U.S. Forces Command CSM Michael Grinston on inadequate training.
A Look at Military Fire Phobia Training
Joint Multinational Readiness Center | Date: 01.19.2014. Soldiers from Charlie company, 2-38 CAV, 504th BFSB conduct fire phobia training during a Kosovo Force 18, also called KFOR 18 mission rehearsal exercise at the Hohenfels Training Area in Germany, Jan. 19. KFOR 18 prepares units for peace support, stability, and contingency operations in Kosovo in support of civil authorities to maintain a safe and secure environment. The fire phobia training prepares the unit to react to and mitigate the threat of improvised incendiary devices during riot control operations. Produced by Staff Sgt. Caleb Barrieau. Includes soundbites from Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas Ford, stationed at Fort Hood, Charlie Company, 2-38th CAV, 504th BFSB, and "OR6" First Sergeant Nuno Neves, 2nd Battalion paratrooper, Portuguese Army.