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Weapons of Mass Destruction Training in Marion County

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:28 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Samantha Smith/Dr. Bob Leonard

Local first responders, Marion County Emergency Mangagement and members of the 71st Support Group of the National Guard from Des Moines have gathered in Knoxville yesterday for a training exercise. The three day training began in Knoxville and will continue in Pella today and at Cordova Park next Wednesday. Attendees are being taught how to deal with weapons of mass destruction and terrorism. The program is being led by the Civil Support Readiness group out of San Antonio, Texas.