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    Tennessee National Guard Earthquake Exercise a Success

    NASHVILLE, TN, UNITED STATES

    07.08.2014

    Video by Niki Gentry 

    Tennessee National Guard Joint Public Affairs Office

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Soldiers, Airmen and civilian emergency response personnel throughout the state concluded the TNCAT14 Exercise on June 20, simulating the Tennessee Military Department's response to a catastrophic earthquake along the New Madrid Fault.

    On 16 June, a simulated 7.7 magnitude earthquake scenario was declared, setting into action requests for military support requests from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA,) as local authorities in areas across the seismic zone began to test the capabilities of the Military Department. Soldiers and Airman of the Tennessee National Guard and Tennessee State Guard rapidly began to meet the challenges, providing numerous levels of assistance in simulated impacted areas from west to east Tennessee conducting numerous support missions.

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    VIDEO INFO

    Date Taken: 07.08.2014
    Date Posted: 07.08.2014 13:00
    Category: Newscasts
    Video ID: 348434
    VIRIN: 070815-Z-NY744-001
    Filename: DOD_101791115
    Length: 00:01:41
    Location: NASHVILLE, TN, US 

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