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Weapons of Mass Destruction Exercise Tests Interoperability
July 18, 2024
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Daniel F. Billingsley, communications chief, 33rd Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team, tests radio transmissions during a training exercise in Lihue, Hawaii, June 7, 2024. The exercise included military and civilian response partners to better integrate capabilities when disaster strikes.

Virginia Guard CST, State Police Team Up for Training Exercise
April 22, 2024
Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen assigned to the 34th Civil Support Team and Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation bomb technicians conduct a training exercise March 19, 2024, at the Blackstone Readiness Center in Blackstone, Virginia. CST and VSP elements worked to identify possible explosives hazards while maintaining crime scene integrity.

Michigan Army Guard Civil Support Team Trains with Law Enforcement
January 22, 2024
Lt. Col. Sara So, commander of the 51st Civil Support Team, and 1st. Sgt. Adam Stock discuss exercise details during training to enhance interagency effectiveness between the Michigan National Guard and its emergency response partners. The training took place at Ford Field in Detroit Jan. 11, 2024.

Iowa Guard, Kosovo Partners Train in HAZMAT Exercise
October 5, 2023
Members of the Kosovo Security Force Hazardous Materials Company discover clues that lead to a planted, homemade explosive device in a training scenario in Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 21, 2023. The KSF worked with the 71st Civil Support Team, Iowa National Guard — their partners in the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program.

Pennsylvania Guard CST Tests Emergency Response Capabilities
February 22, 2023
The Pennsylvania National Guard’s 3rd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team conducted a two-day training proficiency exercise at Harrisburg International Airport and Harrisburg Area Community College Feb. 15 and Feb. 17, 2023.