Military and civilian first responders train together for incident response

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  • By Master Sgt. Charles Delano
  • 153rd Airlift Wing
Civilian and military emergency responders are convening at the 153rd Airlift Wing, Cheyenne, for Counter-CBRN All-Hazard Management Response training.

Instructors from the Air National Guard are providing radiological, biological, first response, medical, and incident command instruction about possible threats which might occur in the region. The four-day training includes subject-specific instruction, active shooter exercises, and radiological and biological tabletop exercises, and culminates with a capstone exercise encompassing portions of all training.

Participants include members of the 153rd Airlift Wing emergency operations center, security forces, fire and emergency services, F.E. Warren Air Force Base 90th Missile Wing emergency management, Region 7 Hazmat, Cheyenne Fire Rescue, Wyoming Emergency Management, Wyoming Public Health, and AirLife Denver air ambulatory service.