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Chemical Biological Incident Response Force

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command

Indian Head, MD
Chemical Biological Incident Response Force Mission

When directed, CBIRF forward-deploys and/or responds with minimal warning to a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive (CBRNE) threat or event in order to assist local, state, or federal agencies and the geographic combatant commanders in the conduct of CBRNE response or consequence management operations, providing capabilities for command and control; agent detection and identification; search, rescue, and decontamination; and emergency medical care for contaminated personnel.

CBIRF News
Marine Corps and Illinois response units train for chemical/biological emergencies August 7, 2018
From the Commanding Officer: Open letter regarding USO closing June 15, 2017
CBIRF conducts certification exercise aboard NSF Dahlgren, NSF Indian Head December 19, 2016
Nine seconds or die: CBIRF trains to the basics every day October 5, 2016
CBIRF provides CBRNE response capabilities to JTF-Shield, JTF-DNC during Republican and Democratic National Conventions August 16, 2016
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Maryland Youth Impact Program 2017
Marines with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, CBIRF, participated in this year's Maryland Youth Impact Program that took place at the University of Maryland from July 10th to the 21st in College Park Md. The Youth Impact Program is a leadership development program who partners with universities, public school teachers and military service members across the United States to promote a positive development in low-income, urban based, at-risk middle school students in which the Marines provided an extra sense of discipline and order to the students while participating in reading, writing and math activities as well as giving life skills classes in the mornings. In the afternoons the students participated in Marine Corps physical training, pt, sessions, as well as a football tournament coached by the University of Maryland football players. (Official U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Maverick S. Mejia/RELEASED)
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