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Bio, EM team up for training

Bio, EM team up for training

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Isaiah Flemings, 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, and Airman Brittany Harris, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight EM operations apprentice, survey and investigate a staged scene of a hazardous materials incident during a training exercise August 3, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Controlling and reducing the spread of hazardous materials is one of the top priorities for responders who arrive at the scene of an incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Bio, EM team up for training

U.S. Air Force Airman Brittany Harris, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight EM operations apprentice, loads emergency response equipment onto a truck during a hazardous materials incident exercise August 3, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The exercise gave the emergency management and bioenvironmental flights an opportunity to train for possible real-world situations involving all hazards that present a physical threat to the environment at Air Force installations worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Bio, EM team up for training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Justyn Colon, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight EM logistics apprentice, receives assistance with donning a level-A suit during a hazardous materials incident exercise August 3, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Level-A suits are the highest level of protective gear a responder can use for protection against hazardous chemicals and radiation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Bio, EM team up for training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Markia Daniels, 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, Airman 1st Class Justyn Colon, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight EM logistics apprentice, Staff Sgt. James Baker, 18th CES EMF logistics NCO in charge, and Staff Sgt. Derek Johnson, 18th AMDS bioenvironmental engineering craftsman, coordinate an entry plan in response to a staged hazardous materials incident scenario during a training exercise August 3, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Bio, EM team up for training

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight and the 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight prepare to survey and respond to a hazardous materials incident scenario during a training exercise August 3, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th AMDS Bioenvironmental Flight trains with the 18th CES EM Flight to refine their emergency response skills and to improve their preparedness and response initiatives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Bio, EM team up for training

U.S. Air Force Airman Brittany Harris, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight EM operations apprentice, dons a gas mask during a hazardous materials incident exercise August 3, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Members are trained to relax and conserve energy before entering a potentially hazardous environment to prepare for the physical demands of working in a level-A suit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Bio, EM team up for training

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Isaiah Flemings, 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, dons a level-A suit during a hazardous materials incident exercise August 3, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Vitals are checked before donning personal protective gear in order to ensure the user is fit for the physical demands of performing duties in the suit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Isaiah Flemings, 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, and Airman Brittany Harris, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight EM operations apprentice, survey and investigate a staged scene of a hazardous materials incident during a training exercise August 3, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Controlling and reducing the spread of hazardous materials is one of the top priorities for responders who arrive at the scene of an incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)