Archive for June, 2011
Soldiers from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment recently got their turn in Fort Jackson’s Nuclear, Biological, Chemical chamber. On a rainy day in their third week of BCT, they completed the NBC training.
“The purpose of NBC is for them to get familiar with their equipment, and to know that if there is ever a severe situation, that they’ll be able to use their equipment properly,” said Capt. Jason Murray, commander of Co. A, 2nd Bn., 60th Inf. Reg. “They learn how to seal and clear the mask properly.”
A day at the NBC chamber begins with classroom instruction. Range cadre teach the trainees about the equipment they will be using. They break for lunch, then line up for the chamber. (continue reading…)