UM Coach: Bomb Sniffing Dogs, Spotters on Roofs Before Explosions

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TweetYumUniversity of Mobile’s Cross Country Coach, who was near the finish line of the Boston Marathon when a series of explosions went off, said he thought it was odd there were bomb sniffing dogs at the start and finish lines.   “They kept making announcements to the participants do not worry, it’s just a training […]

Boston Bombing: Patriot’s Day

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TweetYumSome have described this as the biggest day of the year for Boston. Three people are dead and 130 are injured so far. The first explosion happened near the finish-line of the annual Boston Marathon, on Boylston Street. A runner is struck near the knees by fragments of the first explosive and immediately falls down […]

Real life shooting imitates training exercise at medical school in Colorado

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TweetYum(DENVER POST)   The tragedy that played out in an Aurora movie theater Friday was ironically paralleled as a classroom learning experience in a medical school in Parker the same day. Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine is in the middle of holding specialized classes in disaster life support for 150 second-year medical students. Along […]

NORAD to conduct exercise flights in various locations across U.S.

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TweetYumShareThis NORAD to conduct exercise flights in various locations across U.S. 18 Apr 2012 The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will conduct exercise flights today in various locations across the U.S. as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights are planned for Florida, northern Minnesota, southwestern New Mexico and off the coast of […]

Military honing urban battle skills during exercise in Chicago

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TweetYumShareThis Military honing urban battle skills during exercise in Chicago –City officials: Exercises are designed to improve military’s ability to operate in urban environments; exercises are conducted by military personnel in various US cities 16 Apr 2012 Workers in Chicago’s Loop business district were distracted from their work as Blackhawk helicopters rattled windows as they […]