Exercise tests decontamination ability

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Senior Airman Jessica Mueller, 460th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Flight, programs the high volume air sampler, which samples airborne alpha radiation at the center of a contamination point during an exercise here Nov. 7. Members of the 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, 460th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Flight and 460th CES Fire Protection Flight exercised their ability to move people from a contaminated area into an uncontaminated area through a decontamination line. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sanjay Allen)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Senior Airman Jessica Mueller, 460th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Flight, programs the high volume air sampler, which samples airborne alpha radiation at the center of a contamination point during an exercise at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Nov. 7. Members of the 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, 460th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Flight and 460th CES Fire Protection Flight exercised their ability to move people from a contaminated area into an uncontaminated area through a decontamination line. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sanjay Allen)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Airman 1st Class R.J. Cockrell, 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, checks the fire suit of Mr. Chris DeBaca, 460th CES Fire Protection Flight, for alpha radiation at the decontamination point during an exercise here Nov. 7. Members of the 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, 460th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Flight and 460th CES Fire Protection Flight exercised their ability to move people from a contaminated area into an uncontaminated area through a decontamination line. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sanjay Allen)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Airman 1st Class R.J. Cockrell, 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, checks the fire suit of Mr. Chris DeBaca, 460th CES Fire Protection Flight, for alpha radiation at the decontamination point during an exercise at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Nov. 7. Members of the 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, 460th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Flight and 460th CES Fire Protection Flight exercised their ability to move people from a contaminated area into an uncontaminated area through a decontamination line. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sanjay Allen)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Senior Airman Lori White, 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, cuts a contaminated suit off of a volunteer in the decontamination line during today's exercise during an exercise here Nov. 7. Members of the 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, 460th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Flight and 460th CES Fire Protection Flight exercised their ability to move people from a contaminated area into an uncontaminated area through a decontamination line. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sanjay Allen)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Senior Airman Lori White, 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, cuts a contaminated suit off of a volunteer in the decontamination line during an exercise at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Nov. 7. Members of the 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, 460th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Flight and 460th CES Fire Protection Flight exercised their ability to move people from a contaminated area into an uncontaminated area through a decontamination line. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sanjay Allen)