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A-10 training increases firefighters capabilities, team cohesion

Firefighters from the 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) attempt to open an engine panel during an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Firefighters from the 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) attempt to open an engine panel during an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Airman 1st Class Zachary Mabee, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) firefighter, tightens a hose after completing an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Airman 1st Class Zachary Mabee, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) firefighter, tightens a hose after completing an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Airman 1st Class Lakeem Coleman, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) firefighter, rides in a fire truck in response to an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Airman 1st Class Lakeem Coleman, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) firefighter, rides in a fire truck in response to an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Airman 1st Class Lakeem Coleman, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) firefighter, carries a hose during an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Airman 1st Class Lakeem Coleman, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) firefighter, carries a hose during an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Senior Airman Tyler Goshe, left, and Airman 1st Class Zachary Mabee, both 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) firefighters, wrap a hose after completing an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Senior Airman Tyler Goshe, left, and Airman 1st Class Zachary Mabee, both 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) firefighters, wrap a hose after completing an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Firefighters from the 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) share a laugh after completing an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

Firefighters from the 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) share a laugh after completing an A-10C Thunderbolt II egress training scenario, Aug. 9, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d CES conducted the exercise to test their capability in extinguishing an A-10 on fire while simultaneously rescuing its pilot. The training also served as an opportunity for firefighter crew chiefs and their Airmen to increase team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Azaria E. Foster)

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