This website is not affiliated with the U.S. government or military.

Protect against chemical/biological contamination using assigned protective mask


TASK: Protect against chemical/biological contamination using assigned protective mask.

TEST CONDITIONS: Given assigned protective mask with hood and carrier worn in the leg-carry position or worn in the underarm position in one of the following situations:

1. Hear or see a chemical or biological attack.

2. Realize through other means that a chemical or biological attack is underway.

3. Ordered to mask.

4. Enter a contaminated area.

TEST STANDARDS: Don assigned protective mask, to include checking and clearing, within nine seconds after removing (Kevlar or CVC) helmet.

NOTE: The above task includes the M17, M40, or M42 protective mask. Performance measures 2 through 8 are not timed but must be performed in sequence.

SOLDIER’S MANUAL CROSSWALK: The performance measures differ in this task from TRADOC Common Core Task 031-503-1035. See TM 3-4240-279-10, TM 3-4240-339-10, TM 3-4240-343-10, FM 3-4 and FM 3-5 for references for this task.

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR POINT: Stopwatch, clipboard, field table, pencil, and FB Form 20-7.1-R.

SITE SETUP: No specific site setup required.

Once masked, the candidate continues to wear the protective mask throughout the NBC testing.

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES: Say to the candidates–

“Let me have your attention. At this point you must protect yourself from chemical/biological contamination using your assigned protective mask. You must don, check, and clear your mask within nine seconds. We will not time performance measures 2 through 8, but you must perform them in sequence to receive a GO for this point.

“When you have completed performance measure 6, the scorer will give the ALL CLEAR. When you hear ALL CLEAR, you will do performance measures 7 and 8. To receive a GO, you must perform all eight performance measures in sequence.

“If you are wearing glasses or contact lenses, remove them at this time.”

If anyone has questions, repeat the instructions but do not elaborate on what you have read.

Pause five seconds and then say–


Allow the candidate to proceed for two minutes and then say-


Available Subcategories :

Privacy Policy | About Us | FAQ | Terms of Service | Disclaimers | Do Not Sell My Personal Information (CA and NV residents)

Copyright © 2023 EducationDynamics. All Rights Reserved.

This is a private website that is not affiliated with the U.S. government, U.S. Armed Forces or Department of Veteran Affairs. U.S. government agencies have not reviewed this information. This site is not connected with any government agency. If you would like to find more information about benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, please visit the official U.S. government web site for veterans’ benefits at

The sponsored schools featured on this site do not include all schools that accept GI Bill® funding or VA Benefits. To contact ArmyStudyGuide, email us.

Disclosure: EducationDynamics receives compensation for the featured schools on our websites (see “Sponsored Schools” or “Sponsored Listings” or “Sponsored Results”). So what does this mean for you? Compensation may impact where the Sponsored Schools appear on our websites, including whether they appear as a match through our education matching services tool, the order in which they appear in a listing, and/or their ranking. Our websites do not provide, nor are they intended to provide, a comprehensive list of all schools (a) in the United States (b) located in a specific geographic area or (c) that offer a particular program of study. By providing information or agreeing to be contacted by a Sponsored School, you are in no way obligated to apply to or enroll with the school.

This is an offer for educational opportunities that may lead to employment and not an offer for nor a guarantee of employment. Students should consult with a representative from the school they select to learn more about career opportunities in that field. Program outcomes vary according to each institution’s specific program curriculum. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify. The financial aid information on this site is for informational and research purposes only and is not an assurance of financial aid.

VFW $30,000 Scholarship!
Write an essay on the annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme is, “Why Is The Veteran Important?”