[Date] [Exercise Name] Operational Security This briefing contains exercise and operational material that must be safeguarded. The materials in this briefing are categorized as “For Official Use Only (FOUO).” FOUO: Information that has not been given a security classification pursuant to the criteria of an Executive Order, but which may be withheld from the public because disclosure would cause a foreseeable harm to an interest protected by one or more FOIA Exemptions.
[Date] [Exercise Name] Exercise Purpose To provide participants an opportunity to evaluate current response concepts, plans, and capabilities for a response to a terrorist event in [Jurisdiction]. The focus will be on local emergency responder command and control coordination, critical decisions, notifications, and the integration of State and Federal assets.
[Date] [Exercise Name] Exercise Scope Emphasize the role of the local first responders and State agencies in response to a terrorist attack, and examine the processes and decision making involved therein.
[Date] [Exercise Name] Target Capabilities Capabilities provide the foundation for development of the exercise objectives and scenario. These capabilities have been selected from the priority capabilities identified in [Jurisdiction]’s Multi-Year Training and Exercise Plan. Emergency Public Information and Warning Emergency Operations Center Management Public Safety and Security Response Urban Search & Rescue Fatality Management
[Date] [Exercise Name] Exercise Objectives Determine strengths and weaknesses in current plan governing on-scene command and control, the EOC, and coordination and integration of response resources. Review plans for area perimeter control, staging, and Incident Command Post security. Assess the adequacy of local plans for interface with and use of media resources. Review plans to provide information to the public and preclude dissemination of conflicting data.
[Date] [Exercise Name] Exercise Scenario Terrorist attack in [Jurisdiction] using a vehicle borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) The VBIED is driven into the lobby of the [Building/Center] in downtown [Jurisdiction] The attack occurs during morning rush hour, causing mass casualties The explosion causes a partial collapse of the building, trapping many victims
[Date] [Exercise Name] Participating Agencies [State] Department of Emergency Management [State] US&R [State] State Police [Jurisdiction] Office of Emergency Management [Jurisdiction] Fire Department [Jurisdiction] Police Department [Jurisdiction] Sheriff’s Office [Jurisdiction] Department of Public Works
[Date] [Exercise Name] Exercise Facilitation Lead Facilitator: [Insert Name] Functional Area Facilitators Law Enforcement Fire / US&R Emergency Management Public Information
[Date] [Exercise Name] Exercise Evaluation Evaluators Scribes Evaluation Components Objectives Exercise Evaluation Guides / Evaluation Criteria Participant Feedback Form Player Hot Wash Controller and Evaluator Debriefing Evaluator Reports
[Date] [Exercise Name] Exercise Logistics Provide Food/Water Players Exercise Staff Observers Provide Restrooms Create an exercise logo and name Draft and finalize AAR Develop Media and Public Information
[Date] [Exercise Name] Exercise Logistics Identify and coordinate an exercise location Location requirements Secure Audio/visual capable Tables and chairs Adequate size Parking