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  • 332d ECES firefighters perform live-fire flashover training

    A flashover is the near-simultaneous transition from a growing fire to the ignition of all exposed combustible material and off-gasses in an enclosed area. All contents, including smoke, combust almost instantaneously engulfing the entire space in flames. The 332d Expeditionary Civil Engineer

  • Wildfire training turns to trial

    Northern California is an area prone to wildfires, which poses a hazard to both Recce Town’s members and assets. To combat this threat, the 9th Civil Engineer Squadron’s (CES) Fire Department organized training with wildland fire experts May 29, 2020.  During the training, the firefighters were put

  • JTF-B burns cultural barriers during CENTAM SMOKE

    Firefighters from five Central American countries and Joint Task Force - Bravo participated in Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences (CENTAM SMOKE) exercise, from April 8 - 12, here. CENTAM SMOKE, a biannual event hosted by the 612th Air Base Squadron, brought together

  • Teamwork leads to mission readiness

    In the military, many times the mission prevails through teamwork; teamwork throughout squadrons, organizations and internally within each shop. With some jobs, teamwork is much more crucial to the specific mission, which is why fire training is so important for the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron fire

  • Langley firefighters rope way to preparedness

    Firefighters assigned to the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron participated in a Rescue Technician One Course, here, from Sept. 24 to Oct. 18, 2018. Instructors from the 312th Training Squadron at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, taught 11 U.S. Air Force Airmen how to run emergencies during rescue

  • Firefighters feel the heat during training

    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