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Ramp operations personnel assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron assemble the ramp sections of DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del.

Ramp operations personnel assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron assemble the ramp sections of DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del.

Ramp operations personnel assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron position the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring up to the ramp of a C-17 Globemaster III from the 105th Airlift Wing, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Ramp operations personnel assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron position the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring up to the ramp of a C-17 Globemaster III from the 105th Airlift Wing, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Ramp operations specialists assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron carry the ramp sections of DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. The vehicles and team members were airlifted by a C-17 to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Ramp operations specialists assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron carry the ramp sections of DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. The vehicles and team members were airlifted by a C-17 to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Dane Coward, 436th Aerial Port Squadron aircraft freight loader supervisor and Senior Airman Nicholas Powell, 137th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., check the weight and balance diagram of a vehicle prior to it being uploaded on a C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. were airlifted to Florida to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Dane Coward, 436th Aerial Port Squadron aircraft freight loader supervisor and Senior Airman Nicholas Powell, 137th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., check the weight and balance diagram of a vehicle prior to it being uploaded on a C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. were airlifted to Florida to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Staff Sgt. Ryan Stanich, 137th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., watches a vehicle backing up on the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Staff Sgt. Ryan Stanich, 137th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., watches a vehicle backing up on the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Ramp operations personnel assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron along with 137th Airlift Squadron loadmasters from Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., watch a vehicle back up onto a C-17 Globemaster III using the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Ramp operations personnel assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron along with 137th Airlift Squadron loadmasters from Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., watch a vehicle back up onto a C-17 Globemaster III using the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Underneath a vehicle, Airman 1st Class Jacob Vangchhia, 436th Aerial Port Squadron ramp operations specialist, attaches cargo chains to secure a vehicle to a C-17 Globemaster III cargo floor Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Vangchhia and other ramp operations personnel loaded five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Underneath a vehicle, Airman 1st Class Jacob Vangchhia, 436th Aerial Port Squadron ramp operations specialist, attaches cargo chains to secure a vehicle to a C-17 Globemaster III cargo floor Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Vangchhia and other ramp operations personnel loaded five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Ramp operations specialists, Airman 1st Class Francisco Garcia Matos, 71st Aerial Port Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., and Jacob Vangchhia, 436th APS, install cargo chains to secure a vehicle to a C-17 Globemaster III cargo floor Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Garcia Matos and Vangchhia, along with other ramp operations personnel loaded five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. The 71st APS is a geographically-separated unit of the 512th Airlift Wing, Dover AFB (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Ramp operations specialists, Airman 1st Class Francisco Garcia Matos, 71st Aerial Port Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., and Jacob Vangchhia, 436th APS, install cargo chains to secure a vehicle to a C-17 Globemaster III cargo floor Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Garcia Matos and Vangchhia, along with other ramp operations personnel loaded five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. The 71st APS is a geographically-separated unit of the 512th Airlift Wing, Dover AFB (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Ramp operations personnel assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron along with 137th Airlift Squadron loadmasters from Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., watch a vehicle back up onto a C-17 Globemaster III using the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Ramp operations personnel assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron along with 137th Airlift Squadron loadmasters from Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., watch a vehicle back up onto a C-17 Globemaster III using the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The modular shoring was used to upload five vehicles belonging to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Staff Sgt. Ryan Stanich, 137th Airlift Squadron C-17 loadmaster, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., marshals a vehicle backing up on the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del., were airlifted to Florida by a C-17 assigned to the 105th Airlift Wing, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., to support a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
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Staff Sgt. Ryan Stanich, 137th Airlift Squadron C-17 loadmaster, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., marshals a vehicle backing up on the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del., were airlifted to Florida by a C-17 assigned to the 105th Airlift Wing, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., to support a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Delaware Army National Guard Capt. Stephen Davis, survey team leader, and Sgt. 1st Class Louis Krause, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear NCO in charge, both assigned to the 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del., and Capt. Matt Cullen, 137th Airlift Squadron C-17 pilot, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., talk on the ramp of a C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Five vehicles and team members were airlifted to Florida to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
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Delaware Army National Guard Capt. Stephen Davis, survey team leader, and Sgt. 1st Class Louis Krause, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear NCO in charge, both assigned to the 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del., and Capt. Matt Cullen, 137th Airlift Squadron C-17 pilot, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., talk on the ramp of a C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Five vehicles and team members were airlifted to Florida to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Staff Sgt. Ryan Stanich, 137th Airlift Squadron C-17 loadmaster, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., marshals a vehicle backing up on the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The vehicles belong to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. The vehicles and team members were airlifted to Florida to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
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Staff Sgt. Ryan Stanich, 137th Airlift Squadron C-17 loadmaster, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., marshals a vehicle backing up on the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The vehicles belong to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. The vehicles and team members were airlifted to Florida to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

With the assistance of 436th Aerial Port Squadron ramp operations personnel, Staff Sgt. Ryan Stanich, 137th Airlift Squadron C-17 loadmaster, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., marshals a vehicle backing up on the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The vehicles belong to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. The vehicles and team members were airlifted to Florida to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
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With the assistance of 436th Aerial Port Squadron ramp operations personnel, Staff Sgt. Ryan Stanich, 137th Airlift Squadron C-17 loadmaster, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., marshals a vehicle backing up on the DOMOPS Airlift Modular Approach Shoring Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The vehicles belong to the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del. The vehicles and team members were airlifted to Florida to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Personnel from the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del., board a C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Five vehicles and team members were being airlifted to Florida to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. The C-17 was from the 105th Airlift Wing, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., supported by a 137th Airlift Squadron aircrew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
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Personnel from the Delaware National Guard's 31st Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction headquartered in Smyrna, Del., board a C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 11, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Five vehicles and team members were being airlifted to Florida to support the Florida National Guard during a large-scale training exercise Jan. 14-18. The 31st CST maintains the capability to mitigate the consequences of any WMD or Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical event, whether natural or man-made. They are experts in WMD effects and NBC defense operations. The C-17 was from the 105th Airlift Wing, Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., supported by a 137th Airlift Squadron aircrew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

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