HomeNewsArticle Display

News Search

Gunfighters practice wartime skills

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Adanlit Herrera, 366th Civil Engineer Squadron, aims a training M-16 rifle during an operational readiness exercise April 11, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Operational readiness exercises test Airmen's ability to survive and operate during a contingency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Malissa Lott)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Adanlit Herrera, 366th Civil Engineer Squadron, aims a training M-16 rifle during an operational readiness exercise April 11, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Operational readiness exercises test Airmen's ability to survive and operate during a contingency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Malissa Lott)

Firefighters suit-up for a training exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, April 10, 2013. The firefighters tested their response time and how efficient they can be when extinguishing a fire. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Malissa Lott)

Firefighters suit-up for a training exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, April 10, 2013. The firefighters tested their response time and how efficient they can be when extinguishing a fire. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Malissa Lott)

A firefighter retracts a fire hose after completing a live-fire training exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, April 10, 2013. The 366th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department routinely practices their readiness and effectiveness as firefighters. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Malissa Lott)

A firefighter retracts a fire hose after completing a live-fire training exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, April 10, 2013. The 366th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department routinely practices their readiness and effectiveness as firefighters. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Malissa Lott)

Firefighters put hoses away after a live-fire exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, April 10, 2013. The firefighters worked together and demonstrated their mission-readiness. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Malissa Lott)

Firefighters put hoses away after a live-fire exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, April 10, 2013. The firefighters worked together and demonstrated their mission-readiness. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Malissa Lott)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Morris, 366th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, dons his protective mask during an operational readiness exercise, April 11, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The masks help protect Airmen from harmful airborne agents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather Hayward)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Morris, 366th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, dons his protective mask during an operational readiness exercise, April 11, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The masks help protect Airmen from harmful airborne agents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather Hayward)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Donovan Johnson, 366th Civil Engineer Squadron, administers first aid during a training exercise April 10, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Airmen are trained to perform basic life-saving measures to help their wingmen until medical personnel arrive. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Malissa Lott)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Donovan Johnson, 366th Civil Engineer Squadron, administers first aid during a training exercise April 10, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Airmen are trained to perform basic life-saving measures to help their wingmen until medical personnel arrive. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Malissa Lott)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Maria Paucar, 366th Medical Group, takes cover in a simulated bunker during an operational readiness exercise, April 11, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Exercise evaluators simulate injuries to ensure Medical Group staff are trained and ready to manage a crisis situation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather Hayward)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Maria Paucar, 366th Medical Group, takes cover in a simulated bunker during an operational readiness exercise, April 11, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Exercise evaluators simulate injuries to ensure Medical Group staff are trained and ready to manage a crisis situation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather Hayward)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Morris, 366th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, parks his bus behind another during an operational readiness exercise, April 11, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The exercise was held to prepare Airmen to respond to contingencies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather Hayward)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Morris, 366th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, parks his bus behind another during an operational readiness exercise, April 11, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The exercise was held to prepare Airmen to respond to contingencies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather Hayward)

U.S. Air Force members ride a bus to a parking lot with their vehicles during an operational readiness exercise, April 11, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. To add realism to the exercise, participating Airmen must “deploy” on the buses into the exercise area without their vehicles or other conveniences. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather Hayward)

U.S. Air Force members ride a bus to a parking lot with their vehicles during an operational readiness exercise, April 11, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. To add realism to the exercise, participating Airmen must “deploy” on the buses into the exercise area without their vehicles or other conveniences. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather Hayward)

Social Media