Some of the military units comprising the Defense CBRN Response Force (DCRF) participate in the III Corps command post exercise Mar 19-21, at the 36th Engineering Brigade HQs and a field location at Fort Hood, Texas. Task Force (TF) Aviation, TF Logistics, TF Medical and TF Operations (remote participation), rehearsed tasks to enhance force/equipment employment, life-saving operations and web-based collaboration to ready themselves for their Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) mission they will assume June 1st. The III Corps Deputy Commanding General (CG) (U.K.) Army Maj. Gen. Felix Gedney and the Joint Task Force Civil Support CG, Army Maj. Gen. "Bill" Hall also participated. The DCRF is about 5,200 people from military units located throughout the nation who would come together in support of a primary federal agency, like FEMA, to help Americans in the event of a catastrophic crisis.
Check out the DCRF and those who support them here: U. S. Army North (Fifth Army), U.S. Northern Command, 84th Training Command, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), JPEO for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade "Air Cav", 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, 36th Engineer Brigade, 62nd Engineer Battalion, 68th Engineer Construction Company, 87Th Engineer Company, 181st CBRN Company Hazard Response, 546th Medical Company (Area Support), 110th CBRN BN, 172D Chemical Company "Gladiators", 501st ASMC, 716th Military Police Battalion, 218th Military Police Company, 63rd Chemical Company, 501st ASMC, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), 823d RED HORSE Squadron, 104th Engineer Company "Titans", 54th Quartermaster Company Mortuary Affairs, III Corps and Fort Hood Broadcast Operations, FortHood, Texas, 1st Medical Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade, HHC, 553D CSSB, 523D Composite Truck Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 567th ICTC FRG, 602nd Support Maintenance Company, 226th Composite Supply Company, 274th Movement Control Team, 330th Transportation Battalion, 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Brigade, 5th Combat Communications Group, Robins AFB, FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency