The exercise has largely been forgotten outside of local law enforcement circles. Until Wednesday morning. During testimony to the House Homeland Security Committee, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano provided a momentary reminder.
“One of the things we have been doing is doing a lot of training around the country on how to respond to different types of terrorist — potential attacks,” Napolitano said. “One of the scenarios we had been training across the country for is something along the lines of a Mumbai-style attack, where you have multiple shooters organized, and we had actually coincidentally just done that training in Colorado.”