Chemical Biological Incident Response Force
CBIRF News

District of Columbia, (Jan 11, 2022) – U.S. Marines from Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF) along with U.S. Army Soldiers from the 911th Technical Rescue Engineer Company participate in Joint technical rescue training using a trench trainer at the DC Fire Training Academy in Washington D.C. on January 11, 2022. CBIRF trains with various units and locations year-round in order to maintain maximum effectiveness for both the unit itself, and everyone else in the CBRNE mission set. Technical rescue is a vital component of CBRNE response, as Marines and Soldiers could potentially have to stabilize structures to provide aid. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Kristian S. Karsten/Released) - District of Columbia, (Jan 11, 2022) – U.S. Marines from Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF) along with U.S. Army Soldiers from the 911th Technical Rescue Engineer Company participate in Joint technical rescue training using a trench trainer at the DC Fire Training Academy in Washington D.C. on January 11, 2022. CBIRF trains with various units and locations year-round in order to maintain maximum effectiveness for both the unit itself, and everyone else in the CBRNE mission set. Technical rescue is a vital component of CBRNE response, as Marines and Soldiers could potentially have to stabilize structures to provide aid. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Kristian S. Karsten/Released)

Indian Head, Md. (November 24, 2021) – U.S. Marines and Sailors from Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF) receive awards for work above and beyond the call of duty in both the preparation and execution of a Commanding General’s Readiness Inspection (CGRI), aboard Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Md. on November 24, 2021. CGRI are extremely important to both the unit and the Commanding General, as it is a tool to allow the Commanding General to see exactly how effective and mission capable a unit is. Because of these Marines tireless efforts, CBIRF is mission capable, and continues our expeditious mindset of fighting the unseen enemy. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Kristian S. Karsten/Released) - Indian Head, Md. (November 24, 2021) – U.S. Marines and Sailors from Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF) receive awards for work above and beyond the call of duty in both the preparation and execution of a Commanding General’s Readiness Inspection (CGRI), aboard Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Md. on November 24, 2021. CGRI are extremely important to both the unit and the Commanding General, as it is a tool to allow the Commanding General to see exactly how effective and mission capable a unit is. Because of these Marines tireless efforts, CBIRF is mission capable, and continues our expeditious mindset of fighting the unseen enemy. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Kristian S. Karsten/Released)

Quantico, Virginia (October 20, 2021) – U.S. Marines from The Chemical Biological Incident Response Force participate (CBIRF) in a training range designed to train Explosive Ordinance Disposal technicians (EOD), in Quantico, Virginia. Training with various chemicals and explosives and how they interact is a vital part of EOD readiness. CBIRF EOD trains year round in order to maintain their ability to allow CBIRF to respond quickly, effectively, and safely. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Kristian S. Karsten/Released) - Quantico, Virginia (October 20, 2021) – U.S. Marines from The Chemical Biological Incident Response Force participate (CBIRF) in a training range designed to train Explosive Ordinance Disposal technicians (EOD), in Quantico, Virginia. Training with various chemicals and explosives and how they interact is a vital part of EOD readiness. CBIRF EOD trains year round in order to maintain their ability to allow CBIRF to respond quickly, effectively, and safely. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Kristian S. Karsten/Released)