Hawaii Partners with Pacific Neighbor to Increase their Disaster PreparednessPosted on Dec 4, 2012 in In The News, News Release
Hawaii National Guard search and rescue experts are sharing from their wealth of knowledge of interagency operations, and the latest in rescue techniques as a part of the state partner ship program with the Philippines. The unique civil-military nature of the National Guard allows for active participation in a wide range of security cooperation activities including emergency management and disaster response. The Hawaii Guardsmen are honing their skills while sharing their experiences during the exchange. The goal of the partnership is to improve military and civilian interoperability, while increasing the capabilities of partner nation to protect its citizens. Includes sound bites from Maj. Manuel Carlos, Maj. William Flynn, SFC Jason Kaaiakamanu. Available in high definition.