Dog Patch tests Citizen Airmen's bare base survival skills

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  • By W.C.Pope
  • 439th Airllift Wing

During the SUPER UTA in June a number of training excercises took place around base. In Dog Patch, Westover's bivouac area, civil engineers, services personnel, personelists from 439th Force Support Squadron, 439th Airlift Wing command staff, and aircraft maintainers; trained in a bare base scenario.
A number of scenarios where played out giving all participants training in a bare base operation, including the ability to survive during a chemical attack, parameter security, feeding and keeping the Citizen Airmen hydrated.