Chemical Biological Incident Response Force

 

Chemical Biological Incident Response Force

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command

Indian Head, MD
CBIRF News
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CBIRF tests response effectiveness during Exercise Scarlet Response 2015 July 29, 2015 — Marines and sailors with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, U.S. Marine Forces Command, began a 36-hour continuous operation as part of Exercise Scarlet Response 2015 at Guardian Centers in Perry, Georgia, July 23.  Scarlet Response 2015 is a dynamic exercise that allows every section in CBIRF: Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Technical MORE
CBIRF Marines conduct skills training during Exercise Scarlet Response 2015 July 24, 2015 — The Search and Extraction Platoon, made up of Marines and sailors with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, U.S. Marine Forces Command, put on their gas masks and suits in the sticky heat, July 21, for training that will prepare them for disasters around the world.The platoon is participating in Exercise Scarlet Response 2015 at Guardian MORE
CBIRF Marines train in Exercise Silent Ghost April 10, 2015 — Smoke poured out of the front doors of St. Elizabeth’s East hospital, Washington, D.C. Marines and corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force took over the grounds and cleared the four-story building, room by room.The force was responding to a simulated chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high yield explosive attack MORE
CBIRF tightens rope at Henrico February 6, 2015 — Marines and sailors with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force Technical Rescue Platoon participated in rope and rappel training Feb. 3-5, at Henrico Fire Drill Facility in Glen Allen, Virginia.The four-day training exercise tested the Marines and sailors on their tactical skills during incident response scenarios. The response force is MORE
CBIRF decontamination team puts critical skillsets to test February 6, 2015 — The Decontamination Platoon, consisting of Marines and sailors with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, II Marine Expeditionary Force, don their gloves and their gas masks February 4 for training unlike anything they had ever experienced.The platoon traveled to Perry, Georgia, to conduct live-agent decontamination using non-transplantable MORE
Chemical Biological Incident Response Force Marines ready to respond September 5, 2013 — The threat of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear weapon attack is a reality within today’s global state of affairs.The Marines and sailors of the Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, based in Indian Head, Md., constantly train for this reality. They travelled to the Guardian Center in Perry Aug. 15-20 for Exercise Scarlet MORE
CBIRF kicks off Commander’s Challenge November 19, 2012 — Marines assigned to the Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF) competed for pride and a few days' liberty at the inaugural Commander’s Challenge on Nov. 6 at the Downey Responder Training Facility at Naval Annex Stump Neck. The course was grueling: intense physical competition centering on nine miles of running, combined with knowledge MORE
One in 25 million: CBIRF Marine wins big in Vegas March 5, 2012 — There are many rare, but very exciting events that happen in a lifetime. For sports enthusiasts, it may be having the opportunity to see their pitcher throw a perfect game, which has only happened 20 times in the history of professional baseball, or seeing their football team go undefeated for an entire season and win the Super Bowl, as the 1972 MORE
Soldiers and Marines Share Skills in the NCR January 12, 2012 — Soldiers and Marines stationed in the National Capital Region (NCR) dug, cut and crawled through mounds of concrete, steel and just about anything else you can think of for 72 continuous hours this week, keeping their rescue skills ready for any incident within the NCR. Soldiers from the U.S. Army 911th Technical Rescue Engineer Company (911th MORE
Small Town Roots Grows Humble Hero May 11, 2011 — Sgt. Jeremy C. Lattimer grew up in the quiet town of Ashtabula, Ohio a far cry from the battle hardened Helmand Province in Afghanistan. Nevertheless, from a young age it was apparent that Lattimer had a passion for the military with a mindset that would benefit not only him but also the Marines he would one day lead and earn him the Bronze Star MORE

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