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TEEX helps Arizona officials, responders prepare for 2015 Super Bowl
  Emergency responders in Arizona are better prepared for the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX thanks to training conducted by TEEX on critical infrastructure protection, threat and risk assessment, and sports and special events risk management, incident management, and evacuation exercises.
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Moore to receive Regents Fellow Service Award from Texas A&M System
  Robert Moore, Division Director for the TEEX Emergency Services Training Institute, has been tapped for the prestigious Regents Fellow Service Award, the highest honor given by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. Moore was nominated for his leadership, dedication and commitment to training professional and volunteer firefighters.
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Training in use of PPE key to preventing exposure to biological agents
  Training in proper donning and doffing of Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, has taken on a new sense of urgency with the recent Ebola outbreak. In response, TEEX and its partners in the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium are providing PPE training at no cost to emergency responders, Customs and Border Protection officers and personnel who work at U.S. ports of entry, including airports, seaports and rail stations.
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Symposium draws record number of emergency responders to San Marcos
  More than 900 Texas emergency responders are expected to attend the 7th annual Leadership Development Symposium on Jan. 12-14 in San Marcos.
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TEEX receives Wagner-Peyser grant to train welders, CNC operators
  TEEX has received nearly $400,000 of Wagner-Peyser funds from the Office of the Governor for a training program to fill existing Texas manufacturing jobs. The grant will provide entry-level training in welding and CNC (Computer Numeric Control) operation.
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Five employees honored with TEEX Distinguished Service Award
  Five employees have received the Distinguished Service Award from the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). The employees were recognized with the agency’s highest honor for their outstanding efforts and dedication.
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Morris tapped to lead Public Safety & Security Division
  Elizabeth Morris has been tapped to serve as the Division Director of the TEEX Public Safety and Security Division. In the announcement, Agency Director Gary Sera praised her “wealth of experience in both public safety and security and emergency response.”
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Two new Cooperative Learning Centers expand global reach
  TEEX recently added two new Cooperative Learning Centers (CLCs) in Puerto Rico and Australia to the list of companies approved to provide TEEX emergency response training to local responders and industrial clients within their respective countries. Including the new centers, TEEX now has 12 CLC partners in seven countries.
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Future of emergency response? Joint exercise shows disasters may be managed from a distance
  When a group of emergency responders at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) responded to a mock earthquake in Alabama recently, they called in their on-scene reports to an incident command post hundreds of miles away in Texas. This may be the future of incident management, according to the training team running the TEEX portion of the joint exercise. The groups in Anniston, AL, and College Station, TX, were linked through a unique computer simulation training tool called the Emergency Management*Exercise System (EM*ES).
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TEEX hosts Infectious Disease Response Workshop
  An Infectious Disease Response Workshop at the TEEX Emergency Operations Training Center and Disaster City® drew robotics experts, researchers, responders and industry partners to learn and discuss training and new technologies for emergency response to infectious disease and medical disasters.
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