Wednesday, December 07, 2022
US&R StS Central Regional Training Application

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US&R Structures Specialist Central Regional Training -  1-2 October 2022


Time:  Saturday 07:30 thru 18:30 CST with 30 min lunch period
   Sunday 08:00 - 13:30 

Lodging Options:


Primary:    Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, $151/night
340 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, (602) 262-2500
Reservation Link:
Room Block Reference: USACE (or US Army Corps of Engineers)
Free WiFi, Complimentary Parking
Cut-off Date: 16-Sep-2022

Alternate:  Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix Downtown North, $151/night
10 East Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3114, (602) 222-1111
Reservation link:
Room Block Reference: USACE (or US Army Corps of Engineers)
Complimentary Garage Parking (normally $28/night)
Cut-off Date: 8-Sep-2022

  • The FEMA US&R StS Position Description recommends that Task Force StS complete this training every two years.  This is continuing education, the THIRD scheduled training for this V7 curriculum.
  • This training focuses on assessing structural behavior of damaged buildings, Task Force interactions during an US&R response, wide area assessment (GPS & Survey 123), use of StS forms, Champlain Tower Collapse case study, tabletop exercises and other topics
  • Training mission is to provide two days (15-hours) of intensive training.
  • Space will be limited to maximize hands-on field training and ensure mission success.
  • Class tuition is free (meals, lodging & travel must be covered by Task Force, Agency, or students).
  • Travel/transport from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport to the targeted hotel is 2 miles.
  • Travel from the aforementioned hotels to the training site is approximately 6 miles.  


  • Laptop computer, hand held calculator, notebook, tape measure, Smart Phone, Garmin GPS, Crosby User’s Guide, FOG booklet.
  • Nikon NPL-352, NIVO or Series N Total Station & tripod (1 per StS or team of two StS from each Task Force).
  • One set minimum of the StS Forms from the "Library."
  • Attire is official Task Force BDUs and/or Task Force t-shirt as well as standard PPE (helmet, boots, gloves, eye & ear protection, knee pads, sun block, rain gear, etc.).


Training Agenda: Schedule to be sent just prior to training


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