Reserve brigade marks historic first with unique multi-state field training exercise
Army Reserve Sgt. Griselda Cazales, a chemical operations specialist and native of Ontario, California, assigned to the 307th Chemical Company, 453rd Chemical Battalion, 209th Regional Support Group, 76th Operational Response Command, attaches a cable to sensing equipment on top of a Humvee equipped with a Biological Integrated Detection System (BIDS) during unit chemical detection operations at Los Alamitos, California Sept. 13. The training was part of a brigade wide Field Training Exercise that involved more than 2000 Army Reserve Soldiers, four battalions and 15 companies conducting a variety of training simultaneously at locations across the nation as part of an ambitious brigade level field training exercise (FTX) hosted by the 209th Regional Support Group, 76th Operational Response Command. (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)