Army Reserve Soldiers sharpen disaster response skills
180412-A-BQ341-249.JPG Photo By: Sgt. 1st Class Brent Powell

MUSCATAUCK URBAN TRAINING CENTER, Ind. - Army Reserve Maj. Gen. A. C. Roper (center rear), commanding general, 76th Operational Response Command, and commander of Task Force 76 listens to a medical evaluation briefing by Army Reserve Col. Ward Brown, a cardiologist and Emergency Room physician and field surgeon assigned to the 409th Area Support Medical Company, Task Force 76 during decontamination operations at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, April 12, as part of exercise Vibrant Response 18. More than 1000 Army Reserve Soldiers from Task Force 76, 76th Operational Response Command, are currently participating in exercise Vibrant Response 18 at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. The 10-day annual exercise is designed to train the task force units which include chemical, medical, military police and engineers, to react to and provide support to state and local authorities in the event of a National disaster requiring federal response. The exercise includes a command post exercise, as well as security operations, search and rescue, decontamination and medical treatment of injured personnel. (Official U.S. Army Reserve photos by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)


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