Florida Hosts Exercise for Emergency Officials

by Tallahassee Democrat


STARKE - Florida has hosted a five-day national hurricane exercise to test the ability of state, local, federal and private emergency responders to communicate with each other.

Operation Radar II ended Friday at the Florida National Guard's Camp Blanding Joint Training Center near Starke in north Florida.

About 500 participants from across the nation were on hand. The exercise scenario was a double dose of hurricanes withing 10 days - one striking Florida's east coast and the other the Gulf Coast

[DSI was the contractor for Operation Radar II]

Gloria Perryman