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Air Force fire protection specialists conduct wartime-firefighting readiness training at JBER

By Alejandro Peña | JBER Public Affairs | Aug. 29, 2018

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — U.S. Air Force fire protection specialists assigned to the 673d Civil Engineer Squadron, conduct wartime-firefighting readiness training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 23-24, 2018. During the readiness training the Air Force firefighters donned various levels of mission oriented protective posture (MOPP) gear and practiced responding to live-fire emergency situations in a simulated toxic environment during a chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear strike.