Army Reserve Soldiers conduct decontamination operations with 1st Armored Division
Army Reserve Spc. Nicole Vicario, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) specialist and native of Chicago, Illinois assigned to the 379th Chemical Company, 472nd Chemical Battalion, 209th Regional Support Group, 76th Operational Response Command, pours water into a decontamination apparatus in order to prime hoses and build pressure to start the machine as her unit prepares for decontamination operations at Orogrande, New Mexico, Aug. 8. Nearly 50 Soldiers from the 379th Chem. Co., 472nd Chem. Bn, 209th RSG, 76th ORC, spent the past few days here conducting a series of decontamination operations with active duty Army and Reserve units. The multi-day exercise not only helped the unit hone their specialized skills, it also showcased the unique capabilities they bring to the modern battlefield to assist and augment units from any component. (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)