1 / 5 A Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 75th Field Artillery Brigade chemical officer runs a training simulation and yells "Gas! Gas! Gas!" as Soldiers quickly don and clear their masks. The training, April 30, 2018, at Fort Sill, Okla., gave Soldiers experience and confidence with their equipment knowing it will help them withstand a chemical attack. VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 5 Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 75th Field Artillery Brigade Soldiers file into a chemical biological radiological nuclear (CBRN) training building filled with tear gas for their annual CBRN training April 30, 2018 at Fort Sill, Okla. VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 5 Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 75th Field Artillery Brigade, Soldier, Pvt. Ivan Swindle, demonstrates how to drink from a canteen whilst wearing the protective mask. Battery Soldiers worked through chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear annual training April 30, 2018, at Fort Sill, Okla., ensuring unit readiness. VIEW ORIGINAL 4 / 5 Capt. Gregory Moxcey, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery commander, 75th Field Artillery Brigade, gives a class on testing the surrounding area for chemical exposure. The detection kit helps Soldiers to know when it is safe to take off their protective masks. VIEW ORIGINAL 5 / 5 Sgt. Kevin Dickens, a chemical NCO from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 75th Field Artillery Brigade, helps Pfc. Ronald Griswold correctly don his protective mask, April 30, 2018, at Fort Sill, Okla.
"As the threat to the United States changes the capabilities of our adversaries continue to increase in lethality. Nowhere has this become more evident than in a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) environment. Achieving victory in a CBRN environment relies on trained Soldiers who trust their equipment is mission capable. This requires constant repetition and maintenance to ensure the American Soldier remains a lethal and adaptive warfighter."
Capt. Gregory Moxcey
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery,
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