National Guard units from 27 states, the Air Force, Army Reserve and active military personnel are all going through nuclear attack training.
FOX's Garrett Tenney reports from Butlerville, Indiana as part of our ongoing series on national security:
"Please help me!" (screaming)
Responding to a nuclear terrorist attack on one of America's cities. That's the scenario for more than 5,000 military and civilian personnel in Southern Indiana this week at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center. This training exercise covers more than 1,000 acres of what looks like a small town center. Response teams dressed in hazmat suits walk through the debris of buildings searching for survivors while checking radiation levels. Actors playing the role of survivors appear wounded, bleeding and burnt from the radiation. Each is taken through decontamination areas to be cleaned and treated for injuries. Soldiers practice working with these victims who would likely be hurt, confused and upset, making this exercise as close to the real thing as possible.
I'm Garrett Tenney, FOX News Radio.
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