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June 5, 2014

Airmen participate in USAFWS integration exercise

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard

Staff Sgt. Jeremy Hogan, 99th Security Forces Squadron patrolman and Master Sgt. Michael Wobser, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department assistant chief of operations, discuss an exercise scenario May 30 at Nellis Air Force Base. The exercise provided Airman the opportunity to get critical training for real-world situations such as aircraft mishaps and causalities.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard

Capt. Michael Chetkowski, 315th Weapons Squadron weapons school student, participates in the U.S. Air Force Weapons School integration exercise May 30 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The USAFWS teaches graduate-level instructor courses that provide the world’s most advanced training in weapons and tactics employment. During the course, students receive an average of 400 hours of graduate-level academics and participate in demanding combat training missions.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard

Maj. George Chapman (left), U.S. Air Force Weapons School instructor, speaks to Capt. Michael Chetkowski, 315th Weapons Squadron weapons school student, about aspects of the USAFWS integration exercise May 30 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The exercise tests Airmen’s knowledge about their designated career field to help ensure they are always ready for real world scenarios.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard

Firefighters from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron rush in to an aircraft burn trainer during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School integration exercise May 30 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 99th CES firefighters train to respond to both aircraft and structural fires.

 

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Tech. Sgt. Dan Hansen, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron NCO in charge of emergency management, uses a RADēCO air sampler during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School integration exercise May 30 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The RADēCO air samplers are used in remote monitoring programs, emergency planning and health physics departments at nuclear power plants and research facilities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia. The instruments detect if there is any radiation in the air.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard

Master Sgt. Michael Wobser, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department assistant chief of operations, speaks to Airmen during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School integration exercise, May 30 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Airmen throughout the Air Force are put through various exercise scenarios to help ensure their capabilities are ready to be used at a moment’s notice. The exercise included an aircraft mishap, mock casualties and a mock accident involving hazardous materials.




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