U.S. Soldiers and Airmen assigned to the Missouri National Guard's Homeland Response Force (HRF) conduct an evaluation exercise during March 2015 at Camp Gruber in Braggs, Okla. The guardsmen were evaluated on their ability to respond to a large scale natural disaster or terrorist attack. HRFs are validated every three years.
The Missouri Guard HRF covers Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) region VII. Includes sound bites from Col. Sharon Martin, Commander, Mo. HRF; Capt. Todd Marino, Officer in Charge, Search & Extraction Element, Mo. HRF; 1st Lt. Jamed Winfield, Officer in Charge, Decontamination Element, Mo. HRF; Maj. Kim Smith, Officer in Charge, Medical Element, Mo. HRF; 2nd Lt. Ryan McGuire, Officer in Charge, Security Element, Mo. HRF and Lt. Col. Dennis Arroyo, Medical Element, Mo. HRF.
Missouri National Guard video by USAF Tech. Sgt. Michael Crane Video edited by USA Patriotism!