Sunday, October 28, 2012

Dover Air Force Base activates Emergency Operations Center

Dover, Del. -- The Emergency Operations Center has been activated at the Dover Air Force Base for the potential arrival and duration of Hurricane Sandy.

Base officials held their first EOC meeting Friday and have continued hosting meetings to review plans and preparatory measures to ensure the base populace is safe and Air Force resources are protected during the storm.

The EOC is the command and control section for the base. The center is responsible for coordinating activities and efforts for this crisis and educating our planners on the hurricane's potential to impact the base.

“The safety of our people and the surrounding communities is one of our foremost concerns and we are taking all the preliminary precautions to ensure our people stay safe and our resources remain unharmed,” said Col. Richard G. Moore, Jr., 436th Airlift Wing  Commander. 


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