Soldiers, Airmen, Emergency Medical Teams Train for Natural Disasters

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Airmen walk out the rear ramp of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at the Georgetown County Airport, S.C., June 5, 2014.The airmen are members of a decontamination team assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Fighter Wing. The Guardsmen are working with the state's emergency management division and local emergency agencies to effectively respond to hurricanes and chemical accidents that may threaten the state. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jorge Intriago
  • Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Laymon, center, explains to Air Force Staff Sgt. Chad Peebles, left, and Air Force Tech. Sgt. Eric Peter, right, where to conduct perimeter checks at the Georgetown County Airport, S.C., June 5, 2014. Laymon commands South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Security Forces Squadron, and Peebles and Peter are assigned to the unit. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jorge Intriago
  • Airmen arrive at the scene of a simulated chemical accident at a local corporation near Georgetown County Airport, S.C., June 5, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder
  • Airmen put on their chemical protective suits after arriving at the scene of a simulated chemical accident at a local corporation near Georgetown County Airport, S.C., June 5, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder
  • Airmen check each other's chemical protective suits after arriving at the scene of a simulated chemical accident at a local corporation near Georgetown County Airport, S.C., June 5, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder
  • Georgetown county fire and emergency medical teams arrive at the scene of a simulated chemical accident to assist airmen at a local corporation near Georgetown County Airport, S.C., June 5, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder
  • Georgetown county fire and emergency medical service members secure a simulated victim onto a stretcher during a bus crash scenario at a local corporation near Georgetown County Airport, S.C., June 5, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jorge Intriago
  • Airmen carry a simulated casualty during a chemical spill scenario at a local corporation near Georgetown County Airport, S.C., June 5, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jorge Intriago
  • Air Force Tech. Sgt. Eric Peter and Air Force Staff Sgt. Chad Peebles conduct perimeter checks while a C-130 Hercules aircraft lands at the Georgetown County Airport, S.C., June 5, 2014. Peters and Peebles are assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Security Forces Squadron. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jorge Intriago