CBRN training protects Air Commandos

Senior Airman Felicia Arriola an administrative assistant with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, tries on a gas mask to ensure it is properly sealed during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear survival skills class at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The classe teach Air Commandos how to properly inspect, don and wear the Chemical Protective Overgarment in case of a chemical warfare related attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Senior Airman Felicia Arriola an administrative assistant with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, tries on a gas mask to ensure it is properly sealed during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear survival skills class at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The classe teach Air Commandos how to properly inspect, don and wear the Chemical Protective Overgarment in case of a chemical warfare related attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Air Commandos put on the Chemical Protective Overgarment during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense class at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The skills taught during CBRN survival skills prepare Airmen for the possibility of a chemical warfare related attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Air Commandos put on the Chemical Protective Overgarment during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense class at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The skills taught during CBRN survival skills prepare Airmen for the possibility of a chemical warfare related attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Capt. John Tobin, an electronic warfare officer with the 15th Special Operations Squadron, fastens his Chemical Protective Overgarment trousers to his boots during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear survival skills class at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The defense classes teaches Air Commandos how to properly don the CPO in case of a chemical warfare related attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Capt. John Tobin, an electronic warfare officer with the 15th Special Operations Squadron, fastens his Chemical Protective Overgarment trousers to his boots during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear survival skills class at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The defense classes teaches Air Commandos how to properly don the CPO in case of a chemical warfare related attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Senior Airman Felicia Arriola, an administrative assistant with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, points at M8 paper on a liquid detection point. Hands-on training teaches Air Commandos how to run a PAR Route, or Post Attack Reconnaissance, set up a zone transition point and LDPs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Senior Airman Felicia Arriola, an administrative assistant with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, points at M8 paper on a liquid detection point. Hands-on training teaches Air Commandos how to run a PAR Route, or Post Attack Reconnaissance, set up a zone transition point and LDPs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Airman David Jaklitsch, an emergency management apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, briefs Air Commandos during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear survival skills class at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The training prepares Airmen for the possibility of a chemical warfare related attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Airman David Jaklitsch, an emergency management apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, briefs Air Commandos during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear survival skills class at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The training prepares Airmen for the possibility of a chemical warfare related attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Senior Airman John Rolofson III, an emergency management journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, briefs Air Commandos on how to detect liquid contamination on M8 paper on a liquid detection point during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear survival skills at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4 2017. Hands-on training teaches Air Commandos how to run a PAR Route, or Post Attack Reconnaissance, set up a zone transition point and LDPs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

Senior Airman John Rolofson III, an emergency management journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, briefs Air Commandos on how to detect liquid contamination on M8 paper on a liquid detection point during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear survival skills at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4 2017. Hands-on training teaches Air Commandos how to run a PAR Route, or Post Attack Reconnaissance, set up a zone transition point and LDPs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- Air Commandos attended a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear survival skills class at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The skills taught during CBRN Survival Skills prepare Air Commandos for the possibility of a CBRN related attack. Without it, Airmen could be left vulnerable to terrorist or state use of CBRN weapons. The CBRN Survival Skills class teaches Air Commandos how to properly inspect, don and wear the Chemical Protective Overgarment in case of a chemical warfare related attack.