Texas Army MARS participated in a recent Rapid Response Task Force (RRTF) drill out of Austin, TX and convoyed down to Texas City, TX. Reporters from the Galveston County Daily News came to document the emergency preparedness drill run by the Texas Department of Emergency Management.
The next morning - Friday, May 7, 2010 - Texas Army MARS operator John Wagner (AAR6CC) got his very own color photo on the front page of the newspaper - courtesy of reporter T.J. Aulds of the Galveston County Daily News.
A copy of this news article is provided here in several mediums.
- The article as shown on the galvnews.com website
In addition to the printed article, the reporter also captured some video from inside the TXMF TICP trailer - which included some comments from John Wagner (AAR6CC) and Matthew Bogner (AAM6WTX/AAR6EC). Check it out below!