Medical group readies for exercise

Tech. Sgt. Eric Hood, 51st Medical Operations Squadron medical decontamination instructor, demonstrates the proper way to use a sponge when decontaminating a patient on a litter on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 18, 2015. The entire 51st Medical Group participated in multiple stages of readiness training to ensure the hospital and its patients would be safe from intruders and contaminants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards)

Tech. Sgt. Eric Hood, 51st Medical Operations Squadron medical decontamination instructor, demonstrates the proper way to use a sponge when decontaminating a patient on a litter on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 18, 2015. The entire 51st Medical Group participated in multiple stages of readiness training to ensure the hospital and its patients would be safe from intruders and contaminants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards)

Senior Airmen Cody Murphy and William Garrett, 51st Medical Group security team members, detain a simulated uncooperative person during a training class on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 18, 2015. The security team spent the day training 51st MDG members on proper security protocols and use of force prior to an impending exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards)

Senior Airmen Cody Murphy and William Garrett, 51st Medical Group security team members, detain a simulated uncooperative person during a training class on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 18, 2015. The security team spent the day training 51st MDG members on proper security protocols and use of force prior to an impending exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards)

Senior Airman Timothy Burnett, 51st Aerospace Medical Squadron bio-environmental engineer and Senior Airman Jeroyd Gobert, 51st Medical Operations Squadron surgical technician, demonstrate how to lift a litter in order to place it onto a station within a patient staging area on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 18, 2015.  The patient staging area is where casualties are held before they are moved to a safer location to receive follow-on care. The patient staging area can hold approximately 130 patients. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards)

Senior Airman Timothy Burnett, 51st Aerospace Medical Squadron bio-environmental engineer and Senior Airman Jeroyd Gobert, 51st Medical Operations Squadron surgical technician, demonstrate how to lift a litter in order to place it onto a station within a patient staging area on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 18, 2015. The patient staging area is where casualties are held before they are moved to a safer location to receive follow-on care. The patient staging area can hold approximately 130 patients. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards)

Senior Airman Jeroyd Gobert, 51st Medical Operations Squadron surgical technician, demonstrates how to lock in a litter to a station within the hospital patient staging area on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 18, 2015.  The patient staging area is where casualties are held before they are moved to a safer location to receive follow-on care. The patient staging area can hold approximately 130 patients. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards)

Senior Airman Jeroyd Gobert, 51st Medical Operations Squadron surgical technician, demonstrates how to lock in a litter to a station within the hospital patient staging area on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 18, 2015. The patient staging area is where casualties are held before they are moved to a safer location to receive follow-on care. The patient staging area can hold approximately 130 patients. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards)