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Fort Hood soldiers train for nuclear decontamination in Coryell County

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Posted at 11:52 AM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 12:52:07-04

CORYELL COUNTY, TX — Coryell Health will be hosting Fort Hood soldiers as they do simulation training in preparation for deployment.

Army North active duty army started pre-deployment certification outside the Coryell Health EMS building on March 10.

They will be simulating decontamination, specifically nuclear, radiological exposure.

“We have always had a great relationship with our Fort Hood neighbors and provide any assistance they need when preparing soldiers for deployment. This specific training will have the active duty soldiers in hazmat suits and with the heighted concerns about Corona virus, we wanted to let our community know that what we have going on here is a training,” stated Jeff Mincy, Coryell Health EMS Director/Patient Experience.