The National Guard this week announced intentions to award a sole source contract to Texas Engineering Extension Service Emergency Services Training Institute (TEEX). The contract will provide training for the 81st Civil Support Team (Weapons of Mass Destruction) on response to structural collapse, natural disaster and chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear explosive (CBRNE) incidents, and HAZMAT refresher training.
The training will take place September 20-28, 2012 in coordination with U.S. Army North (ARNORTH), Joint Task Force Civil-Support, which will be conducting the evaluation for the training events on-site.
TEEX offers high-quality emergency response training and instruction in more than 130 specialty areas. TEEX trains more than 81,000 emergency responders from all 50 states and 45 countries each year.
As part of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), TEEX also offers special courses funded by the National Homeland Security Training Program. These include WMD Emergency Medical Services, Operational Level Response to HazMat/WMD Incidents, WMD Incident Management and Command.
The intent to sole source was announced under Solicitation Number: W901UZ12P0085.