Exercise Kontra I Piligru 2013 Kicks Off TUESDAY

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Guam – The Guam National Guard’s 94th Civil Support Team-Weapons of Mass Destruction will be conducting an exercise tomorrow, Tuesday through Wednesday morning, with multiple local and federal first responders at different locations.
Exercise Kontra I Piligru is a two-day training event consisting of chemical, biological and radiological training scenarios, which will also test inter-agency response capabilities.

Local and federal first responders along with Guard CST units will be operating in and around the following areas over the next two days: Guam National Guard Headquarters in Barrigada; Guam Homeland Security/Civil Defense in Agana Heights; Hilton Guam Resort in Tumon; Guam Memorial Hospital; Southern High School; Father Duenas High School in Mangilao; Navy Hospital Guam; and Nimitz Golf Course in Barrigada.

The public is advised to drive cautiously when they see emergency response vehicles on the road traveling in and out of these areas during the duration of this exercise.