Trinidad and Tobago to Host Emergency Preparedness Exercise with the United States

Chargé d’Affaires John W. McIntyre speaking at the press conference to announce Exercise Fused Response 18 with Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon.

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, in cooperation with U.S. Embassy Port of Spain and U.S. Southern Command, will host an exercise called Fused Response 18, to enhance emergency preparedness and the bilateral relationship April 16-26, 2018.

Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force (TTDF), Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), and the U.S. Southern Command will train together to improve skills in areas such as communications and planning.

This training will improve the readiness and interoperability of U.S. and Trinidad and Tobago services to respond to security challenges.  The exercise will enhance our nations’ collective ability to respond to natural disasters and combat transnational challenges, including terrorism, illicit trafficking, and organized crime.

Link to press conference announcing Exercise Fused Response 18