Golden Guardian 2008 Exercise Series

Matthew R. Bettenhausen

Under the leadership of Governor Schwarzenegger and direction of his Office of Homeland Security, the nation’s largest state sponsored emergency exercise will take place November 13-18. Golden Guardian 2008 tests California’s capability to respond and recover during a major catastrophic earthquake. The Golden Guardian 2008 full scale exercise scenario focuses on a simulated, catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake along the southern portion of the San Andreas Fault.

Participation in GG08 includes:

Ojai Valley Emergency Preparedness Exercise for Golden Guardian 2008