FLORENCE, Ariz.–Arizona Army National Guard Soldiers representing the best from their respective units gathered at Florence Military Reservation April 2-3 to compete to be the best junior enlisted, noncommissioned officer and first sergeant at this year’s best warrior competition.
Three first sergeants, nine
FLAGSTAFF--Emergencies and disasters are mostly unpredictable; so, when they do happen, time is of the essence. Timely, coordinated and actionable communication between governments and their publics can reduce the impact of disasters on people and property.
The disaster response and recovery expectations of the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA) vary year to year and event to event. Although Arizona did not experience devastating wildfires or flooding in 2015, a neighboring state did, allowing DEMA personnel to deploy and assist in recovery.