October continued as a busy month with the hours volunteered by ARES members just down slightly from September.Membership in ARES continues to remain strong. New leadership personnel are in the process of being appointed and will be announced as soon as the “paperwork” is completed.
News reported by District:
District A, Carroll Co. continues to be active with a webinar on the operation of the MOSWIN system. Hospital support continues to expand with new radios and software being installed. Jackson Co. participated with the County Health Dept. in a POD Exercise and the Clay CO. EOC radio installation and testing has been competed.
District E reports participating in the Army MARS national level communications exercise on October 27th.
District F is starting a district wide net on the Linn 145.390 repeater on Tuesday evenings at 20:00 hours.
District G Carter Co. ARES personel teamed up with Current River ARC members to particpate in the “I Am a Survivor” event which included the Sheriffs Departent, Van Buren FD, Red Cross, and other vendors of emergency gear.
District H supported Walk for HD and Missouri Days.
Colder weather is coming so check those Grab & Go kits for proper seasonal wear and equipment. As the holidays as fast approaching, I want to wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.
The Volunteer Hours for the Missouri Section ARES® are as below.
|MISSOURI ARES SECTION REPORT FOR :||OCT||2014||SECTION||YR to DATE|
|Plus / Minus||3||0||3||-10||0||0||-2||0||0||-6|
|# Training Drills||55||13||38||76||28||10||11||7||8||246||2284|
|# Public Svc||
|# Emer Ops||
|# Total Ops||
Thanks to All for the many hours contributed in public service.
Jeff Young, KB3HF
Missouri Section Emergency Coordinator