EDINBURGH, Ind. More than 5,000 military personnel and civilians from around the United States are gathering in Indiana for a national-level exercise to respond to a simulated terrorist attack.
The exercise known as Vibrant Response runs from Tuesday through Aug. 17 at the Atterbury-Muscatatuck training site near Edinburgh and in Butlerville.
More than 300 Indiana National Guard troops will be among the 5,500 participants.
The training will include urban and aerial search and rescue missions, simulated decontamination operations, airlift, medical training and other exercises.