Contingency Response Exercise – focus on readiness

An Airman from the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management support team shows Col. Robert Shoeneberg, 39th ABW deputy commander, an ADM - 300 and radiation scanning probe during a contingency exercise at Incirlik Air Base, Türkiye, Feb. 13, 2024. The ADM - 300, which can be outfitted with probes to detect Alpha and Beta radiation as well as Gamma and X-rays was used by the team to practice detecting radiation sources in a simulated incident response area. The event was designed to exercise 39 Air Base Wing emergency response capabilities and provide Airmen with hands-on training. Routine training exercises optimize overall readiness in response to a chemical, biological, or radiological incident. The mission-focused training also allowed engineers, medical, emergency management, explosive ordnance disposal, bioenvironmental, communications, and several other disciplines to rehearse their capabilities both logistically and operationally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kaitlin Cashin)(This photo has been edited for security purposes)

PHOTO BY: Capt. Kaitlin Cashin
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