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Joint CBRN Exercise

The exercise gives the team a chance to practice reconnaissance, sampling and decontamination.

Members of a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response team collect samples of a hazardous substance found a simulated incident scene during the Joint and Coalition CBRN Response Exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 18, 2019. The exercise gives the team a chance to practice reconnaissance, sampling and decontamination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mandy Foster)

The different services brought their tactics, techniques, and experience to Kadena to train, learn, and collaborate.

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Tarquinio, emergency manager assigned to the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base Michigan, assists a member of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force in removing his mask during the Joint and Coalition Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Response Exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 18, 2019. The different services brought their tactics, techniques, and experience to Kadena to train, learn, and collaborate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mandy Foster)

The exercise gave the team an opportunity to train for real-world situations involving hazards that present a threat to the environment at Air Force installations worldwide.

Members of a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response team take surveillance photos of the scene during the Joint and Coalition CBRN Response Exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 18, 2019. The exercise gave the team an opportunity to train for real-world situations involving hazards that present a threat to the environment at Air Force installations worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mandy Foster)

Members from the U.S. Army, Marines, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Air Force and Air Force National Guard from Michigan and Texas participated in the Joint and Coalition Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Response Exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 18, 2019.

Members from the U.S. Army, Marines, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Air Force and Air Force National Guard from Michigan and Texas participated in the Joint and Coalition Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Response Exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 18, 2019. The 127th Air National Guard unit from Michigan and 147th Air National Guard unit from Houston spent two weeks at Kadena, where they trained with the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mandy Foster)

The exercise allows the members to practice reconnaissance and surveillance, the use of command and control, all hazard detection equipment, personal protective equipment, hazardous scene sample collection and operational decontamination.

Members from the U.S. Army, Marines, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Air Force and Air Force National Guard from Michigan and Texas participated in the Joint and Coalition Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Response Exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 18, 2019. The exercise allows the members to practice reconnaissance and surveillance, the use of command and control, all hazard detection equipment, personal protective equipment, hazardous scene sample collection and operational decontamination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mandy Foster)

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