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Gas! Gas! Gas!

Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Lambert, chemical, biological radiological and nuclear noncommissioned officer, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, explains the procedures for Mask confidence training to 1st BCT Soldiers at the Fort Carson CBRN training site, Aug 10, 2012. To validate Soldiers’ ability to properly use their M40-series protective masks, the CBRN specialists directed students to remove the masks from their faces for five seconds before replacing them, expelling any gas trapped inside and then resealing the masks to their faces.



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This work, Gas! Gas! Gas! [Image 4 of 6], by SPC Andrew Ingram, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.10.2012

Date Posted:08.28.2012 15:55

Photo ID:653327

VIRIN:120810-A-YY130-196

Resolution:2100x1588

Size:2.52 MB

Location:FORT CARSON, CO, USGlobe

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