What: "APEX '14" (APEX stands for Airport Mass Casualty Training Exercise)
Who: Quad City International Airport and supporting area mutual aid agencies
(fire and police), including American Red Cross of the Quad Cities, local area
hospitals and EMT's, to name a few.
When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Arrive at 7:45 a.m.
Where: Entry will be through gate #42, located at the south end of 61st. St. Vehicle parking will be in the grass, along the perimeter fence. Media will be allowed into the site when everyone is gathered to enter into the gate, preferably as a group. (See below.)
Why: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires that an Airport Mass Casualty Training Exercise be conducted every three years. The last exercise was held in 2011.
Contact: Media interested in conducting interviews, attending or taking photos of the drill should contact Cathie Rochau prior to event date at (309) 757-1743 or firstname.lastname@example.org