Chemical Biological Incident Response Force

 

Chemical Biological Incident Response Force

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command

Indian Head, MD
Marines with Decontamination Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, creating a force protection decontamination lane for Marines and sailors coming out of the “hot zone” at Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Decontamination Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, creating a force protection decontamination lane for Marines and sailors coming out of the “hot zone” at Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Decontamination Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, decontaminating casualties that were extracted out of a steam plant at Randall’s Island, N.Y., on Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medial as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Decontamination Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, decontaminating casualties that were extracted out of a steam plant at Randall’s Island, N.Y., on Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medial as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Technical Rescue Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, rescues simulated casualties using vehicle extrication and high angle rescue techniques as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Technical Rescue Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, rescues simulated casualties using vehicle extrication and high angle rescue techniques as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, assess and attend to simulated casualties of a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Decontamination Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, decontaminating casualties that were extracted out of a steam plant at Randall’s Island, N.Y., on Sept. 15, 2016.
CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medial as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Decontamination Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, decontaminating casualties that were extracted out of a steam plant at Randall’s Island, N.Y., on Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medial as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Staff Sgt. Matthew Burke, an explosive ordnance disposal, EOD, technician with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, puts on an EOD bomb suit while already in a level “c” suit during a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Staff Sgt. Matthew Burke, an explosive ordnance disposal, EOD, technician with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, puts on an EOD bomb suit while already in a level “c” suit during a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal, EOD, platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, responding to and deactivating a notional explosive threat found at a steam plant on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal, EOD, platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, responding to and deactivating a notional explosive threat found at a steam plant on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Technical Rescue Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, rescues simulated casualties using vehicle extrication and high angle rescue techniques as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Technical Rescue Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, rescues simulated casualties using vehicle extrication and high angle rescue techniques as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal, EOD, platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, responding to and deactivating a notional explosive threat found at a steam plant on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal, EOD, platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, responding to and deactivating a notional explosive threat found at a steam plant on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Technical Rescue Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, rescues simulated casualties using vehicle extrication and high angle rescue techniques as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Technical Rescue Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, rescues simulated casualties using vehicle extrication and high angle rescue techniques as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Technical Rescue Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, rescues simulated casualties using vehicle extrication and high angle rescue techniques as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Technical Rescue Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, rescues simulated casualties using vehicle extrication and high angle rescue techniques as part of a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
RANDALL’S ISLAND, N.Y. – Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal, EOD, platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, responding to and deactivating a notional explosive threat found at a steam plant on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
RANDALL’S ISLAND, N.Y. – Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal, EOD, platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, responding to and deactivating a notional explosive threat found at a steam plant on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal, EOD, platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, responding to and deactivating a notional explosive threat found at a steam plant on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal, EOD, platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participate in a final training exercise with Fire Department of New York, FDNY, responding to and deactivating a notional explosive threat found at a steam plant on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, extracted numerous casualties as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, extracted numerous casualties as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, extracted numerous casualties as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, extracted numerous casualties as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, extracted numerous casualties as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, extracted numerous casualties as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, extracted numerous casualties as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, extracted numerous casualties as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, extracted numerous casualties as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, extracted numerous casualties as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Sgt. Augustin A. Romero, team leader for Identification and Detection Platoon, IDP, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, talks to the Primary Assessment Teams before they head to the “hot zone” to search and detect hazardous chemical agents during the training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Sgt. Augustin A. Romero, team leader for Identification and Detection Platoon, IDP, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, talks to the Primary Assessment Teams before they head to the “hot zone” to search and detect hazardous chemical agents during the training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Marines with Identification and Detection Platoon, IDP, part of the primary assessment team, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, locate and assess casualties found at a steam plant during a training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Marines with Identification and Detection Platoon, IDP, part of the primary assessment team, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, locate and assess casualties found at a steam plant during a training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Lt. Col. Shaun T. Fitzpatrick, executive officer for Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, and Initial Response Force, IRF B, mission commander, presents a certificate of appreciation to Fire Capt. Michael Smithwick for his work in support of CBIRF during the training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Lt. Col. Shaun T. Fitzpatrick, executive officer for Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, and Initial Response Force, IRF B, mission commander, presents a certificate of appreciation to Fire Capt. Michael Smithwick for his work in support of CBIRF during the training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
RANDALL’S ISLAND, N.Y. – Marines with Identification and Detection Platoon, IDP, and Technical Rescue Platoon, part of the primary assessment team, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, locate and assess casualties found at a steam plant during a training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
RANDALL’S ISLAND, N.Y. – Marines with Identification and Detection Platoon, IDP, and Technical Rescue Platoon, part of the primary assessment team, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, locate and assess casualties found at a steam plant during a training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Staff Sgt. Justin Wells, safety officer for Initial Response Force, IRF, B, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, left, examines a Technical Rescue Platoon Marine before heading into the “hot zone” for proper personal protective gear as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Staff Sgt. Justin Wells, safety officer for Initial Response Force, IRF, B, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, left, examines a Technical Rescue Platoon Marine before heading into the “hot zone” for proper personal protective gear as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Cpl. Alex Sousa, team leader with Identification and Detection Platoon, IDP, is looking for casualties during their first primary assessment of a notional steam plant explosion during a training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016.
CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Cpl. Alex Sousa, team leader with Identification and Detection Platoon, IDP, is looking for casualties during their first primary assessment of a notional steam plant explosion during a training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Scott D. Myhra, platoon commander for identification and detection platoon, IDP, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, and chemical biological radiological nuclear, CBRN, officer for Initial Response Force, IRF, B, left, talks to Cpl. Alex Sousa, team leader with IDP, CBIRF, right, before heading into the contaminated zone or “hot zone” to search and identify contaminants around a steam plant as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Scott D. Myhra, platoon commander for identification and detection platoon, IDP, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, and chemical biological radiological nuclear, CBRN, officer for Initial Response Force, IRF, B, left, talks to Cpl. Alex Sousa, team leader with IDP, CBIRF, right, before heading into the contaminated zone or “hot zone” to search and identify contaminants around a steam plant as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Capt. Zacharias G. Dentes, Reaction Force Company executive officer and Initial Response Force, IRF, B commander, left, and Master Sgt. Richard T. Ho, Technical Rescue Platoon team leader and emergency safety officer for IRF B, right, formulate a plan to respond to a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
CBIRF, FDNY partner for simulated steam plant explosion
Capt. Zacharias G. Dentes, Reaction Force Company executive officer and Initial Response Force, IRF, B commander, left, and Master Sgt. Richard T. Ho, Technical Rescue Platoon team leader and emergency safety officer for IRF B, right, formulate a plan to respond to a notional steam plant explosion as part of a final training exercise with the Fire Department of New York, FDNY, on Randall’s Island, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016. CBIRF’s Marines and sailors participated in a training event that included three days of lane training with FDNY instructors teaching classes in vehicle extrication, breaching, rope rescue and medical as part of urban rescue operations, and a final training operation in which CBIRF responded to a notional steam plant explosion. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
Cmdr. Tina Sauter, senior medical officer with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), explains to Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, the process of how CBIRF medical personnel triage contaminated casualties during a crisis as part of an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training capabilities,  and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Commander JTFCS visits CBIRF training ground
Cmdr. Tina Sauter, senior medical officer with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), explains to Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, the process of how CBIRF medical personnel triage contaminated casualties during a crisis as part of an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training capabilities, and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, right, shakes hands with Marine Col. Michael Carter, commanding officer of Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training capabilities,  and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Commander JTFCS visits CBIRF training ground
Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, right, shakes hands with Marine Col. Michael Carter, commanding officer of Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training capabilities, and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Marine Sgt. Sawyer Guerin, a team leader with Decontamination Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), explains to Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, how CBIRF Marines take casualties through non-ambulatory decontamination while other Marines demonstrate that process during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training capabilities,  and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Commander JTFCS visits CBIRF training ground
Marine Sgt. Sawyer Guerin, a team leader with Decontamination Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), explains to Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, how CBIRF Marines take casualties through non-ambulatory decontamination while other Marines demonstrate that process during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training capabilities, and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Patrick Higgins, lead civilian instructor for Downey Responder Training Facility with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), explains to Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, how CBIRF Marines learn to perform emergency action drills with their self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training and operational capabilities,  and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Commander JTFCS visits CBIRF training ground
Patrick Higgins, lead civilian instructor for Downey Responder Training Facility with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), explains to Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, how CBIRF Marines learn to perform emergency action drills with their self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training and operational capabilities, and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Marine Cpl. Devon Woycke, a team member with Identification and Detection Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), shows Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, the mobile laboratory mechanisms used to identify chemical and biological agents during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training and operational capabilities,  and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Commander JTFCS visits CBIRF training ground
Marine Cpl. Devon Woycke, a team member with Identification and Detection Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), shows Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, the mobile laboratory mechanisms used to identify chemical and biological agents during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training and operational capabilities, and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Marines with Identification and Detection Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), show Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, how they collect samples of chemical agents during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training and operational capabilities,  and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Commander JTFCS visits CBIRF training ground
Marines with Identification and Detection Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), show Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, how they collect samples of chemical agents during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training and operational capabilities, and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Marine Sgt. James Jacoby, a crash fire rescueman with Technical Rescue Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), explains to Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, how  CBIRF Marines extract casualties from a trench while other Marines demonstrate that process during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training capabilities,  and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Commander JTFCS visits CBIRF training ground
Marine Sgt. James Jacoby, a crash fire rescueman with Technical Rescue Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), explains to Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, how CBIRF Marines extract casualties from a trench while other Marines demonstrate that process during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site the Downey Responder Training Facility to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training capabilities, and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, center, watches as Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), enter a simulated contaminated building to search for casualties during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training and operational capabilities,  and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Commander JTFCS visits CBIRF training ground
Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, center, watches as Marines with Search and Extraction Platoon, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), enter a simulated contaminated building to search for casualties during an official visit at Naval Annex Stump Neck, Md., Sept. 29, 2016. Gallant visited CBIRF’s own training site to learn more about the Marines and sailors with CBIRF, their training and operational capabilities, and the equipment they use for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) crisis response and consequence management. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jonathan Herrera/Released)
Mission
When directed, CBIRF forward-deploys and/or responds with minimal warning to a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive (CBRNE) threat or event in order to assist local, state, or federal agencies and the geographic combatant commanders in the conduct of CBRNE response or consequence management operations, providing capabilities for command and control; agent detection and identification; search, rescue, and decontamination; and emergency medical care for contaminated personnel.
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