4-1 NORMAL CONDITIONS.
4-2.5 CBAICO, AFDPO, and NDCO.
When not on an Air Force base or aircraft, or on a Navy
Monitor the cargo as required, and, for G-series, check
base or ship, notify the chemical-biological, accident-
the condition of the rabbits. If any have died, use a
incident control officer as soon as possible. When on an
chemical agent detector kit to determine whether a
Air Force base, notify the Air Force disaster
leaker has developed.
preparedness officer and, on a Navy Base, notify the
Navy disaster control officer. It is mandatory that all
personnel of the technical escort team carry the name,
When the cargo is monitored, inspect the blocking,
address, and phone number of the CBAICO, AFDPO, or
bracing, and cargo for damage. Obvious damage to the
cargo or blocking and bracing is considered an incident
situation. In such case, begin application of emergency
4-2.5.1 Personnel. Personnel decontamination should
be included with first-aid measures. For the body,
excepting the eyes, use the ABC-M13 decontamination
4-2 EMERGENCY CONDITIONS.
kit or soapy or plain water. Use plain water to wash the
Since each incident or accident situation is different, no
specific procedures can be prescribed to cover each
4-2.5.2 Equipment. All tools and equipment used by
situation. For guidance, the following procedures are
the escort team must be decontaminated thoroughly.
Refer to TM 9-1300-275/2 for recommended
decontamination methods and how to mix the
4-2.2 Evacuation of Personnel.
decontaminates. For more detailed procedures, refer to
Evacuate all personnel from the area for at least 2,000
meters downwind and 450 meters in other directions.
4-2.5.3 Cargo and Carrier. The cargo and carrier must
be decontaminated before moving it to complete the
Begin containment of the agent as soon as possible.
escort mission. Proceed as outlined in TM 9-1300-
Refer to TM 9-1300-275/2 and /3. Repair blocking and
275/2. Use only soapy water or deicing solution on or in
bracing, if possible.
an aircraft. Decontaminating agent DS-2 may be used
in most other cases.
4-2.4 First Aid.
Check the cargo carrier thoroughly with a chemical
agent detector kit and get permission from the CBAICO,
Render first aid to the injured, treating first the most
AFDPO, or NDCO before moving the carrier. If the
serious casualty. For specific applications, refer to TM
cargo and carrier must be moved out of the
contaminated area before they are decontaminated, the
team commander must get permission from the
CBAICO or AFDPO or NDCO before taking action.