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Survive & operate evaluation: gear up

Survive and operate

An Airman secures her gas mask before reentering a contaminated zone during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 7. The Air Force Materiel Command evaluation exercised the Airmen’s ability to meet wartime and contingency taskings of employing and sustaining the force and the ability to survive and operate. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Survive and operate

Airmen quickly put on their protective gear during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 7. The Air Force Materiel Command evaluation exercised the Airmen’s ability to meet wartime and contingency taskings of employing and sustaining the force and the ability to survive and operate. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Survive and operate

An Airman helps his wingman remove his protective gear during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 7. The Air Force Materiel Command evaluation exercised the Airmen’s ability to meet wartime and contingency taskings of employing and sustaining the force and the ability to survive and operate. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Survive and operate

An Airman ensures her neck is not exposed before reentering a contaminated zone during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 7. The Air Force Materiel Command evaluation exercised the Airmen’s ability to meet wartime and contingency taskings of employing and sustaining the force and the ability to survive and operate. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Survive and operate

An Airman drinks water while in his protective gear during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 7. The Air Force Materiel Command evaluation exercised the Airmen’s ability to meet wartime and contingency taskings of employing and sustaining the force and the ability to survive and operate. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Survive and operate

Airmen secure their gas mask in place during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 7. The Air Force Materiel Command evaluation exercised the Airmen’s ability to meet wartime and contingency taskings of employing and sustaining the force and the ability to survive and operate. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

(Photos) Air Force Materiel Command inspects the deployment readiness of the Airmen at Eglin Air Force Base.