602nd Medics Await Simulated Casualty in Decontamination Process
Spc. Megan Rowley and Spc. Kristopher Fernando medics assigned to the 602nd Area Support Medical Company located at Fort Bragg, N.C., wait for a simulated victim to complete the decontamination process for medical assessment April 29, 2017, as a part of Guardian Response at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind. Exercise Guardian Response is a multi-component training exercise run by the U.S. Army Reserve designed to validate more than 4,000 service members in Defense Support of Civil Authorities in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear catastrophe. This year's exercise simulated an improvised nuclear device explosion with a source region electromagnetic pulse out to more than four miles. The 84th Training Command hosted the exercise, and the 78th Training Division, headquartered in Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, conducted the training. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Staff Sgt. Brad Ruffin, 206th Broadcast Operations Detachment)