Monday, March 22, 2010

Nation's Largest Force Protection Exercise Begins

Nation's Largest Force Protection Exercise Begins: "U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) will begin their annual weeklong security training exercise Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield 2010 (SC/CS-10) Mar. 22.

The training will be conducted on naval bases and installations throughout the continental United States, Hawaii and Guam.

The nationwide exercise is the largest anti-terrorism/force protection (AT/FP) exercise in the country. It is designed to enhance the training and readiness of naval security force personnel to respond to threats to installations and units, leveraging all processes security forces would implement in the event of an actual emergency."