Reserve CST Leads Multi-National CBRN Demonstration
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Ramos performs a medical evaluation on Moroccan soldier during a CBRN demonstration at the Port of Agadir, Morocco, Jun. 9, 2023, part of African Lion “My role is to provide medical advice and care to our joint team as a line medic,” said Ramos. “During the demonstration, I completed initial medical assessments of our simulated casualties before sending them on for the appropriate next level of care.” The 773rd is a technical HAZMAT reaction team, the only one of its kind in the U.S. Army Europe - Africa theater. Exercises such as African Lion provide opportunities for this specialized Army Reserve unit to assess, develop, and train alongside Allies and partners, getting the repetitions needed to fight and win together, on the modern-day battlefield, and illustrate the integral role of the U.S. Army Reserve in the success of unilateral military operations around the globe. 18 nations and approximately 8,000 personnel will participate in African Lion 2023, U.S. Africa Command's largest annual combined, joint exercise that will take place in multiple countries to include Morocco from May 13 - June 18, 2023.