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April 26, 2013

ABW tests accident response

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Sean Conley, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department driver operator, communicates with ground responders on a land mobile radio during an exercise April 18 on the hot cargo pad on the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flightline. This simulated scenario tested the base’s ability to respond to a munitions mishap.

 
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Medical Airmen from the 99th Aerospace Medical Squadron transport a simulated victim on a stretcher during an exercise at the hot cargo pad April 18 on the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flightline. The 99th Air Base Wing Plans and Programs Office coordinates and conducts a variety of exercises throughout the year in order to test Nellis’ ability to respond to potential real world situations.

 
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Sean Conley, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department driver operator, prepares to perform medical care on Staff Sgt. Charles Carter, 624th Aerospace Medical Squadron medical technician, during an exercise on the hot cargo pad April 18 on the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flightline. Carter, along with additional 624th AMDS Airmen, acted as simulated victims during the exercise in order to provide a more realistic scenario.

 
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Firefighters assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron standby after responding to an exercise April 18 held on the hot cargo pad at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flightline. Participants in the exercise were evaluated on their ability to effectively responding to a major ground mishap.

 
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Staff Sgt. Ryan Stafford (left), and Senior Airman Gloria Jasso (right), 99th Aerospace Medical Squadron flight medical technicians, assist Staff Sgt. Charles Carter, 624th AMDS medical technician, during an exercise April 18 at the hot cargo pad on the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flightline. The exercise tested Nellis service members to include 99th Civil Engineer Squadron’s firefighters and bio-environmental Airmen, 99th Security Forces Squadron and 99th AMDS’s medical personnel on their ability to act as first responders to a major munitions mishap.

 
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Sean Conley, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department driver operator, runs to check the status of simulated victims during a ground mishap exercise April 18 on the hot cargo pad on the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flightline. Nellis Airmen participated in a simulated scenario to test their accident response readiness.




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