RACES training plan

Please read the attached Article for the ARRL ARES/RACES training plans. Starting in 2012, new members will have to complete these courses for participation in Storm Spotting at the Emergency Operations Center in Bentonville. There is no charge for these courses and you will receive a certificate that you need to turn into Loren – N5PUV for county RACES certification. NIMS courses – DHS IS-100 Incident Command System, Basic http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is100.asp DHS IS-200 Incident Command System, Basic http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is200.asp DHS IS-800A National Response Plan, An Introduction http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is800.asp DHS IS-317 Introduction to Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is317.asp NOAA Skywarn Spotter Sessions: Information on Skywarn Spotter Sessions can be found at http://www.okarkskywarn.org/ Both the Basic and Advanced Spotter Sessions are suggested for all Arkansas ARES/RACES Members.