News CVAHIMT Supports CAP SAREX '16

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CVAHIMT deployed to Amelia County July 15-17 to support the Civil Air Patrol and the Virginia Search and Rescue exercise. A 36hr continuous exercise with ground crews coordinating with Civil Air Patrol resources from all over the commonwealth. CVAHIMT in coordination with the Commonwealth Radio Cache from Victoria provided a 49sq mile footprint and portable radios for crews to use during the search. Gateway access between multiple bands with field repeaters and towers were deployed. Logistical support of Western Shelters with AC and generators for workspace to the command staff added to the exercise. Maintaining this relationship with SAR and CAP strengthens the readiness and capabilities of the Commonwealth through VDEM.