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Exercise tests Citizen Airmen's mission readiness

Airmen in exercise gear await instructions

Post-Attack Reconnaissance (PAR) teams at the 136th Airlift Wing identify a simulated casualty after an airstrike drill during a readiness exercise Oct. 25, 2021, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. In addition to searching for hazards, PAR teams look for anyone who may have been injured during an attack and provide self-aid and buddy care as necessary. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)

Airmen in exercise gear review a map

Citizen Airmen at the 136th Airlift Wing review a route map Oct. 25, 2021, in preparation for a readiness exercise at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. Many 136 AW Citizen Airmen participated in the readiness exercise to practice and polish their expeditionary skills in the field. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)

Airman in exercise gear exits building

Texas Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Nicolas Reyes, 136th Airlift Wing Command Post, evacuates the building during a readiness exercise Oct. 25, 2021, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. The 136 AW routinely holds inspection exercises to test members’ overall readiness, preparation and expeditionary skills. (Texas Air National Guard photo illustration by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)(This photo has been altered for security purposes by blurring out identification badges.)

Airmen in exercise gear simulate performing self-aid and buddy care

Citizen Airmen at the 136th Airlift Wing tend to a simulated civilian casualty as part of a readiness exercise Oct. 25, 2021, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. The 136 AW tested members’ ability to operate in hazardous environments to ensure units remain mission ready and efficient. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)

Airman in exercise gear talks on 2-way radio

Texas Air National Guard Senior Airman Ivan Langston, 136th Logistics Readiness Squadron, provides an update via radio to the control center after a simulated Post-Attack Reconnaissance (PAR) team sweep during a readiness exercise Oct. 25, 2021, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. After an airstrike, information is collected from PAR teams and used to confirm or deny the presence of hazards. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)

Airmen in exercise gear lay on ground outside

A group of 136th Airlift Wing Citizen Airmen await further instruction following an evacuation drill that included an encounter with a simulated unexploded ordinance Oct. 25, 2021, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. Wing members practiced multiple exercise scenarios designed to improve force readiness in simulated hazardous environments. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)

Airmen in exercise gear talk on 2-way radio

Post-Attack Reconnaissance (PAR) teams at the 136th Airlift Wing check liquid detection points (LDPs) for simulated signs of airborne chemical agents Oct. 25, 2021, during a readiness exercise at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. PAR teams sweep an identified route to look for such hazards as unexploded ordinances, chemical agents and facility damage. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)

Airmen take notes during exercise

Post-Attack Reconnaissance (PAR) teams at the 136th Airlift Wing check M8 paper at a liquid detection point (LDP) for simulated contamination during a readiness exercise Oct. 25, 2021, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth. These 136th Airlift Wing Citizen Airmen practiced multiple exercise scenarios designed to improve force readiness in simulated hazardous environments. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)

Airman stands in exercise gear with mock weapon

Texas Air National Guard Senior Airman Marielle Verbeeck, 136th Communications Flight, stands watch during a simulated Post-Attack Reconnaissance (PAR) sweep for a readiness exercise Oct. 25, 2021, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. The exercise was part of an inspection to ensure units remain compliant and continually improving during degraded conditions. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)

NAVAL AIR STATION JOINT RESERVE BASE, Texas -- Post-Attack Reconnaissance (PAR) teams at the 136th Airlift Wing identify a simulated casualty after an airstrike drill during a readiness exercise Oct. 25, 2021, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. In addition to searching for hazards, PAR teams look for anyone who may have been injured during an attack and provide self-aid and buddy care as necessary. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)