Rockland County Holds Mock Mobilization

Issue 6 and Volume 94.

Rockland County Holds Mock Mobilization The third annual convention, mock disaster mobilization, parade, first aid contest, and banquet of the Rockland County Emergency and First Aid Council, Inc., were held in Nyack, N. Y., an May 17. Response was had from as far north as Norwood, N. Y., near the Canadian border, to as far south as Alexandria, Va. The “ball started rolling” around one p.m. when W. B. Page, Chairman of the Disaster Unit of Nyack Chapter, American Red Cross, sounded signal 2-2-2 which is the disaster alarm. Shortly thereafter, the parade was under way in which the following units participated, several bands and American Legion units; Nyack Hospital Emergency Unit; Rescue Squad No. 1, Alexandria, Va.; Nyack Community Ambulance, Suffern, N. Y.; Ambulance, Emergency Unit of the Rockland Light and Power Company, Lakewood, N. Y.; First Aid Squad, Disaster Unit of the Rockland Coaches Inc., Katonah, N. Y.;…

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