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Washington Information Network 211 Anniversary Event

Washington Information Network 211 held their 10-Year Anniversary event. The memorable event was held at the Washington State Governor’s Mansion in Olympia. The evening event was filled with stories of WIN211’s history, pride in its achievements...
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National Incident Management System

The National Incident Management System (NIMS) is a systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to work together...
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Security and Preparedness – Active Assailant: A Critical Infrastructural Viewpoint

Beyond providing an essential community service, public utilities and critical infrastructure employees are the first line of defense against threats that could lead to widespread disruption and possibly death.
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Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later – Emergency Management, Once Removed, November, 2017

My late father used to have a saying in my youth, often invoked on my way out the door for a date: “If you want to dance, you have to pay the fiddler!” I knew exactly what he was conveying. That reminder applies as well to national emergency management...
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Veteran and Transitioning Service Member Apprenticeship Resource Guide

A Registered Apprenticeship is a formalized, structured training program. It combines on-the-job training (OJT) and related technical instruction in which you receive practical and technical training. Industry determines the essential skills...
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Academic Credit for Prior Learning Workshop

Demystifying Military Evaluations: The Rigor of the ACE Review Process and Transcript Resources.
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Opportunities for Veterans in Cyber Security

Using the post 9/11 GI Bill, you can get up to 36 months of financial support for education and training for graduate and undergraduate degrees, vocational/technical training, correspondence training, licensing and national testing programs...
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CDC Blog-a-thon

During the second week of November (6-11), CDC will host a blog-a-thon focused on health care providers, and encouraging providers to make a strong flu vaccine recommendation to patients.
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PNWER Economic Leadership Forum

The PNWER Winter Meeting is designed to maximize participation from regional legislators and business leaders. This year's meeting will kick off with Legislative Leadership Academy sessions (open to all participants) designed...
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Implicit Bias, Diversity and Social Justice Workshop

Dr. Rita Cameron, A Sought-After, Highly Engaging Presenter, Consultant, and Trainer whose expertise covers gender, diversity and social justice. Dr. Cameron Wedding is a national and international trainer on implicit bias and will start the day...
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FEMA Seeking Applicants to Join Hurricane Recovery Team

With 85 percent of the FEMA workforce in the field supporting 28 disasters nationwide, the agency continues to grow its workforce to bolster recovery activities underway in the states and U.S. territories affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate.
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Thoughts on Harvey, Irma, Maria and, yes, Cascadia – Emergency Management, Once Removed, October, 2017

Disasters bring consequences, both immediate and long term. Yet they also provide opportunities to address obvious hazards, so that they do not repeat themselves time and again. And such events can provide reminders to policy and decision makers...
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Cyber Security Virtual Career Fair

Employers, students, and alumni of National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) cybersecurity programs can now sign up to participate in a Virtual Career Fair on October 13, 2017, from 9 am to 2 pm Pacific Daylight Time.
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Course: E0449 Incident Command System(ICS) Curricula

This course expands and improves student’s ability to deliver EMI Incident Command System (ICS) curricula. Emphasis is on classroom-based deliveries. This course includes adherence to the National Incident Management Training Program...
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Teaching children how to prepare for emergencies with Ready Kids

Emergencies and disasters can happen at any time and often without any warning. Children make up about 25 percent of our population so disaster planning, response and recovery efforts must take into account their unique needs.
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McChord Military Class

Emergency Safety Officer Course

This course will familiarize personnel serving as Safety Officers, Assistant Safety Officers, and in other safety-relevant Incident Command System (ICS) roles with physical and psychosocial hazards and stressors that may impact the health and safety of workers...
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Empower Women’s Leadership Conference

This Second Annual event will bring together women in nontraditional careers to celebrate their success as leaders, inspire other women to find and embrace their inner leader, and showcase the possibilities when women succeed in nontraditional careers.
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Women in Agriculture Conference

Mark your calendar and join us for inspiration, knowledge and networking on Saturday, November 18, 2017 for the 6th Annual Women in Agriculture Conference. "WE CAN DO IT" is the theme for the sixth annual Women in Agriculture Conference...
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Fusion Liaison Officer Basic Training

This 8 hour basic Fusion Liaison Officer course will provide a basic understanding of the FLO program, provide instruction on the Statewide Integrated Intelligence System, provide instruction on Privacy Policy, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and 28 CFR Part 23.
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2017 Northwest Climate Conference

Discounted hotel reservations are available through MONDAY (September 11th). We highly encourage you to reserve lodging as soon as possible, as several events in Tacoma are happening concurrently with the NW Climate Conference.
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