52nd CBCS practices ATSO skills

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Christopher LaFrance, 78th Air Base Wing exercise evaluation team chief, briefs member of the 52nd Combat Communications Squadron on what to expect during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the 52nd CBCS participated in ATSO training in preparation for the units upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Christopher LaFrance, 78th Air Base Wing exercise evaluation team chief, briefs member of the 52nd Combat Communications Squadron on what to expect during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the 52nd CBCS participated in ATSO training in preparation for the units upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Members of the 52nd Combat Communications Squadron carry helmets, bags and chemical warfare gear to their simulated deployed location during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise at the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Members of the 52nd Combat Communications Squadron carry helmets, bags and chemical warfare gear to their simulated deployed location during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise at the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Members of the 52nd Combat Communications Squadron place chemical agent sensitive paper on their critical communications asset during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise at the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Members of the 52nd Combat Communications Squadron place chemical agent sensitive paper on their critical communications asset during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise at the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Senior Airman Matthew Grove, 52nd Combat Communications Squadron radio frequency transmissions technician, reviews chemical agent sensitive paper placed on a stanchion while Staff Sgt. Brandon Cook, 52nd Communications Squadron radio frequency transmission technician, calls in a status of their findings on a land mobile radio during the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Senior Airman Matthew Grove, 52nd Combat Communications Squadron radio frequency transmissions technician, reviews chemical agent sensitive paper placed on a stanchion while Staff Sgt. Brandon Cook, 52nd Communications Squadron radio frequency transmission technician, calls in a status of their findings on a land mobile radio during the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Tech. Sgt. Aaron Arcega, 52nd Combat Communications Squadron cyber transport systems supervisor, provides unit reporting information during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise at the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Tech. Sgt. Aaron Arcega, 52nd Combat Communications Squadron cyber transport systems supervisor, provides unit reporting information during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise at the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Airman 1st Class Joseph Smith, 52nd Combat Communications Squadron cyber surety technician provides self aid and buddy care procedures to an injured Airman during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise at the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Airman 1st Class Joseph Smith, 52nd Combat Communications Squadron cyber surety technician provides self aid and buddy care procedures to an injured Airman during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise at the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Senior Airman Frank Fauland, 52nd Combat Communications Squadron radio frequency transmissions technician, calls in a status of the area on a land mobile radio during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise at the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Senior Airman Frank Fauland, 52nd Combat Communications Squadron radio frequency transmissions technician, calls in a status of the area on a land mobile radio during the ability to operate and survive (ATSO) exercise at the Warrior Air Base training area here June 25-27. More than 70 members of the unit participated in ATSO training in preparation for the unit’s upcoming operational readiness inspection. The three-day exercise included classroom and field training with a concentration on self-aid and buddy care, chemical warfare and law of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti)