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Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group train to be Agile Combat Employment leaders.

Alaska Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Jessica Deters, 176th Force Support Flight, dons an M50 Joint Service General Purpose Mask May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group train to be Agile Combat Employment leaders.

Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Kenneth Morris, 176th Force Support Flight, dons an M50 Joint Service General Purpose Mask May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group train to be Agile Combat Employment leaders.

Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Kenneth Morris, 176th Force Support Flight, removes an M50 Joint Service General Purpose Mask May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group train to be Agile Combat Employment leaders.

Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Kenneth Morris, 176th Force Support Flight, removes an M50 Joint Service General Purpose Mask May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group train to be Agile Combat Employment leaders.

Alaska Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Jessica Deters, 176th Force Support Flight, removes her M50 Joint Service General Purpose Mask May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group train to be Agile Combat Employment leaders.

Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Franz Deters, 176th Force Support Flight, calls in a tactical report May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group train to be Agile Combat Employment leaders.

Alaska Air National Guard Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group move a notionally contaminated vehicle May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group train to be Agile Combat Employment leaders.

Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Franz Deters, 176th Force Support Flight, repairs a notionally contaminated vehicle May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group train to be Agile Combat Employment leaders.

Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Kenneth Morris, 176th Force Support Flight, provides security to his section May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group train to be Agile Combat Employment leaders.
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Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Kenneth Morris, 176th Force Support Flight, provides security to his section May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

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Alaska Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Jessica Deters, 176th Force Support Flight, provides security for her section May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

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Alaska Air National Guard Airmen of 176th Mission Support Group prepare to maneuver May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

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Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Kenneth Morris, 176th Force Support Flight, provides security for his section May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

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Alaska Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Jessica Deters, 176th Force Support Flight, provides security for her section May 9, 2019, during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives scenario at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The scenario was part of 176th Mission Support Group’s Agile Combat Employment Leadership training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska --

Alaska Air National Guardsmen of 176th Mission Support Group participated in an Agile Combat Employment leadership event May 8 and 9, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

The ACE leadership event is designed to develop, challenge and strengthen 176th MSG Guardsmen with a warrior ethos powered by innovative thinking and a one-team, one-fight mentality.

The training aimed to build more lethal, resilient and rapidly innovating Airmen through realistic combat scenarios.

Airmen donned chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear protective equipment and worked through several simulated attacks and ambushes that included opposing forces and civilians on the battlefield.

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