Region J is a Hospital Area in SE GA and that is the group that I am affiliated with regarding emergency communications. It is made up of 14 Counties including Chatham which is where I live. On Thursday April 23rd, we had a full scale simulated exercise throughout the region and incorporating Elements in other areas of the state.
The exercise has been in planning for a while and I was actually part of the planning team since last September. It simulated an impending Hurricane and I was in the radio room next to Incident Command at Memorial Hospital. It was a full day exercise to practice protocols in our emergency plan. Overall I think the exercise went very well and was another opportunity to hone our skills.