Homestead ARB to hold base-wide exercise March 8-11

Maj. Phillip Dlugasch, a clinical nurse assigned to the 482nd Medical Squadron, instructs his team medical technicians on proper triage and treatment methods during Operation Deliberate Tropic, Homestead Air Reserve Base, March 11, 2008. The Operational Readiness Exercise is a self-assessment of the wing’s ability to perform in a simulated combat environment. Explosive devices, smoke grenades and sirens will be used during the exercise to create realistic scenarios that reservists will encounter during the exercise. “Homestead Air Reserve Base goes to great lengths to ensure safety procedures are established and followed during exercises to prepare our reservists for deployment,” said Mr. Sean Quinn, 482nd Mission Support Group Emergency Management Office. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tim Norton)

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