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  • Army National Guard
    Ariz. National Guard renames armory in honor of former Congressman Bob Stump

    By 2nd Lt. Tinashe Machona, 161st Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs

    BUCKEYE, Ariz. – Bob L. Stump National Guard/Reserve Center is officially the new name of the Arizona armory formerly known as Buckeye Armed Forces Readiness Center. Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael T. McGuire, the Adjutant General of the Arizona National Guard, presided over the ceremony, Nov. 16, to honor the former Arizona Congressman.

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  • Florida Emergency Operations Center
    Emergency Management
    Neighbors assisting each other across state lines

    The Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA) is a part of the National Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC). EMAC provides an effective, scalable, and efficient approach to responding to incidents nationwide. Established in 1996, EMAC is a fast way to provide state-to-state assistance (resources and personnel) during declared emergencies. The system is driven by the state that is requesting the resources.

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  • Partners from FEMA and the Deputy Director of the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs prepare to launch the IPAWS national Emergency Alery System test
    Emergency Management
    Arizona initiates nationwide alerting system test

    BEEP, BEEP, BEEP . . . .this is a national test.

    Broadcasters from radio, television and cable stations nationwide participated in a test of the Emergency Alert System on Sept. 27, 2017.  Arizona hosted the national test, this was the third time the test was conducted simultaneously across the nation, and the first time the test was initiated outside of Washington, D.C.

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  • FCD Flood Sim Model
    Emergency Management
    Water model project highlights safety and partnerships

    Flooding is an expensive hazard that has affected the Grand Canyon state for decades.

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  • Emergency Management professionals stading and talking in a group during a conference.
    Emergency Management
    One Team, One Mission

    More than 400 emergency management professionals from local, state, and federal governments, first responders and crisis response experts gathered for the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA) 2017 Preparedness Symposium. The topics discussed included continuity of operations, critical infrastructure, cybersecurity, economic recovery, crisis communication, and evacuation and re-entry.

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Arizona Army National Guard Spc. Eriberto Paredes, a utility equipment repairer works under a with Spc. Sabrina Carrico, a wheeled-vehicle mechanic, as Carrico
Army National Guard
Arizona Army National Guard Spc. Eriberto Paredes, a utility equipment repairer works under a with Spc. Sabrina Carrico, a wheeled-vehicle mechanic, as Carrico
Alaska Army National Guard Sgt. Marshall Webb and Arizona Army National Guard Spc. Randall C. Goodin Jr., inspect M-4 carbines, June 22, at Fort Greely, Alaska.
Army National Guard
Alaska Army National Guard Sgt. Marshall Webb and Arizona Army National Guard Spc. Randall C. Goodin Jr., inspect M-4 carbines, June 22, at Fort Greely, Alaska.
Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Deputy Director Wendy Smith-Reeve presents Rep. Martha McSally with the 2016 NEMA Congressional Award.
Emergency Management
Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Deputy Director Wendy Smith-Reeve presents Rep. Martha McSally with the 2016 NEMA Congressional Award.
image of 161st Air Refueling Wing plane
Emergency Management
image of 161st Air Refueling Wing plane
Members of the U.S. Forest Service and the Arizona National Guard's 2-285 Aviatio unit train for wildfire response
Emergency Management
Members of the U.S. Forest Service and the Arizona National Guard's 2-285 Aviatio unit train for wildfire response
Portrait of CW5 John Vitt with Eagle in background over his left shoulder
Army National Guard
Portrait of CW5 John Vitt with Eagle in background over his left shoulder
Multiple agencies work together in response to simulated helicopter crash
Emergency Management
Multiple agencies work together in response to simulated helicopter crash
A woman uses the new DEMA website.
Emergency Management
A woman uses the new DEMA website.

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