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GovGuam and Military to continue joint preparation with Ballistic Missile Defense Exercise

GHS/OCD Public Information Office: (671) 478-0208
JRM Public Affairs Office: (671) 349-4055

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense, Joint Region Marianas, U.S. Naval Base Guam, Andersen Air Force Base, and other local and federal strategic partners will participate in a Ballistic Missile Nuclear Detonation Command Post Exercise on April 24.

The exercise is one part of a concerted and ongoing One Guam effort between JRM and GHS/OCD and federal and local partners to increase readiness and cooperation in the event of crisis.

GHS/OCD Promotes Financial Preparedness & National Financial Capability Month

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) encourage the island to take action to improve their financial futures by participating in National Financial Capability Month, throughout April. Over the month of April, the Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC), along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Department of Treasury will focus on financial preparedness.
 

The Great Guam Shake Out

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:18 a.m. on October 18* during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills!

Guamanians can join them today by registering for the 2018 Great Guam ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel. For more information visit https://www.shakeout.org/guam/.
 

AWR-140


UPDATED: GHS/OCD Host Introduction to Radiological/Nuclear WMD Operations Training and Train-the-Trainer Course

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in coordination with the Counterterrorism Operations Support (CTOS) – Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training, will host multiple opportunities for the “Introduction to Radiological/Nuclear Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Operations” AWR-140 course at the University of Guam, School of Business & Public Administration Bldg., Room 129. The 4-hour course is offered multiple times:

GHS/OCD Host Managing Critical Incidents for Higher Education Institutions Training

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in coordination with the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), will host the Managing Critical Incidents for Higher Education Institutions (MGT-361) training from April 25-27, 2018, between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the GHS/OCD facility, Agana Heights.

PER-347

UPDATED: GHS/OCD Host Personal Protective Equipment - Mission Specific Competencies Training


The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in coordination with the Counterterrorism Operations Support (CTOS) – Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training, will host the “Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Mission Specific Competencies” PER-347 course on Thursday, April 12, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at the GHS/OCD facility in Agana Heights.

 

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UPDATED: GHS/OCD Host Introduction to IND Effects Training


The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in coordination with the Counterterrorism Operations Support (CTOS) – Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training, will host the “Introduction to Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) Effects and Response Strategies” PER-307 course on Wednesday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Sheraton Laguna Resort.

AWR-140


UPDATED: GHS/OCD Host Introduction to Radiological/Nuclear WMD Operations Training and Train-the-Trainer Course

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in coordination with the Counterterrorism Operations Support (CTOS) – Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training, will host multiple opportunities for the “Introduction to Radiological/Nuclear Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Operations” AWR-140 course at the University of Guam, School of Business & Public Administration Bldg., Room 129. The 4-hour course is offered multiple times: