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August Vernon

August Vernon

August Vernon is an assistant coordinator for a county office of Emergency Management. He recently completed a year in Iraq as a security contractor conducting long-range convoy security operations involved in several IED and combative engagements. Vernon teaches courses in incident management, emergency management, hazmat operations, terrorism/WMD planning-response and OPSEC for public safety. Contact him at fdtac@yahoo.com.

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