Guard trains on disaster-relief techniques

Missouri Guardsmen recently conducted a disaster-relief training exercise during their two-week annual training.

The scenario, Operation Dam Busters, had Missouri Guardsmen respond to a break in the Bagnell Dam on the Osage River.

“Leading up to the exercise, about 17 unit members were trained up on the unit’s equipment for about 10 days,” said Maj. Vaughn Brown, commander of with Company B, 1st Battalion, 376th Aviation Regiment.

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