In this lesson, you will learn to direct and/or supervise support for
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Decontamination. Given information about and illustrations
regarding Thorough Decontamination.
Demonstrate competency of the task, skills, and knowledge
by responding to the multiple-choice test covering Thorough
FM 3-5, STP 3-54B2-SM, and STP 3-54B34-SM-TG.
Generally, companies conduct Detailed Troop Decontamination in the brigade
Battalions conduct it in the division support area.
Materials for this technique usually are stocked in the battalion or brigade
Reconstitution operations should be closely associated with the
decontamination operation. The battalion assessment and recovery team (ART)
ensures the material and equipment are available for the decontamination
operation as part of the reconstitution effort.
If the mission and time
permit, the company commander might request a clothing and bath point from
the ART commander. Chemical units no longer have the mission of providing
Quartermaster elements from the division support area do
PART A - DETAILED TROOP DECONTAMINATION
Thorough Decontamination is sufficient enough that residual contamination
levels should pose no more than a negligible