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304th RQS partners with federal, civilian emergency responders

Air Force reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., train with Oregon and Kentucky National Guard chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives enhanced force response force package members during the Cascadia Rising exercise at Camp Rilea, Warrenton, Ore., June 8, 2016. Cascadia Rising’s scenario is a 9.0 magnitude earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, resulting in a tsunami, testing first responders, emergency management and public safety officials in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. John Hughel)

Air Force reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., train with Oregon and Kentucky National Guard chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives enhanced force response force package members during the Cascadia Rising exercise at Camp Rilea, Warrenton, Ore., June 8, 2016. Cascadia Rising’s scenario is a 9.0 magnitude earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, resulting in a tsunami, testing first responders, emergency management and public safety officials in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. John Hughel)

Reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., stand behind an HC-130 as they watch an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from the 305th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., depart the airport in Astoria, Ore., June 8, 2016. Several 304th personnel, plus Air and Army National Guardsmen and other local, state and federal government and civilian organizations participated in Cascadia Rising, a disaster response exercise simulating a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Anna-Marie Wyant)

Reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., stand behind an HC-130 as they watch an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from the 305th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., depart the airport in Astoria, Ore., June 8, 2016. Several 304th personnel, plus Air and Army National Guardsmen and other local, state and federal government and civilian organizations participated in Cascadia Rising, a disaster response exercise simulating a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Anna-Marie Wyant)

Pararescuemen from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., exit an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from the 305th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., with fellow 304th reservists simulating casualties June 8, 2016 at the airport in Astoria, Ore. Several 304th personnel, plus Air and Army National Guardsmen and other local, state and federal government and civilian organizations participated in Cascadia Rising, a disaster response exercise simulating a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Anna-Marie Wyant)

Pararescuemen from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., exit an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from the 305th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., with fellow 304th reservists simulating casualties June 8, 2016 at the airport in Astoria, Ore. Several 304th personnel, plus Air and Army National Guardsmen and other local, state and federal government and civilian organizations participated in Cascadia Rising, a disaster response exercise simulating a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Anna-Marie Wyant)

A pararescueman from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., is lowered onto a rooftop from an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from the 305th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 8, 2016 at Camp Rilea, Ore., during a simulated urban rescue scenario. Several 304th personnel, plus Air and Army National Guardsmen and other local, state and federal government and civilian organizations participated in Cascadia Rising, a disaster response exercise simulating a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Anna-Marie Wyant)

A pararescueman from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., is lowered onto a rooftop from an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from the 305th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 8, 2016 at Camp Rilea, Ore., during a simulated urban rescue scenario. Several 304th personnel, plus Air and Army National Guardsmen and other local, state and federal government and civilian organizations participated in Cascadia Rising, a disaster response exercise simulating a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Anna-Marie Wyant)

A pararescueman from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., and a fellow 304th reservist simulating a casualty, are hoisted into an HH-60G Pave Hawk Helicopter from the 305th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 8, 2016 at Camp Rilea, Ore. Several 304th personnel, plus Air and Army National Guardsmen and other local, state and federal government and civilian organizations participated in Cascadia Rising, a disaster response exercise simulating a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Anna-Marie Wyant)

A pararescueman from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., and a fellow 304th reservist simulating a casualty, are hoisted into an HH-60G Pave Hawk Helicopter from the 305th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 8, 2016 at Camp Rilea, Ore. Several 304th personnel, plus Air and Army National Guardsmen and other local, state and federal government and civilian organizations participated in Cascadia Rising, a disaster response exercise simulating a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Anna-Marie Wyant)

CAMP RILEA, Ore. -- Air Force reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., train with Oregon and Kentucky National Guard chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives enhanced force response force package members during the Cascadia Rising exercise at Camp Rilea, Warrenton, Ore., June 8, 2016. Cascadia Rising’s scenario is a 9.0 magnitude earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, resulting in a tsunami, testing first responders, emergency management and public safety officials in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. John Hughel)