Northern Exposure

What is Exercise Northern Exposure?

Northern Exposure is a simulated nuclear detonation exercise which provides rigorous and realistic training to prepare Michigan National Guard units to integrate with civilian partners and respond to catastrophic events. The training involves ten different Army and Air Guard units, combining efforts with 16 state, county and local HAZMAT agencies. Forged within this strong partnership, Michigan HAZMAT leadership enhances its emergency preparedness and strengthens the protection of citizens.

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Michigan National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 51st Civil Support Team, wearing HAZMAT suits, investigate the scene of a simulated chemical attack at Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds April 30, 2019 as part of Northern Exposure 2019. NE 19 is a simulated nuclear detonation exercise which will provide realistic training to prepare MING units to integrate with civilian partners and respond to natural or man-made catastrophic events. (MI National Guard photo by Spc. Alan Prince /released.)

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