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19th AW conducts ATSO Rodeo

An Airman puts on a gas mask.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin Hocog, 19th Medical Group bioenvironmental technician, prepares a gas mask during a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020. The 19th Airlift Wing continues to forge Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear readiness through monthly Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) Rodeos. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jayden Ford)

An Airman tapes another Airman's gloves.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin Hocog, 19th Medical Group bioenvironmental technician, helps Senior Airman Jajuan Erby, 19th Medical Group bioenvironmental technician, put tape around his gloves during a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020. The 19th Airlift Wing conducts monthly Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) exercises to maintain full spectrum readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jayden Ford)

Three Airmen stand near a large grey aircraft in MOPP gear.

Airmen from the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron watch as a C-130J Super Hercules parks during a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020. The 19th Airlift Wing continues to forge Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear readiness through monthly Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) Rodeos. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jayden Ford)

Two Airmen walk towards a large grey plane in protective clothing.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin Hocog, 19th Medical Group bioenvironmental technician, simulates inspecting for radiation on an aircraft while an Airman from the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron logs information during a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020. The 19th Airlift Wing conducts monthly Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) exercises to maintain full spectrum readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jayden Ford)

Two Airmen walk towards a bus.

Two Airmen from the 61st Airlift Squadron walk toward a bus that will transport them to a decontamination line during a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020. The 19th Airlift Wing continues to forge Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear readiness through monthly Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) Rodeos. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jayden Ford)

Two Airmen untie another Airman's boots.

Two Airmen from the 19th Operations Support Squadron untie a 41st Airlift Squadron Airman’s boots as part of a simulated decontamination line during a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020. The 19th Airlift Wing conducts monthly Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) exercises to maintain full spectrum readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jayden Ford)

Multiple Airmen check another Airmen for simulated radiation with equipment.

Airmen from the 19th Operations Support Squadron and 19th Medical Group bioenvironmental flight inspect an Airman from the 41st Airlift Squadron as part of a simulated decontamination line during a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020. The decontamination line allows any member who has possibly been exposed to radiation to be safely checked then decontaminated. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jayden Ford)

An Airman checks another Airmen for simulated radiation using a small grey tool.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jajuan Erby, 19th Medical Group bioenvironmental technician, is inspected for simulated radiation during a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020. The decontamination line allows for any member who has possibly been exposed to radiation to be safely checked then decontaminated. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jayden Ford)

An Airman checks another Airman for simulated radiation with a small grey tool.

A 19th Operations Support Squadron Airman is inspected for radiation by a 19th Medical Group Airman as part of a simulated decontamination line during a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020. The decontamination line allows any member who has possibly been exposed to radiation to be safely checked then decontaminated. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jayden Ford)

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