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Airmen don M50 gas masks during Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The training was designed to reinforce Airmen’s ability to utilize their Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear in a potential chemical environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Airmen don M50 gas masks during Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The training was designed to reinforce Airmen’s ability to utilize their Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear in a potential chemical environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Airmen demonstrate a two-man carry during Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. In an emergency situation, two-man carries allow Airmen to transport casualties for long distances. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Airmen demonstrate a two-man carry during Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. In an emergency situation, two-man carries allow Airmen to transport casualties for long distances. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Staff Sgt. Haillie Luebke, Self-Aid Buddy Care advisor, trains Airmen on fore-and-aft carries during Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The fore-and-aft carry can be used to transport conscious or unconscious casualties to safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Staff Sgt. Haillie Luebke, Self-Aid Buddy Care advisor, trains Airmen on fore-and-aft carries during Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The fore-and-aft carry can be used to transport conscious or unconscious casualties to safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Senior Airman Quentin Deneau Jr., 39th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal instructor, familiarizes Airmen on unexploded ordnances during Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The training sought to improve the characterization of UXOs when reporting a discovery. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Senior Airman Quentin Deneau Jr., 39th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal instructor, familiarizes Airmen on unexploded ordnances during Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The training sought to improve the characterization of UXOs when reporting a discovery. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Airmen don M50 gas masks during Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The M50 gas mask is designed to protect against chemical, biological and radiological environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Airmen don M50 gas masks during Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The M50 gas mask is designed to protect against chemical, biological and radiological environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Senior Airman Jameson Tate, 39th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency manager, showcases the use of M9 tape during an Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. When placed on surfaces, M9 tape serves as a visual warning of liquid chemical agent attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

Senior Airman Jameson Tate, 39th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency manager, showcases the use of M9 tape during an Ability to Survive and Operate training May 24, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. When placed on surfaces, M9 tape serves as a visual warning of liquid chemical agent attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey --

Airmen from the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron hosted an Ability to Survive and Operate training to reinforce Airmen’s ability to utilize their Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear in a potential chemical environment, demonstrate proper usage of M9 tape and familiarize Airmen on unexploded ordnances.