• CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. - U.S. Army North Soldiers and Civilians arrive at the Indianapolis International Airport July 12 and prepare to deploy to Camp Atterbury, Ind., to provide defense support in an exercise scenario based on the unthinkable - a 10-kiloton nuclear weapon exploding in a major U.S. city. Approximately 92 personnel from Joint Task Force - 51, Army North, based at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, augmented by disaster response personnel from the Army Reserve, Army National Guard, Air Force, Navy, Marines and others, set up a tactical operations center and began orchestrating a military support operation involving an initial 2,200 personnel from around the United States. The force structure is projected to grow to 3,300 personnel by the end of the two-week exercise.

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    CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. - U.S. Army North Soldiers and Civilians arrive at the Indianapolis International Airport July 12 and prepare to deploy to Camp Atterbury, Ind., to provide defense support in an exercise scenario based on the unthinkable - a...

  • CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. - Joint Task Force - 51 personnel brief Maj. Gen. John Basilica, commanding general, JTF-51, Army North, on the status of operations July 13 during Vibrant Response 10.2, a national terrorism exercise involving more than 3,000 disaster response personnel from across the United States. The two-week exercise, based on a scenario in which a nuclear weapon detonates in Indianapolis, Ind., tested the task force's ability to respond in support of mission requirements requested from civilian partner agencies. TF-51 provides command and control of disparate military forces conducting simultaneous lifesaving and life-sustaining missions in a four-county region.

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    CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. - Joint Task Force - 51 personnel brief Maj. Gen. John Basilica, commanding general, JTF-51, Army North, on the status of operations July 13 during Vibrant Response 10.2, a national terrorism exercise involving more than 3,000...

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CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. - U.S. Army North Soldiers and Civilians arrive at the Indianapolis International Airport July 12 and prepare to deploy to Camp Atterbury, Ind., to provide defense support in an exercise scenario based on the unthinkable - a 10-kiloton nuclear weapon exploding in a major U.S. city. Approximately 92 personnel from Joint Task Force - 51, Army North, based at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, augmented by disaster response personnel from the Army Reserve, Army National Guard, Air Force, Navy, Marines and others, set up a tactical operations center and began orchestrating a military support operation involving an initial 2,200 personnel from around the United States. The force structure is projected to grow to 3,300 personnel by the end of the two-week exercise.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson, Army North PAO)

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CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. - Joint Task Force - 51 personnel brief Maj. Gen. John Basilica, commanding general, JTF-51, Army North, on the status of operations July 13 during Vibrant Response 10.2, a national terrorism exercise involving more than 3,000 disaster response personnel from across the United States. The two-week exercise, based on a scenario in which a nuclear weapon detonates in Indianapolis, Ind., tested the task force's ability to respond in support of mission requirements requested from civilian partner agencies. TF-51 provides command and control of disparate military forces conducting simultaneous lifesaving and life-sustaining missions in a four-county region.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson, Army North PAO)

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