Illinois Ready: Prairie Assurance Exercise 2018
181104-Z-NB653-017.JPG Photo By: Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Spreitzer

SPRINGFIELD, IL, US - Darryl Dragoo, Director of Operations for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency in Springfield, Illinois, answers questions from staff directors of the Illinois National Guard during the table-top exercise portion of Prairie Assurance Nov. 4. The table-top portion of Prairie Assurance, the full-scale, state-wide exercise, was designed for staff directors to work closely with partner agencies, such as the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, to develop and refine plans to respond to a large-scale catastrophic event, such as a New Madrid Seismic Zone event. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Spreitzer, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs)


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