Airman's packaging idea carves hours from hazmat response
Senior Airman Michael Blair, a 332nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management equipment technician at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, pieces together a 12-cubic-foot box used to hold instruments needed for responding to hazardous material situations. The kit replaces a previous four-case response package. His idea was to use one response kit instead of three or four which has cut response time by more than 75 percent. Airman Blair is deployed from McGuire Air Force Base, N.J.
U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Julianne Showalter
October 19, 2012
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