Soldiers Train for Disaster

By David VergunMay 23, 2007

Soldiers search the rubble for "survivors" after the simulated detonation of a 10-kiloton nuclear device.
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers search the rubble for "survivors" after the simulated detonation of a 10-kiloton nuclear device. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Jim Greenhill) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Soldier extracts a simulated victim from a collapsed building.
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Sgt. David Whaley and Pvt. Jason Carroll prepare to extract a simulated victim from a collapsed building.
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Soldiers move the simulated victim to a medical facility.
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During a break in the rescue exercise, Soldiers hold a push-up contest in their chemical suits.
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National Guard Bureau Chief Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum talks to the Soldiers after the exercise.
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