44th Civil Support Team Aims for a Successful Training Proficiency Evaluation

Soldiers and Airmen of the Florida National Guard’s 44th Civil Support Team conducted training this week in West Palm Beach, Florida, as part of a skills validation exercise for U.S. Army North.

Donning their full body protective gear, designed to keep the Guardsmen alive in an environment contaminated by chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear agents, members of the team carefully investigated an abandoned courthouse building in search of CBRN threats. The realistic exercise was undertaken by the CST as part of their evaluation, certifying their valuable skillset of hunting down CBRN agents in urban areas, as required by U.S. Army North, every 18 months.

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Source: DVIDS