Medical Airmen train for toxic agents with Homeland Security

The Center for Domestic Preparedness' cutting-edge training incorporates the nation's only toxic chemical agent training facility for civilian responders. Using nerve agents GB and VX, the facility located in Anniston, Ala., offers a one-of-a-kind training opportunity. The CDP provides emergency responders with the confidence and competence to face almost any disaster or hazardous event, understanding that their equipment and abilities are up to task. CDP training focuses on incident management, mass casualty response, and emergency response to a catastrophic natural disaster or terrorist act. CDP training for state, local, and tribal responders is fully funded by FEMA, a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Round-trip air and ground transportation, lodging, and meals are provided at no cost to responders or their agency. To learn more about the Center for Domestic Preparedness, visit or call 866-213-9553. (CDP/FEMA courtesy photo by Shannon Arledge/Released)

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