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Disaster management experts gather in Bangladesh for 3rd annual 'Pacific Resilience'

Lt. Col. John Tulifua, a logistics officer, with the U.S. Army Pacific, Contingency Command Post, discusses issues with the airports and military airfields with squadron leader Azizul Hassan Tanvir of the Bangladesh air force during the tabletop exercise portion of the 3rd annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange, Sept. 18. The goal of the four-day exercise is to bring together both civilian and military professionals and improve interoperability and response planning in the wake of a potential catastrophic earthquake event.



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This work, Disaster management experts gather in Bangladesh for 3rd annual 'Pacific Resilience' [Image 9 of 9], by SSG Richard Colletta, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.18.2012

Date Posted:09.26.2012 01:28

Photo ID:672060

VIRIN:120918-A-XN199-003

Resolution:1931x1297

Size:497.8 KB

Location:DHAKA, BDGlobe

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