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Airmen muster up the strength

Airmen muster up the strength

Airmen assigned to the 2nd Security Forces Squadron gear up for the 2018 Barksdale Fire Muster at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 11, 2018. The event was held in observance of Fire Prevention Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Airmen muster up the strength

Staff Sgt. Kalin Fuller, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team member, drags a hose during the 2018 Barksdale Fire Muster at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 11, 2018. This year’s theme for Fire Prevention Week was “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Airmen muster up the strength

An Airman times a competitor during the 2018 Barksdale Fire Muster at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 11, 2018. If a participant incorrectly completed an event or skipped it entirely, additional penalty time was added. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Airmen muster up the strength

Tech. Sgt. Donald Manuel, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal resources NCO in-charge, drags a training dummy through a course during the 2018 Fire Muster at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 11, 2018. Firefighters train with these life-sized dummies to simulate moving injured personnel out of dangerous situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Airmen muster up the strength

Staff Sgt. J Michael Smith, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team member, is congratulated by his teammates after finishing his run for the 2018 Barksdale Fire Muster at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 11, 2018. At the end of the event, trophies were awarded to the teams and individuals with the fastest times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Airmen muster up the strength

Staff Sgt. Terrance Mardenborough, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services fire inspector, encourages a participant while he hits a Kieser Sled during the 2018 Barksdale Fire Muster at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 11, 2018. The Kieser Sled is a tool used to help firefighters build endurance when using a fire axe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Airmen muster up the strength

Capt. Zach Capra, 2nd Bomb Wing Judge Advocate chief of general law, pulls a fire hose through a course during the 2018 Barksdale Fire Muster at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 11, 2018. This event was designed to simulate dragging and discharging a hose. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Airmen muster up the strength

Staff Sgt. J Michael Smith, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team member, catches his breath after participating in the 2018 Barksdale Fire Muster at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 11, 2018. The fire muster was an obstacle course with five events that tested participant’s speed, strength and agility, by exposing them to tasks that a firefighter could experience during an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Airmen muster up the strength

Staff Sgt. Edward Hatten, 2nd Security Forces Squadron base defense operations center controller, receives the 2018 Barksdale Fire Muster trophy for fastest individual at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 11, 2018. Hatten won the challenge with a time of two minutes and 45 seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Airmen muster up the strength
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A team of 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal Airmen receive the 2018 Barksdale Fire Muster trophy for fastest team at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 11, 2018. The EOD team won the challenge with a time of two minutes and nine seconds beating three other teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

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