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US Air Force Technical Sergeant Rob Rizya works on the Taegu Air Base, Korea, flightline while wearing Mission-Oriented Protective Posture response level 4 (MOPP-4) gear, following a simulated chemical attack during exercise FOAL EAGLE 2000. TSGT Rizya is assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group and is deployed to Taegu from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. FOAL EAGLE is held annually in South Korea to demonstrate U.S. and South Korean military cooperation and is the U.S. Militarys largest Joint-Service, Multi-National field training drill. This year's drill involves about 25,000 active duty, Reserve, and National Guard troops from the United States and bases throughout the Pacific Command...

US Air Force Technical Sergeant Rob Rizya works on the Taegu Air Base, Korea, flightline while wearing Mission-Oriented Protective Posture response level 4 (MOPP-4) gear, following a simulated chemical attack during exercise FOAL EAGLE 2000. TSGT Rizya is assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group and is deployed to Taegu from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. FOAL EAGLE is held annually in South Korea to demonstrate U.S. and South Korean military cooperation and is the U.S. Militarys largest Joint-Service, Multi-National field training drill. This year's drill involves about 25,000 active duty, Reserve, and National Guard troops from the United States and bases throughout the Pacific Command...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: US Air Force Technical Sergeant Rob Rizya works on the Taegu Air Base, Korea, flightline while wearing Mission-Oriented Protective Posture response level 4 (MOPP-4) gear, following a simulated chemical attack during exercise FOAL EAGLE 2000. TSGT Rizya is assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group and is deployed to Taegu from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. FOAL EAGLE is held annually in South Korea to demonstrate U.S. and South Korean military cooperation and is the U.S. Militarys largest Joint-Service, Multi-National field training drill. This year's drill involves about 25,000 active duty, Reserve, and National Guard troops from the United States and bases throughout the Pacific Command. A USAF MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft is partially seen in the background.

Subject Operation/Series: FOAL EAGLE 2000

Base: Taegu Air Base

Country: Korea

Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Cary Humphries, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
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26/10/2000
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