Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade
FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Brigadier General Steven Wickstrom, commander, 42nd Infantry Division paid a visit to Fort Drum on July 21, where New York Army National Guard Aviation Soldiers are training for CBRNE Consequence Management Response Force(CCMRF) missions starting Oct. 1, should they be called to active duty.
Soldiers at the Virtual Training Center on Fort Drum are demonstrating how to escape from a rolled Humvee using the Humvee Egress Assistance Trainer. Wickstrom also visited Soldiers conducting Nuclear, Biological and Chemical training at Range 3A, later in the afternoon.
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