CBRN response
Army Reserve Spc. Danisha Griffin (left), a chemical decontamination specialist from Sumter, South Carolina, assigned to the 413th Chemical Company, 457th Chemical Battalion, 415th Chemical Brigade, Task Force 76 uses a chemical detector to check radiation levels on Sgt. Marvin Frieson, a chemical decontamination specialist from Lake City, South Carolina, also assigned to the 413th Chem. Co., during decontamination operations at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Homestead, Florida Jan. 19. More than 300 Army Reserve Soldiers from the Task Force are conducting Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) response training in support of civil authorities at various locations in Homestead in order to sharpen their skills in saving lives, minimizing human suffering, maintaining public confidence and mitigating the effects of CBRN incidents. The training is in preparation for an upcoming joint exercise with the Miami-Dade Fire Department. (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)