MONTGOMERY, AL (08/01/2016)(readMedia)-- Alabama National Guard Hosting A Defense Support of Civil Authorities Integration Meeting With Title-10 Active Duty Partners
Montgomery, Alabama – The Alabama National Guard will host the fourth annual Alabama National Guard/Title-10 Active Duty Defense Support of Civil Authorities Integration meeting August 3 and 4, 2016 at the Alabama National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters, 1720 Congressman Dickinson Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36109.
The purpose of this meeting is for the Alabama National Guard and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency to meet with their potential Title-10 Active Duty and U.S. Coast Guard Defense Support of Civil Authorities partners to discuss how everyone would operate together and support each other in a complex disaster scenario. The Alabama National Guard Director of the Joint Staff, Brig. Gen. James E. Porter, is the host for the event.
The Alabama National Guard invited Active Duty military installations that reside in Alabama, FEMA Region IV Defense Coordinating Officer, Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers assigned to Alabama, designated Title-10 Deputy Dual Status Commander from NORTHCOM and others to attend. The two day meeting will consist of informational briefings and a table top exercise with discussions on an Alabama National Guard and Title-10 Active Duty response to a major hurricane strike in Alabama.
Note for the Media: If you are interested in visiting the Alabama National Guard during this event or for a portion of the event to learn more about how we support the citizens of Alabama during a disaster response, please RSVP to AL NG PAO, Lt. Col. Shannon Hancock at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (334) 306-4559 by 3:00pm on August 3, 2016. Since this is a military facility you will need to RSVP and present a government issued form of identification and your media credentials to be admitted in the front gate.