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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyle Gregory, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, prepares a fire for a training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 20, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyle Gregory, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, prepares a fire for a training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 20, 2018. The burn pit at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, is equipped with trainers for firefighters to practice response scenarios for buildings, and large and small aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Isaac Sunnock, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, participates in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Isaac Sunnock, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, participates in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018. The firefighters train almost 20 hours a week to remain proficient in their skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Isaac Sunnock, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter and Airman 1st Class Jacob Vuckovich, 633rd CES firefighter, participate in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Isaac Sunnock, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, and Airman 1st Class Jacob Vuckovich, 633rd CES firefighter, participate in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018. The exercise tested the firefighter’s ability to communicate and work together to respond to mishaps in a timely manner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jose Cancel, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, participates in a fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 20, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jose Cancel, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, participates in a fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 20, 2018. The firefighters train almost 20 hours a week to remain proficient in their skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Isaac Sunnock, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, and Airman 1st Class Jacob Vuckovich, 633rd CES firefighter, participate in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Isaac Sunnock, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, and Airman 1st Class Jacob Vuckovich, 633rd CES firefighter, participate in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018. The burn pit at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, is equipped with trainers for firefighters to practice response scenarios for buildings, and large and small aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

James Sneddon, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, participates in a fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 20, 2018.

James Sneddon, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, participates in a fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 20, 2018. During the exercise, the firefighters were told the nearby fire hydrant didn’t work so, they were tasked with filling up a truck at an alternate location to supplement water needs on the response site. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christian Paulson, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, participates in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christian Paulson, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, participates in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018. The burn pit at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, is equipped with trainers for firefighters to practice response scenarios for buildings, and large and small aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron participates in a fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 20, 2018.

A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron participates in a fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 20, 2018. The exercise tested the firefighter’s ability to communicate and work together to respond to mishaps in a timely manner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Todd Wagner, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter and Staff Sgt. Isaac Sunnock, 633rd CES lead firefighter, participate in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Todd Wagner, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, and Staff Sgt. Isaac Sunnock, 633rd CES lead firefighter, participate in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018. The firefighters train almost 20 hours a week to remain proficient in their skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Todd Wagner, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, participates in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Todd Wagner, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, participates in a live-fire training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2018. The exercise tested the firefighter’s ability to communicate and work together to respond to mishaps in a timely manner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. -- U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron participated in live-fire training exercises at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 19-20, 2018. The training tested the firefighter’s ability to communicate and work together to respond to mishaps in a timely manner. The firefighters train almost 20 hours a week to remain proficient in their skills.