Jordan, U.S. target microscopic threats


Adversaries are not always detectable by the human eye. They sometimes take the form of stealthy microns, traveling silently with the speed and direction of the wind.

“Gas, gas, gas!”

In preparation for unexpected chemical agent exposures, U.S. Army Soldiers, with Charlie (C) Troop, 1st Squadron, 303rd Cavalry Regiment (1-303 CAV), 96th Troop Command (96 TC), Washington Army National Guard (WAARNG), partnered with Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) Chemical Support Unit (CSU) instructors for a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) at Joint Training Center-Jordan in November.

The SMEE, sponsored by the Jordan Operational Engagement Program (JOEP), spanned over three weeks focusing on CBRN safety tactics including proper use of the M4 series lightweight service mask, the joint service lightweight integrated suite technology, and characteristic identifications for someone who has been exposed to a chemical agent.

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Source: DVIDS