HAMPTON, Va. – Several ATS employees graduated from the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Course conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Management Institute, May 18-21.

The Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Course provides a comprehensive overview of emergency exercise design along with practical skill development in accordance with current HSEEP doctrine. It offers current HSEEP methodology and terminology for designing, developing, conducting and evaluating exercises to measure progress toward building, sustaining and delivering core capabilities in support of mission assurance. The six graduates are Robert Bunnell, Gerald Hoesly, Michael Houston, Kevin Lowe, Joe Roberts and Rob Waarvik.

The ATS graduates provide exercise design, control, modeling and simulation expertise to the U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM). The HSEEP graduates strengthen ATS and IMCOM’s collective ability to provide tailored, rigorous, full-scale exercises, while shaping exercise planning, assessing, and validating of capabilities.

“This certification helps ATS support IMCOM and the dozens of military installation planning teams ATS augments,” said Mike Dolata, Program Manager, ATS-IMCOM team lead. “ATS congratulates and thanks all of the graduates for their accomplishment, especially since they completed this important course during such a challenging time in America’s history.”


As a leading provider of training and operational support technologies for national defense and emergency management, ATS conducts more than 100 state and federal interactive and immersive crisis response and consequence management training exercises annually. Staffed by former emergency management and military leaders, ATS delivers cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions to save lives by building resilient organizations. ATS is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business offering technology and services to increase effectiveness in planning, training and operations.