Logisticians unmask for training

By Staff Sgt. Mary S. KatzenbergerMay 2, 2013

Sgt. Dan L. Adams of Rock Hill, S.C., and Spc. Diego R. Aguilar, from Ecuador, each serving as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialists with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, emplace a lit candle in a gas chamber, April 29, 2013, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The paratroopers used the candle to melt capsules of O-chlorobenzylidene-malononitirle, or CS gas, during annual gas chamber training held for White Devil soldiers.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Dan L. Adams of Rock Hill, S.C., and Spc. Diego R. Aguilar, from Ecuador, each serving as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialists with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, emplace a lit candle in a gas chamber, April 29, 2013, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The paratroopers used the candle to melt capsules of O-chlorobenzylidene-malononitirle, or CS gas, during annual gas chamber training held for White Devil soldiers. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Robyn E. Boehringer, commander of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, lifts her field protective mask from her face, April 29, 2013, during annual gas chamber training held for her paratroopers on Fort Bragg, N.C. Boehringer entered the gas chamber with each squad of soldiers she sent through the chamber.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Robyn E. Boehringer, commander of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, lifts her field protective mask from her face, April 29, 2013, during annual gas chamber training held for her paratroopers on Fort Bragg, N.C. Boehringer entered the gas chamber with each squad of soldiers she sent through the chamber. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, reseal their field protective masks after unmasking inside a gas chamber, April 29, 2013, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers unmasked twice inside the chamber during training to gain confidence in their equipment.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, reseal their field protective masks after unmasking inside a gas chamber, April 29, 2013, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers unmasked twice inside the chamber during training to gain confidence in their equipment. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, pats charcoal from an M291 skin decontamination kit onto his hands after conducting gas chamber training, April 29, 2013, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The charcoal is used to decontaminate skin, weapons and personal equipment in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attack.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, pats charcoal from an M291 skin decontamination kit onto his hands after conducting gas chamber training, April 29, 2013, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The charcoal is used to decontaminate skin, weapons and personal equipment in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attack. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Kenneth J. Hill, a paratrooper assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, and a native of Los Angeles, Calif., flaps his arms in the air to remove chemical particles from his uniform after exiting a gas chamber, April 29, 2013, on Fort Bragg, N.C.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Kenneth J. Hill, a paratrooper assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, and a native of Los Angeles, Calif., flaps his arms in the air to remove chemical particles from his uniform after exiting a gas chamber, April 29, 2013, on Fort Bragg, N.C. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL