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August 9, 2013

Natural disaster training

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56th Medical Group Airmen strap down a patient to a litter who simulated passing out during the exercise. The exercise gave responders the opportunity to use life-saving skills in a training environment.
 
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Airmen from the 56th MDG set up a decontamination shower tent during a severe thunderstorm exercise Aug. 1 on Luke Air Force Base. The tent is used to rinse off any pollutants that may have blown in or are due to flooding during the thunderstorm.
 
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Airmen from 56th CES lay a simulated damaged pole on the ground using a line truck.
 
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Airmen from the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron pull a a pole with simulated damage from the ground during the natural disaster exercise. The exercise was designed to help prepare base personnel for real-world disasters.




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