Army Reserve Soldiers hone specialized skills during annual exercise
190619-A-BQ341-740.JPG Photo By: Sgt. 1st Class Brent Powell

Dugway Proving Ground, Utah - A group of Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 468th Chemical Battalion, 209th Regional Support Group, 76th Operational Response Command, prepare to remove a vacuum hose from a chemical lab during a training exercise at Dugway Proving Ground, June 19. More than 500 Army Reserve Soldiers from around the country are conducting a variety of specialized training at the base, focused on honing Soldiers chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) skill sets and obtaining unit validation as part of a three-week annual exercise known as Operation Desert Dragon. The exercise is designed to be the premiere CBRN validation event for Army Reserve units, and serve as the culminating training event for premobilization and top tier priority units. (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)


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