Soldiers Conduct Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Training in Alaska

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Spc. William Luckman, center, explains the features, care and proper wear of the M40A1 protective mask as his unit prepares to enter the Arctic Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Chamber on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 17, 2013. Luckman is assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, Airborne, 509th Infantry Regiment. The soldiers conducted nuclear, biological and chemical training which included personal and early warning equipment use and decontamination procedures. U.S. Air Force photo by Percy Jones
  • Soldiers check their M40A1 protective masks before entering the Arctic Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Chamber on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 17, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Percy Jones
  • Army Spc. Joshua Achkio prepares to enter the Arctic Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Chamber on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 17, 2013. Achkio is assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, Airborne, 509th Infantry Regiment. U.S. Air Force photo by Percy Jones
  • Army Spc. Wyatt Chandler receives a stream of water to relieve the effects of a gas after exiting the Arctic Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Chamber on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 17, 2013. Chandler is assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, Airborne, 509th Infantry Regiment. U.S. Air Force photo by Percy Jones
  • Army Pfc. Christopher Hinch, left, and Army Spc. Joshua Haskins breathe a sigh of relief after exiting the Arctic Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Chamber on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 17, 2013. Hinch and Haskins are assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, Airborne, 509th Infantry Regiment. U.S. Air Force photo by Percy Jones
  • Soldiers draw ammunition before weapons qualifying during nuclear, biological and chemical training at the Small Arms Complex on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 17, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, Airborne, 509th Infantry Regiment.
 U.S. Air Force photo by Percy Jones
  • Army Pfc. James Sneed fires his M4 carbine at a target during nuclear, biological and chemical training at the Small Arms Complex on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 17, 2013. Sneed is assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, Airborne, 509th Infantry Regiment.  U.S. Air Force photo by Percy Jones
  • Army Pfc. Christopher Hinch waits for a range safety officer to check his M4 carbine after qaulifying during nuclear, biological and chemical training at the Small Arms Complex on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 17, 2013. Hinch is assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, Airborne, 509th Infantry Regiment. U.S. Air Force photo by Percy Jones
  • Soldiers transition on the record fire range during during nuclear, biological and chemical training at the Small Arms Complex on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 17, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Percy Jones
  • Army Sgt. Ryan Concepcion, standing, safety checks Army Pfc. James Sneed's M4 carbine before he departs the range after qaulifying during nuclear, biological and chemical training at the Small Arms Complex on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 17, 2013. Concepcion is assigned to Company F, and Sneed is assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, Airborne, 509th Infantry Regiment. U.S. Air Force photo by Percy Jones