Monthly, (Fourth Wednesday of each month) 1000-1200 noon

LOCATION: 800 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 (North Tower), FEMA ground floor conference room

PARTICIPANTS: Federal Department and Agency representative,

or their designee, with emergency management and/or protective services

workforce management responsibilities.

PURPOSE: To coordinate and facilitate the sharing of workforce planning

information and best practices among Federal Departments and Agencies in the


POC: Cheri Roe

W: 202-212-1517

ncr cip rpwg
For Official Use Only (FOUO)NCR CIP RPWG

WHAT: National Capital Region Critical Infrastructure Regional Program Working Group

DATE / TIME: As needed by invite only


PARTICIPANTS: NCR CIP RPWG members (public and private sector)

CHAIR: Mike McAllister

MWCOG POC: Jim Shell

ETOP LIAISON: Aldo M. Davila

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RESF-8 Health, Mental Health & Medical Services/Medical RPWG

WHAT:RESF-8 Health, Mental Health & Medical Services

DATE / TIME: Monthly (4th Wednesday of each month) 1:00 p.m.


PARTICIPANTS: Health Officials

ETOP LIAISON: Lauren Ohl-Trlica

POC: Lauren Ohl-Tilica


resf 12 energy
For Official Use Only (FOUO)RESF-12 Energy

WHAT: Regional Emergency Support Function - 12 Energy

DATE / TIME: Monthly (Third Thursday of each month) 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., as needed by invite only


PARTICIPANTS: R-ESF 12 members (public and private sector)

CHAIR: James Gorby

MWCOG POC: George L. Nichols

ETOP LIAISON: Aldo M. Davila

resf 15 external affairs
For Official Use Only (FOUO)RESF-15 External Affairs

WHAT: RESF-15 External Affairs

DATE / TIME: Monthly (Third Thursday of each month) 2-4 p.m.


PARTICIPANTS: R-ESF 15 members (public and private sector public information officers and communication directors)

CHAIR: Merni Fitzgerald


resf 16 donation volunteer management
For Official Use Only (FOUO)RESF-16 Donation & VolunteerManagement

WHAT: RESF-16 Donation & Volunteer Management

DATE / TIME: Monthly (Fourth Monday of each month) 2-4 p.m.


PARTICIPANTS: Non-Profit Round Table

CHAIR: Mary Foley


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National Capital Region

Training and Exercise Consortium


ncr nims training
For Official Use Only (FOUO)NCR NIMS Training

Manassas Park

ICS-300/400: October 6, 14, 20 & 27

Montgomery County

ICS-300/400: October 11, 18, November 8 & 15

Loudoun County

ICS-300/400: November 15, 16, 22 & 23; 17-20

Fairfax County

ICS-300/400: November 10, 12, 18 & 19

ncr webeoc training
For Official Use Only (FOUO)NCR WebEOC Training

WebEOC User: October 8; November 12, 13, 18; December 2, 11

WebEOC Refresher: October 15, 21, 22; November 19, 27; December 9

WebEOC Administrator: October 14

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Training Opportunities: DC HSEMA Courses

WHO: NCR Personnel

WHAT: No Cost Training Opportunity

WHEN: Refer to following website:

WHERE: Refer to following website:

Courses Offered

POC: Ms. Leslie Harrison, DC HSEMA


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Training Opportunities: MEMA Courses

  • WHO: NCR Personnel
  • WHAT: No Cost Training Opportunity
  • WHEN: Refer to following website:
  • WHERE: Refer to following website:
  • Courses Offered :
    • ICS 300/400, October 20-23, Baltimore
    • NEW: EOC Management and Operations, October 20-21, Gaithersburg
    • Preparedness and Response to Agricultural Terrorism, October 21-23, Bethesda
    • NEW:Senior Officials Workshop for WMD/Terrorism Incident Preparedness, November 3, Cheltenham
    • Computer Aided Management of Emergency Operations (CAMEO) Train-the-Trainer, December 16-18, Bethesda

POC: Erin Valentine

W: 410-517-3648


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Training Opportunities: VDEM Courses

  • WHO: NCR Personnel
  • WHAT: No Cost Training Opportunity
  • WHEN: Refer to following website:
  • WHERE: Refer to following website:
  • Courses Offered:
    • Campus Preparedness Planning Workshop: October 14 (Richmond)
    • Exercises and Training Adjunct Instructor Workshop: October 15 (Richmond)
    • ICS-300 Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS):October 20-21 (Winchester); December 9-10 (Frederick County)
    • Coordinator’s Briefings: October 30 (Blacksburg); November 5 (Hampton); 19 (Staunton)
    • Emergency Operations Center Management and Operation: November 12-14 (Henrico County); March 24-26, 2009 (Fairfax County)
    • WebEOC Training for Localities: November 13 (Culpeper); December 4 (Richmond)
    • Rapid Assessment Workshop: November 14 (Henrico County; January 15, 2009 (Culpeper);March 26, 2009 (Fairfax County)
    • Incident Command System / Emergency Operations Center Interface: November 18 (Henrico County); January 21, 2009 (Fairfax County); February 11, 2009 (Warren County)

POC: Mr. Aldo Davila, VDEM

W: (703) 986-9983

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Training Opportunities: VDEM Courses

  • WHO: NCR Personnel
  • WHAT: No Cost Training Opportunity
  • WHEN: Refer to following website:
  • WHERE: Refer to following website:
  • Courses Offered:
    • Recovery from Disaster: The Local Government Role : November 20-21 (Henrico County); March 10-11, 2009 (Richmond)
    • Incident Command System Train-the-Trainer Workshop: December 2-3 (Charlottesville)
    • HSEEP Mobile Course: December 8-10 (Fairfax County)
    • Training and Exercise Planning Workshop: January 2009 – TBD (Richmond)
    • Mass Fatalities Incident Response: January 27-28, 2009 (Richmond)
    • Basic Public Information Officer: March 4-6, 2009 (Fairfax County)
    • ICS-400 Advanced ICS: March 17-18, 2009 (Frederick County); April 28-29, 2009 (Richmond); June 25-26, 2009 (Chesterfield County)
    • Principles of Emergency Management: April 21-23, 2009 (Richmond)
    • Mitigation Planning Workshop for Local Governments: June 2-3, 2009 (Fairfax County); September 15-17, 2009 (Richmond)

POC: Mr. Aldo Davila, VDEM

W: (703) 986-9983

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WMD Complexities - Responder

POC: Beverly Tolbert


ncr esf 6 disaster kitchen training
NCR ESF-6 Disaster Kitchen Training
  • WHAT: NCR ESF-6 Disaster Kitchen Training
  • DATE / TIME: October 18-19
  • LOCATION: Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church
  • PARTICIPANTS: Personnel involved in providing disaster feeding and food related services
  • PURPOSE: To build human resource capacity for emergency response for feeding and food services
  • Courses to be offered include:
    • Disaster Kitchen Training
    • Mass Care II (Advanced Mass Care)
    • ERV: Mobile Feeding Workshop
    • Serving People w/Disabilities Following a Disaster

For more information visit:

POC: Questions - Willie Clark: Registration: Ken Briggs:

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Active Shooter Train the Trainer

WHAT: Active Shooter Training (2-day Train the Trainer)

DATE / TIME: Fall 2008 (Oct 16,17 / Oct 23,24 / Nov 6,7 / Nov 13,14). All training days are 0800-1700 hrs.

LOCATION: Montgomery County Police Training Academy (9710 Great Seneca Hwy, Rockville, Md. 20850)

PARTICIPANTS: NCR local L.E. agencies

PURPOSE: This two-day training event is designed to provide L.E. trainers with ideas, information, and skills to utilize in training officers from their jurisdictions in tactical response to active shooters. (5) two-day training sessions will be offered on the dates listed above.

POC: Lt. Phil Raum (Mont. Co. PD)

W: 240-876-2206


Supply Unit, Ordering Manager, and Receiving/Distribution Manager Class

WHAT: Supply Unit, Ordering Manager, and Receiving/Distribution Manager Class

DATE / TIME: October 21-23

LOCATION: McLean, VA- hosted by NCR-IMT


PURPOSE: The class will follow the NWCG curriculum for S-356, J-252, and J-253. We have required the contractors to include all-hazards examples and exercises in the program. Space is limited.

NCR-IMT anticipates conducting a Facilities Unit Leader (including Base/Camp Manager) and Ground support Unit Leader class in November  and a Logistics Section Chief class in December

POC: Joel Hendelman



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Hospital Security Preparedness Training

WHAT: Hospital Security Preparedness Training

DATE / TIME: Nov 3-6; Dec 1-4

LOCATION: Washington Hospital Center

PARTICIPANTS: Hospital Protective Services

OVERVIEW: HSP is a unique course for Hospital Protective Services. This four-day immersion course uses hands-on training, live drills and classroom instruction from instructors who have extensive security and counterterrorism experience.

PURPOSE:Learn how to effectively handle all threats pertaining to the Hospital Security Officer, from routine situations to mass casualty incidents and terrorist attacks against the facility.

POC: Ricardo Tappan

W: (202) 877-4468

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Emergency Medical Services Operations

and Planning for WMD Events

POC: Beverly Tolbert


ncr esf 6 leadership training conference
NCR ESF-6 Leadership Training Conference
  • WHAT: NCR ESF-6 Leadership Training Conference
  • DATE / TIME: November 13-16
  • LOCATION: Red Cross National Headquarters – Washington, DC
  • PARTICIPANTS: Personnel involved in providing disaster related services in Mass Care, Human Services, Volunteer Management, Disaster Health and Disaster Mental Health, including participants involved in ESF-6, 8, 11, 14 & 16 within and across NCR Jurisdictions
  • PURPOSE: To build human resource capacity for emergency response for ESF-6, 8, 11, 14 and 16 partners.
  • Courses to be offered include:
    • Collaborating to Ensure Effective Service Delivery Fundamentals of Disaster Assessment
    • "Pre-Act Leaders" -- LSS -- for faith-based leaders Critical Incident Stress Management - Crisislink
    • Prepare 2 Care" – faith community members in disaster relief Fundamentals of Disaster Operations Management
    • Caring for Pets During Disasters Shelter Operations
    • Preparing Families & Communities for Pets In Disaster – HSUS Disaster Kitchen Supervision
    • Foundations of Disaster Mental Health Health Response Workshop
    • Serving People With Disabilities Working With Total Diversity
    • Disaster Mental Health: An Overview Psychological First Aid
    • Financial & Statistical Information Management Client Assistance System (CAS) Workshop
    • Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command Liaison Emergency Support Function #6 Workshop
    • Mass Care II (Advanced Mass Care) Mass Casualty Disasters
    • Supervision In Disaster Hold The Fort
    • Service Delivery Site Management Staff Services Workshop
    • Weapons of Mass Destruction/Terrorism: An Overview Client Assistance System (CAS) Workshop
    • Disaster Fundraising: Preparing and Responding Life Safety and Asset Protection (LSAP) Works
    • In-Kind Donations Workshop Disaster Instructor Specialty Training
    • Disaster Public Affairs: The Local Response Disaster Public Affairs: The National Response

For more information visit:

POC: Questions - Willie Clark: Registration: Ken Briggs:

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Training Opportunities: American Red Cross - NCA Courses

  • WHO: Public
  • WHAT: No Cost Training Opportunities
  • WHEN: Refer to following website:
  • WHERE: Refer to following website:
  • Courses Offered:
    • DAT Training Camp
    • Fulfilling Our Mission: Translating Compassion into Action
    • Community Services Overview
    • Shelter Operations
    • Disaster Mental Health Overview
    • Fundamentals of Disaster Assessment
    • Logistics Overview
    • Public Affairs in Disaster
    • Collaborating to Ensure Effective Service Delivery
    • Psychological First Aid
    • Serving People w/Disabilities Following a Disaster
    • Mass Casualty Disasters
    • Weapons of Mass Destruction/Terrorism: An Overview
independent study courses
For Official Use Only (FOUO)Independent Study Courses
  • FEMA’s Independent Study Program offers courses that support the nine mission areas identified by the National Preparedness Goal: Incident Management, Operational Planning, Disaster Logistics, Emergency Communications, Service to Disaster Victims, Public Disaster Communications, Integrated Preparedness, and Hazard Mitigation
    • Go to
    • Enrollment: Official enrollment in the courses is limited to United States (US) residents with a US deliverable postal address including APO and FPO addresses.
  • Sample Courses.
    • IS-100a Introduction to Incident Command System, I-100 (Information located on website). Go to
    • IS-200a ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, I-200 (Information located on website). Go to:
    • IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction. Go to:
    • IS-800B National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction. Go to:
    • ESF 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13 Specific Courses
etop update
For Official Use Only (FOUO)ETOP Update

Current ETOP Projects:

  • New Chair
  • Project Funding
  • EPC Senior Leader Seminar 2008
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  • WHAT: Name of the event
  • DATE / TIME: Date(s) and time for the event
  • LOCATION: Where the event will be conducted
  • PARTICIPANTS: List the event participants
  • PURPOSE: Why is this event being conducted
  • Milestones:
    • Date/Time: Milestone event (eg, IPC, MPC, MSEL Conf, AAR, etc…)

POC: __________

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points of contact
For Official Use Only (FOUO)Points of Contact
  • Mr. Don Amos, VDEM: (571) 221-3583,
  • Ms. Christina Crue, MEMA: (410) 517-3623,
  • Mr. Aldo Davila, VDEM: (703) 986-9983,
  • Mr. Joey Henderson, FEMA-ONCRC: (202) 646-3852,
  • Mr. Dann Pickens, JFHQ-NCR: (202) 685-2898,
  • Ms. Jamie Quarrelles, DCHSEMA: (202) 481-3078,
  • ETOP Website:
next meeting
For Official Use Only (FOUO)Next Meeting

Date: November 4, 2008

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Location: MWCOG Board Room

777 North Capital St, NE

Washington, D.C.