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Delaware National Guard Participates in State-wide Disaster Exercise

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NEW CASTLE, Del.- The Delaware National Guard is participating in a state-wide disaster response exercise starting Tuesday.

The exercise, Operation Highball, is an all-hazards event taking place July 9-12.

The purpose of the operation is to work on the coordination between civilian, state, regional and federal partners.

Operation Highball will prepare the Delaware National Guard units to fulfill state emergency response gaps during a disaster.

More than 300 personnel participating from 24 different civilian, state, and federal agencies including those from Pennsylvania and Virginia will be attending.

The operation is focused on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training focus.

 

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