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TZMD operators participated in a multiagency mass casualty evacuation and asset consolidation exercise.

Simulated casualties were triaged and first aid administered at collection points before critical cases were evacuated by helicopter to area hospitals. TZMD operators assembled at takeoff points to lead emergency responders onto helicopters to consolidate response efforts at forward command centers.


Clear for takeoff!
The exercise involved hundreds of volunteers, including military, police, firefighters, medical responders, social workers, CERT members, search and rescue personnel, community leaders, administrators, and trainers. Go Teame!
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TZ Mountain Division specializes in conducting operations in the most extreme and isolated environments, from alpine downhill to rappelling and desert climbing. TZMD is ready to deploy for search and rescue operation and other critical incidents
Features


TZMD GUN & FUN: TZ Mountain Division got together for a day of target practice at the Family Shooting Center!
Keywords: - Guns - - -
TZ mentors helped all participants practice proper form, breathing, sighting, and trigger control techniques during the event


TZ UNDERGROUND OPERATIONS: To operate in tight quarters, low light environments with K9 units, Drone division assets, and Aquanautics support, TZ mountain division trains for cave and cavern entry, drainage and sewer tunnel excavation, and access tunnel clearance and control.
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In claustrophobic darkness and dangerous spaces, control of autonomic response, adherence to procedure, and experience is key to successful operations. K9 units and ROV units require special handling, preparation, and exposure training to operate underground.


AIREDROP: Teame members make a rapid descent from 8621 feet peak elevation in two-man K-9 packs
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This peak hike is a workout for person and beast, but achievable even by beginner hikers. Acclimation to high altitudes and motivation are the all hard work it takes to summit a mountain.


INDEPENDENCE SHADOW: Live-fire practice manuever and ingress/egress in contested environments
Keywords: - Readiness - - Exercises - - Guns -
Silent Maneuvers and sudden contact procedures are an essential Mountain Division skill. TZMD members practiced ingress and egress maneuvers in wet, silent, and hot environments. With trained K9 units, TZMD moved swiftly through the mosquito-infested terrain. Safe movements were combined with a rapid tempo to simulate real-world problems.


TIMP TOP: Mountain Division hikers conduct a bi-annual climb to to the 11752-foot summit of Mt Timpanogas
Keywords: - Nature - - - - Climbing -
A shack in the center of the summit ridge marks the objective, and features a view of of the entire valley below. Mountain Division members descend back along the rugged peak trail, or slide 1300 feet down the glacier to Emerald lake.


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