52nd Civil Support Team
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.
Exercise Orca 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.