• National Guard hosts hazmat training in Marquette

    9 days ago - By Wood TV

    MARQUETTE, Mich. - The Michigan National Guard held a hazardous material training exercise Wednesday afternoon at the old Marquette General Hospital.
    Among the agencies in attendance were the Michigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security and local Upper Peninsula law enforcement.
    The National Guard's 51st Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team out of Battle Creek helps agencies identify chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive agents. Protocols and response measures are also a part of the training.
    “We're an extra level of protection,”...
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