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52nd Civil Support Team

Soldiers in hazmat suits tend to victim.

First to Respond, Ohio and Beyond ~ The 52nd Civil Support Team deploys in support of civil authorities at a domestic Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High-Yield Explosive (CBRNE) or natural disaster incident site by identifying CBRNE agents/substances, assessing current and projected consequences, advising on response measures, and assisting with appropriate requests for state and federal support.


Soldier in hazmat suit using camp burner.

05.19.2021 ~
Exercise Orca 2021

Soldier in hazmat suit at camping burner.



BUCKEYE GUARD ~ August 2021

By Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Branson,
121st Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs

What if it was a dirty bomb?
The 52nd Civil Support Team (Weapons of Mass Destruction) conducted training with about a dozen local, state, and federal agencies to test a response to a dirty bomb explosion.