Thursday, March 4, 2010

AWESOME DISASTER DRILL MAY 8, 2010

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority needs your help!
The Airports Authority will host this year’s Triennial Disaster Exercise at Dulles International Airport
on Saturday May 8th, 2010. This live, full-scale exercise will evaluate the airport’s emergency
response to a simulated incident involving an aircraft crash occurring on the airport.
Your day will start bright and early at 5am, when each of our volunteer actors will be escorted onto
airport property to meet our professional make-up artists and enjoy a complimentary breakfast.
From there… All actors will be briefed on their participation in the day’s events, escorted to the
exercise drill site and safely integrated into their starring role as one of many mock exercise “victims”.
Actors may be subject to brief exposure to water spray from responding fire apparatus, residual vehicle
exhaust and extended time sitting or lying on a concrete surface (blanket provided). Actors may be
subject to simulated rescue procedures, (mock) medical treatment, immobilization and transport from
the “disaster” scene to an area hospital by emergency transport vehicle.
By exercise conclusion; every actor will have been safely returned to the airport, provided lunch and an
official exercise T-Shirt as a token of our sincere gratitude for their time and invaluable participation!!
If interested; please e-mail Battalion Fire Chief Dave Testa at
david.testa@mwaa.com
Simply detail “DRILL ACTOR INTEREST” in the subject line and provide the following info:
YOUR NAME, AGE (16 and older please), BEST CONTACT PHONE #, GROUP AFFILIATION (if any) and T-SHIRT SIZE
From there, Battalion Chief Testa will contact you with further details and arrange to confirm your
valued participation in this exciting and rewarding event. We look very forward to hearing from you !!
ALL ACTOR PARTICIPATION MUST BE CONFIRMED PRIOR TO APRIL 1ST, 2010