COMPLETION OF CERTAIN FEMA NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (NIMS) COURSES IS REQUIRED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. ALL ARES VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE THIS TRAINING.
Those who did not complete training deadline should continue the courses and send copies to the EC in your County just as soon as you have completed all four on-line courses. Until you do, you will not be able to work in the EOC or with any served agency. Please continue to take and complete these classes. They are IMPORTANT!!!
ALL RADIO AMATEURS OPERATING UNDER ARES/RACES IN THE NC SECTION ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE IS 100, IS 200 AND IS 700. THOSE AMATEUR OPERATORS THAT MAY BE DEPLOYED TO EOC’s, COMMAND POSTS, OR OTHER POINTS WHERE INTERFACE WITH EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AT ANY LEVEL IS EXPECTED, ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO COMPLETE IS IS-800.B NRF. NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A SUBJECT FOR NEGOTIATION, CONSIDERATION, OR COMMENTARY. THIS TRAINING IS MANDATORY FOR ALL ARES VOLUNTEERS.
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