mask to the reissue point.
The attendant must take care not to contaminate
the reissue point.
If this step is not done or is done improperly, you risk contaminating the
soldier when the mask is reissued. Even though the step is done correctly,
there is still a possible danger when many masks are stacked together.
Small amounts of residual vapors from each mask can combine to become
h. Station 8.
Performing this step will insure that you receive all of your individual
gear and your protective mask with all components.
You will need the protective mask PLL parts. The unit supply sergeant and
Chemical NCO set up the reissue point to provide soldiers with replacement
parts for all types of protective masks and assist in mask maintenance.
Reissue mask with components to soldier, who assembles mask in the assembly
area. Unit Chemical NCO will affix canisters to cleaned M24/M25A1 and M43
Hoses. Individuals pick up individual gear and move to postdecon assembly
If this step is not done properly, the soldier will be inadequately equipped
for future operations.
The supporting Chemical unit, Decon or Smoke/Decon, must supply the majority
of the equipment and supplies required to operate the DTD.
This does not
relieve the supported unit from the requirement to maintain adequate
supporting Chemical unit with replacement supplies and material at the end
This shortens the time the Chemical unit is nonmission capable
following a decon operation.
The supported unit must coordinate for the
supplies and equipment necessary to operate the DTD.
units do not have more than two CAMs per company-sized unit. However, the
DTD requires a minimum of three CAMs. The supported headquarters may need
to provide additional CAMs.