Members of the decontamination team from the New York Army National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry prepare casualties for decontamination and medical processing during validation of the team’s casualty evacuation, decontamination and medical assessment mission. Nearly 300 members of the New York Army National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) conducted their team’s validation exercise at Fort Drum, N.Y. on June 17, 2007.
The exercise evaluated the team’s ability to rapidly establish decontamination sites, evacuate casualties and provide decontamination and medical triage in support of civil authorities.
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