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Anti-terrorism exercise held on Camp Pendleton

 

Last updated 6/28/2007 at Noon



Marines, sailors and civilians combined efforts and training June 20 at Camp Pendleton while executing an exercise designed to improve the delivery of emergency services in response to a chemical, biological or nuclear incident on base. In this particular incident, a tanker truck containing a simulated load of chlorine gas was attacked by terrorists.

The base’s Incident Response Team participated in the drill, “VICTOR WEST ’07.” The anti-terrorism and force protection test was specifically designed to evaluate plans and procedures in case of a terrorist attack.

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