Images: FA-HUM Exercise in El Salvador - as real as it gets [Image 1 of 16]
Photo by Lt. Col. Carol McClelland
the El Salvador Fire Department arrives on scene during a FA-HUM field training exercise May 12. The scenario involved a school bus colliding with a van that carried hazardous materials on the busy Pan American Highway. FA-HUM, a disaster preparedness and humanitarian two-week exercise takes place in El Salvador from May 5-16. The U.S. Southern Command-sponsored exercise includes command post and field exercises for not only El Salvador but about a dozen other countries from Central, North and South America. Army South is the executive agent.