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Communications Exercises: An exercise that should be a standalone activity

Posted by Gary Schlotthauer on February 7, 2018

“No matter how good a communication system is, it can, and will, fail at some point.” – David Goldschmitt , MD. 

In 2001 -2002, while assigned to the 557th Military Police Company in the Republic of South Korea like other Military Police organizations and other units we conducted exercises to test our Standard Operating Procedures and reinforce collective and individual skills. For Military Police units, this included Law Enforcement Operations outside the concrete that makes up a city. 

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Topics: Communications equipment, communications interoperability, Law enforcement operations, Incident Command System, Standard Operating Procedures

Communications Interoperability: Lessons to be learned from the Fort McMurray Wildfire

Posted by Paul Calderwood on July 25, 2017

In the first part of this article, I talked about the Alberta First Responder Radio Communications System (AFRRCS) and lessons learned from the Fort McMurray wildfire. This week, I will talk about other important communications issues raised in the KPMG report.

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Topics: communications interoperability, emergency, radio patch, radio frequency

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