The upgraded systems consist of government and commercial off-the-shelf equipment that provides detection, identification, sample collection, decontamination, marking and hazard reporting of CBRN threats as well as improved personnel protection from CBRN hazards.
"The purpose of the DR SKO training is to give all chemical units a baseline set of instructions on the employment and doctrinal aspects of the equipment," said Sgt.
We are called stationary engineers because the equipment we operate is similar to equipment operated by locomotive or marine engineers except it is not in a vehicle that moves.
Stationary engineers start up, regulate, repair and shut down equipment.
A wave of media outlets, including The Guardian and The New York Times, have recently declared that Catherine Hettinger, a woman living in the Orlando area, is the inventor of the fidget spinner.
Hettinger isn't involved in any of the companies that are making the popular toys and told a reporter at The Guardian that she is having financial difficulties.
A 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldier looks at some of the hand-held monitors from the new Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits and Outfits (CBRN DR SKO) system during the hands-on portion of the training April 25 outside the Force Modification and Mobilization Facility at Fort Drum. The Soldiers, assigned to 7th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, and 41st Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat team, received this in-depth training opportunity after the division acquired two CBRN DR SKO systems in April.
-- Chemical operations specialists were the first 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers to participate in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits and Outfits -- or CBRN DR SKO -- training, held April 3-27 at the Force Modernization and Mobilization Facility on Fort Drum.
Being a typical member of the lanthanide series, samarium usually assumes the oxidation state 3.
Compounds of samarium(II) are also known, most notably the monoxide Sm O, monochalcogenides Sm S, Sm Se and Sm Te, as well as samarium(II) iodide.
The fidget spinner is a toy that sits like a propeller on a person's finger, with blades that spin around a bearing.