HomeNews

News Search

Grand Forks AFB hosts readiness competition

Staff Sgt. Jacob Williams, unit deployment manager with the 319th Logistics Readiness Squadron, left, simulates a combat environment by firing foam darts towards team members of the 319 LRS as they provide self-aid and buddy care during a readiness competition May 18, 2018, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The readiness competition consisted of 10 stations meant to test Airmen on their knowledge and application of SABC, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapon safety, map-reading, hand-to-hand combat, weapons assembly and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)

Staff Sgt. Jacob Williams, unit deployment manager with the 319th Logistics Readiness Squadron, left, simulates a combat environment by firing foam darts towards team members of the 319 LRS as they provide self-aid and buddy care during a readiness competition May 18, 2018, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The readiness competition consisted of 10 stations meant to test Airmen on their knowledge and application of SABC, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapon safety, map-reading, hand-to-hand combat, weapons assembly and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)

Members of the 319th Security Forces Squadron work together during a readiness competition to complete a written test on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons May 18, 2018, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. Units across the base created teams of Airmen to participate in the competition, testing their knowledge and application of topics to include CBRN, self-aid and buddy care, weapons assembly, hand-to-hand combat and map-reading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)

Members of the 319th Security Forces Squadron work together during a readiness competition to complete a written test on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons May 18, 2018, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. Units across the base created teams of Airmen to participate in the competition, testing their knowledge and application of topics to include CBRN, self-aid and buddy care, weapons assembly, hand-to-hand combat and map-reading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)

1st Lt. Gregory, RQ-4 Global Hawk pilot with the 69th Reconnaissance Group, right, applies combat techniques to Senior Airman Jeren Grantham, simulated perpetrator and instructor with the 319th Security Forces Squadron, during a readiness competition May 18, 2018, at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. Hand-to-hand combat was one of the many stations at the competition meant to test teams from units across the base on their knowledge and application of readiness skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)

1st Lt. Gregory, RQ-4 Global Hawk pilot with the 69th Reconnaissance Group, right, applies combat techniques to Senior Airman Jeren Grantham, simulated perpetrator and instructor with the 319th Security Forces Squadron, during a readiness competition May 18, 2018, at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. Hand-to-hand combat was one of the many stations at the competition meant to test teams from units across the base on their knowledge and application of readiness skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)

A team from the 319th Communications Squadron demonstrates a litter carry during a readiness competition May 18, 2018, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. In addition to the litter carry, each team was scored based on their ability to read a map and determine coordinates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)

A team from the 319th Communications Squadron demonstrates a litter carry during a readiness competition May 18, 2018, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. In addition to the litter carry, each team was scored based on their ability to read a map and determine coordinates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)

Staff Sgt. Jeremy Breillatt, emergency management craftsman with the 319th Civil Engineer Squadron, left, puffs stannic chloride gas towards Tech. Sgt. Andres Dominguez, noncommissioned officer in charge of relocations with the 319th Force Support Squadron, to test the seal of his gas mask during a readiness competition May 18, 2018, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. Airmen were tested on their ability to put on mission oriented protective posture gear, in addition to providing self-aid and buddy care, weapons assembly and map-reading during the competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)

Staff Sgt. Jeremy Breillatt, emergency management craftsman with the 319th Civil Engineer Squadron, left, puffs stannic chloride gas towards Tech. Sgt. Andres Dominguez, noncommissioned officer in charge of relocations with the 319th Force Support Squadron, to test the seal of his gas mask during a readiness competition May 18, 2018, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. Airmen were tested on their ability to put on mission oriented protective posture gear, in addition to providing self-aid and buddy care, weapons assembly and map-reading during the competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Staff Sgt. Jacob Williams, unit deployment manager with the 319th Logistics Readiness Squadron, left, simulates a combat environment by firing foam darts towards team members of the 319 LRS as they provide self-aid and buddy care during a readiness competition May 18, 2018, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The readiness competition consisted of 10 stations meant to test Airmen on their knowledge and application of SABC, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapon safety, map-reading, hand-to-hand combat, weapons assembly and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)