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What technical or training advances will further enhance the warfighters' capabilities during a CBRN event?

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Posted Date: 04/04/2016

U.S. service members operate globally, often facing difficult situations in austere environments. The use of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear warfare agents remain a present and growing threat. In preparation to face such obstacles, service members undertake many hours of training, including donning and doffing personal protective equipment and proper decontamination procedures.   

Kinney County and Laughlin firefighters decontaminate Laughlin's hazardous material responders after they completed a sweep of the crash site 11 miles east of Laughlin Feb. 7. Laughlin first responders led the initial response to the 30-car train derailment by sending a HAZMAT team to ensure the crash site was free of potentially hazardous material. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathan L. Maysonet)


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