Fort Story, Little Creek conduct Joint Expeditionary Base anti-terrorism exercise

By U.S. ArmyJuly 15, 2009

Firefighter Phil Stewart and Lt. Eric Watson, both of the Fort Story Fire Department, place simulation role player Timothy Bedford, 10, on a backboard during an anti-terrorism mass casualty exercise conducted by Story and Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek July 8 at Chapel Field on Story. The event is the first-ever joint base exercise between the two military communities. Bedford is a member of Tidewater Council Boy Scout Troop 996 from which 17 members of the troop participated in the exercise simulating victims. Each Boy Scout earned credit for an Emergency Preparedness Badge toward advancing to Eagle Scout for participation in the event.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Firefighter Phil Stewart and Lt. Eric Watson, both of the Fort Story Fire Department, place simulation role player Timothy Bedford, 10, on a backboard during an anti-terrorism mass casualty exercise conducted by Story and Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek July 8 at Chapel Field on Story. The event is the first-ever joint base exercise between the two military communities. Bedford is a member of Tidewater Council Boy Scout Troop 996 from which 17 members of the troop participated in the exercise simulating victims. Each Boy Scout earned credit for an Emergency Preparedness Badge toward advancing to Eagle Scout for participation in the event. (Photo Credit: Cameron Pruitt, Fort Eustis Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Boy Scout Timothy Bedford, 10, of Tidewater Council Boy Scout Troop 996 is evaluated for simulated injuries by Fort Story Fire Department firefighters during a Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek - Fort Story joint base mass casualty exercise July 8 at Chapel Field on Story.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Boy Scout Timothy Bedford, 10, of Tidewater Council Boy Scout Troop 996 is evaluated for simulated injuries by Fort Story Fire Department firefighters during a Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek - Fort Story joint base mass casualty exercise July 8 at Chapel Field on Story. (Photo Credit: Cameron Pruitt, Fort Eustis Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
A car used to simulate a terrorist attack with a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device burns on Story's Chapel Field. Fire and Emergency Services, Emergency Management and installation law enforcement participated in the mass casualty exercise. This year's event is the first time the two military installations have conducted the exercise as a joint base effort.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A car used to simulate a terrorist attack with a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device burns on Story's Chapel Field. Fire and Emergency Services, Emergency Management and installation law enforcement participated in the mass casualty exercise. This year's event is the first time the two military installations have conducted the exercise as a joint base effort. (Photo Credit: Cameron Pruitt, Fort Eustis Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of Troop 996 provide statements and descriptions of the attack "suspects" to NAB Little Creek security personnel in front of the Fort Story Chapel.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of Troop 996 provide statements and descriptions of the attack "suspects" to NAB Little Creek security personnel in front of the Fort Story Chapel. (Photo Credit: Lyna Tucker, Fort Eustis Wheel Photojournalist) VIEW ORIGINAL