Special Forces Soldiers Validate Capability to Operate in Chemical Environment

By Sgt. Ian IvesAugust 22, 2018

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Washington - A Soldier with the 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) waits for instructions to remove his mask inside a CS gas chamber August 24, during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense confidence course. This exercise is designed to validate Soldiers' skills and confidence with their protective equipment so that they are trained and ready to respond to our nation's most complex and immediate problems. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ian Ives, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) /Released).
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