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Vandenberg trains for deployment readiness

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --
An Exercise Evaluation Team member observes Airmen training at a Self-Aid and Buddy Care station during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. EET members provide oversight and feedback to ensure proper training procedures are being followed for deployment readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- An Exercise Evaluation Team member observes Airmen training at a Self-Aid and Buddy Care station during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. EET members provide oversight and feedback to ensure proper training procedures are being followed for deployment readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --
Teams work to secure two wounded Airmen for stretcher transport during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Stretcher transport is a part of Self-Aid and Buddy Care, one of many skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Teams work to secure two wounded Airmen for stretcher transport during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Stretcher transport is a part of Self-Aid and Buddy Care, one of many skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman Felicia Aegerter, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron drafting technician, secures the end of a stretcher while her fellow team members prepare a wounded Airman for transport during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Stretcher transport is part of Self-Aid and Buddy Care, and is one of many skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman Felicia Aegerter, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron drafting technician, secures the end of a stretcher while her fellow team members prepare a wounded Airman for transport during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Stretcher transport is part of Self-Aid and Buddy Care, and is one of many skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Capt. Zachary Eagle, 30th Operations Support Squadron range control officer, demonstrates how to check a wounded Airman's airway for obstructions during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Self-Aid and Buddy Care is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson).

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Capt. Zachary Eagle, 30th Operations Support Squadron range control officer, demonstrates how to check a wounded Airman's airway for obstructions during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Self-Aid and Buddy Care is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson).

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman Austin Encina, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron member, practices assembling and disassembling an M-16 carbine rifle during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Combat Arms Training and Maintenance is one of the essential elements on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman Austin Encina, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron member, practices assembling and disassembling an M-16 carbine rifle during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Combat Arms Training and Maintenance is one of the essential elements on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman Austin Encina, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron member, practices assembling and disassembling an M-16 carbine rifle during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Combat Arms Training and Maintenance is one of the essential elements on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman Austin Encina, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron member, practices assembling and disassembling an M-16 carbine rifle during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Combat Arms Training and Maintenance is one of the essential elements on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- 
Nathan Lancor, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management trainer, helps Capt. Carman Leone, 30th Space Wing Staff Judge Advocate assistant, get a proper fit on his gas mask during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. The use of CBRN protective gear is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Nathan Lancor, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management trainer, helps Capt. Carman Leone, 30th Space Wing Staff Judge Advocate assistant, get a proper fit on his gas mask during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. The use of CBRN protective gear is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --
A team of Vandenberg airmen practice suiting-up in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear protective gear during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. The use of CBRN protective gear is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A team of Vandenberg airmen practice suiting-up in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear protective gear during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. The use of CBRN protective gear is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Hyrum Lowder, 30th Space Wing ground safety specialist, studies training materials on Explosive Ordnance Disposal procedures during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Explosive Ordnance Disposal is one of many essentials skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Hyrum Lowder, 30th Space Wing ground safety specialist, studies training materials on Explosive Ordnance Disposal procedures during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Explosive Ordnance Disposal is one of many essentials skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A line of Vandenberg Airmen under the supervision of Nelson Almodovar, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal trainer, conduct a sweep to identify and mark unexploded ordnances during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Explosive Ordnance Disposal is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson).
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A line of Vandenberg Airmen under the supervision of Nelson Almodovar, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal trainer, conduct a sweep to identify and mark unexploded ordnances during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Explosive Ordnance Disposal is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson).

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --
A team of Vandenberg Airmen conduct a sweep to identify and mark unexploded ordnances during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Explosive Ordnance Disposal is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson).
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A team of Vandenberg Airmen conduct a sweep to identify and mark unexploded ordnances during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Explosive Ordnance Disposal is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson).

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Staff Sgt. Stephen Ohge, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal trainer, explains EOD procedures to a group of Vandenberg airmen during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Explosive Ordnance Disposal is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson).
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Staff Sgt. Stephen Ohge, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal trainer, explains EOD procedures to a group of Vandenberg airmen during deployment readiness training at Cocheo Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Explosive Ordnance Disposal is one of many essential skills on which Airmen are evaluated as they prepare for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson).