Date: 24-27 August 2017
What is Ground Team Academy?
The Ground Team Academy (GTA) was created in 2007 to standardize ground team training across Minnesota Wing and give all members an opportunity to get qualified in one level of ground team qualification during an extended weekend. Since the success of the first GTA, it has turned into an annual event. It is open to all members with at least a General ES Qualification who have completed FEMA’s IS 100 and IS 700. Personnel from other SAR agencies are welcome to attend as well as students or staff.
The goal of the school is to get each person complete with one level of ES training by the end of the weekend. If you come in with a General ES qualification, you should get everything you need for GTM3 by the end of the activity, if you come in with GTM3 qualification, you should be able to get GTM2, and if you come in with GTM2, you should be able to get everything you need for GTM1 and/or GTL.